The mission of the Derby Community Foundation is to enrich the quality of life in the Derby area by being a catalyst for connecting people and resources with community needs and initiatives.
To fulfill this mission, the Derby Community Foundation is committed:
- As a grant maker—we award grants and scholarships to improve the lives of Derby area residents.
- As a vehicle for philanthropy—we encourage private giving for public good.
- As a community leader—we inspire, educate and cultivate a spirit of philanthropy.
To respond to changing needs—we promote community involvement and collaboration.
A Little About Who We Are:
In order to better our lives we must
better where we spend our lives. For us, that’s Derby, Kansas! This is why the Derby Community Foundation was established; helping our community and its citizens raise a shared standard of excellence in all we do. The spirit of the Derby Community Foundation is refreshing and invigorating. Its contagious persistence brings together people who yearn to share a vision and have the courage to do something about it