• Douglas County Community Foundation

You make this a can do, will do place to live.
We are here to help.

Since 2000, thousands of local residents have donated $42 million through the community foundation to support local, national and international causes that reflect their lifelong values and passions.

Interest Areas

You can give through us to all charities in Douglas County and across the nation. Learn more by exploring these popular areas of interest.

Latest News & Events

LiveWell Community Wellness Grants Offered

2016 Annual Report

Inside: Volunteer firefighters respond to calls from their neighbors. A family builds its first home. Young children plant a garden. Athletes perform amazing feats of strength. How to do good through your community foundation. Download PDF

2016 Community Grants: September Cycle

Fairy Godmother Fund Update

The Fairy Godmother Fund provides assistance to women who have a limited, short-term, critical need not normally handled by any other agency or fund. Donate to the fund here. All 2016 funds have been awarded. The fund will begin providing assistance again in 2017. For questions about receiving help, contact Erika Dvorske at United Way of…

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Contact Chip Blaser

Executive Director


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Douglas County Community Foundation
900 Massachusetts, Suite 406
Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: 785-843-8727
Fax: 785-843-8735