• 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

Back 2 School Fund

Donate Now Parents who struggle to put food on the table may often be challenged to provide their children with the necessary school supplies they need for academic success. This summer, you can be part of a community wide collaboration by joining with The Salvation Army, Ballard Community Services, ECKAN , The United Way, Lawrence…

2016 Spring Newsletter

In this issue: Foundation announces 24 grants, new therapeutic classroom to serve kids, Ryan Gray Playground to get and update and more. Download PDF

24 Community Grants Awarded

Fairy Godmother Fund Update

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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