Our vision:


Our community is diverse. Our needs are varied. And our opportunities to take action and create lasting change are abundant. 

With 36 years of experience and an expansive network of partners, the Foundation is uniquely positioned to catalyze change, address the balance of opportunity and help our remarkable community rise to greater heights.

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Our Mission

Connecting donors with their interests and community needs, increasing charitable giving in our community, providing leadership on key community issues and ensuring stewardship and accountability for effective community investment of donor dollars.

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Our Impact

Since 1983, the Topeka Community Foundation has worked to improve the quality of life in our region through an active partnership with donors and others who believe, as we do, that positive change occurs through effective charitable giving. Today, the Community Foundation manages more than 400 charitable funds established by individuals, families, and businesses and nonprofit organizations.





With more than 35 years experience, you can trust us to utilize funds in a way that will serve you and our community best.



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We manage more than $74 million in assets, with our goal being to have a lasting impact on the Topeka community.



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Almost 400 funds span a large spectrum of charitable giving goals. We are confident we can create a fund to help make your charitable dream come true.

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This community development work that the Topeka Community Foundation is embarking on is critical to the future health and economic vitality of our city and region.

Matt Pivarnik, Greater Topeka Partnership President & CEO



Serving You

We recognize that the first place donors often turn to when thinking about philanthropy is their trusted professional advisors. Whether you are an attorney, estate planner, accountant, or financial advisor, you have your clients' best interests in mind. So do we.


Donor Services

We offer a variety of services to our donors to assist you in maximizing your impact.


Thousands of dollars are available for a variety of educational pathways. Applying is simple and quick.


We believe nonprofit organizations in our community provide valuable programs for those in our community who need them the most.

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