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Community Enrichment Grant Applications Due

May 15 and November 22 Annually

Click Here for Grant Application

Do you know someone who makes a difference in the Derby area?
Nominate them for the Generosity Award.
 for Generosity Award nomination form

 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.