Truman Heartland Community Foundation




You can create an impact that lasts for generations

Ways to Give

We Are Here to Serve You

A leader in philanthropy in Eastern Jackson County and the surrounding communities, Truman Heartland Community Foundation has been a respected partner in charitable giving for 40 years.


Donor Advised Funds

What's a Donor Advised Fund?

Like a private foundation - only better. A Donor Advised Fund can help you be more strategic with your charitable giving.

Open a Donor Advised Fund


2020 Grant Recipients

Competitive Grants Program

We invest in nonprofits who share our vision for the future and serve Eastern Jackson County and the surrounding communities.

2021 Competitive Grants Program

Professional Advisors

Cole Eason

Resources for Advisors and Their Clients

We’re here to help Advisors strengthen their relationships with clients and share tax-smart strategies for charitable giving.

Resources for Professional Advisors

Annual Report

In Our Community


2022 Humanitarians of the Year

Steve and Joan are positive, energetic, insightful, and selfless in their lifelong pursuit of improving their local community. Whether it be the impact of art, urban revitalization, empowerment through education, or Jewish heritage, Steve and Joan are dedicated to helping others by giving of themselves. 

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Latest News

Give Smart - Easy-Peasy Record Keeping
Creating a Legacy - Gifting your Retirement

Upcoming Events

September 24 - Toast to Our Towns Gala
October 5 - Behind the Scene at the KC Zoo (Fundholder Event)
October 13 - Professional Advisor Happy Hour (PA Network Event)
October 27 - Professional Advisor Seminar - 2022 Tax Update
November 10 - Grants Luncheon
Nov. 24 -25 - CLOSED

President's Blog

It is our Honor - Citizens of the Year

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