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527 Commercial St., Suite B, Emporia, KS 66801
Phone: (620) 342-9304  |  Email:

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Because of the ongoing health pandemic, the Emporia Community Foundation is closed to the public until April 3rd. Staff will still be working remotely and are available via email, cell phone, text message, and Facebook.

Lyon County Disaster Relief Fund

The Emporia Community Foundation has partnered with Emporia Main Street and Emporia's Radio Stations KVOE to set up a Lyon County Disaster Relief Fund during these trying times. 
To donate, please visit the link below.
ECF Entrance During Construction
The main Emporia Community Foundation office entrance will be closed during construction. Please access our office through the Commercial Street entrance. Our lobby door will be open.

Welcome to the

Emporia Community Foundation

The Emporia Community Foundation (ECF) connects the diverse citizens and communities of Lyon and its six contiguous counties through the charitable actions of a variety of funds established for the purpose of bettering the lives of individuals within its communities.  As a 501c3 Foundation, the ECF continues the traditional Kansas heritage of providing nonprofit service and supporting the charitable giving requests of donors who wish to enrich the quality of life of local citizens.

ECF represents the Kansas counties of Lyon, Chase, Greenwood, Morris, Osage, Coffey and Wabaunsee.

There are several Types of Funds whereby donors may focus their interest.  These funds are established by individuals, families, businesses, and other nonprofit organizations that have made unordinary commitments to the needs within the community. Their sole purpose is to make the "community" a better place for perpetuity.
Our Mission:
To connect caring people with causes that build stronger communities within the Emporia area which includes Chase, Coffey, Greenwood, Lyon, Morris, Osage and Wabaunsee counties.

For the whole community

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