Health and Wellness

Working through us, you can invest in improving community health and healthcare here in Douglas County and beyond.

Our staff is active in leading community efforts such as LiveWell Lawrence, and maintains relationships with all of the key health and healthcare organizations in the area. We would be happy to help you find the nonprofit(s) closest to your interests.

Anyone can make a gift in any amount at anytime to one of these funds by check, by using our online giving feature or by stock transfer:

  • Eudora Parks & Recreation Fund
  • Friends of Lawrence Area Trails Fund
  • Health Care Access Clinic Endowment Fund
  • LINK – Lawrence Interdenominational Kitchen Fund
  • Lawrence Meals on Wheels Endowment Fund
  • Lawrence Parks & Recreation Fund
  • LiveWell Community Wellness Endowment Fund

If you establish a donor-advised fund, you can recommend grants to health and wellness organizations in Douglas County and beyond. Recent donor-advised grants have gone to:

  • Mayo Clinic
  • Just Food
  • Smile Train
  • Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment
  • Action Against Hunger
  • Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center

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