Greetings from the Columbus Area Community Foundation (CACF)! We’re here to help you support the charitable causes that matter to you in an effective, enduring, and tax-efficient way.

CACF was founded in 1991 by a visionary group of local businessmen. Since then, we’ve given more than $1 million in grants and scholarships to support local nonprofit organizations and students. We are an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas and a Kansas Association of Community Foundations member.

Our Board of Directors

The Community Foundation’s Board of Directors comprises local community leaders who believe in the Foundation’s mission and volunteer their time and efforts to help us fulfill it.

Our founders

In 1991, a small group of community leaders came together to establish the Columbus Area Community Foundation.

Public documents

The Columbus Area Community Foundation is an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK), a 501(c)(3) public charity. As required by law, CFSEK makes certain documents available for public inspection, many of which are included on their website.

Contact us

Do you have questions about CACF or what we can do to help you help Cherokee County? Find out how to contact us!