Housing and Human Services

Working through us, you can help the people who need it most--those experiencing job loss, illness, disability, loss of a home or other hardship. Your investments can put many on the road toward self-sufficiency.

Our community is fortunate to have a number of organizations that help people in crisis, and those who need longer-term support. If you would like information about them, we would be happy to provide it.

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:

  • The Arc of Douglas County Fund
  • Ballard Community Services Fund
  • #BeMoreLikeClaire Fund
  • Community Village Lawrence Fund
  • Cottonwood Foundation, Inc. Fund
  • Senior Resource Center for Douglas County, Inc. Endowment Fund
  • Fairy Godmother Fund
  • Family Promise of Lawrence Fund
  • Independence Inc. Endowment Fund
  • Lawrence Community Shelter Fund
  • Lawrence Meals on Wheels Fund
  • Lawrence Police Foundation Fund
  • Momentum Grant Fund
  • Ride for Cops Fund
  • Social Services League Endowment Fund
  • Trinity In-Home Care Endowment Fund
  • Tenants to Homeowners Affordable Housing Legacy Fund
  • United Way of Douglas County Endowment Fund
  • Willow DV Center Fund

With an establish a donor-advised fund, you can recommend grants to housing and human services organizations in Douglas County and beyond. Recent donor-advised grants have gone to:

  • Family Promise of Lawrence
  • Ballard Community Services
  • 100 Good Women
  • Lawrence Community Shelter
  • United Way of Douglas County
  • Willow DV Center
  • Centro Hispano Resource Center
  • American Red Cross
  • Cottonwood
  • Lawrence Habitat for Humanity
  • Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center
  • Headquarters
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Douglas County Community Foundation
900 Massachusetts, Suite 406
Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: 785-843-8727
Fax: 785-843-8735