Truman Heartland Community Foundation


During this unprecedented time of COVID-19, we are committed to supporting Eastern Jackson County and the nonprofit organizations who are working hard to continue to serve those most at risk in our community even in the face of this extraordinary challenge. Read More

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, our office is currently closed to the public and staff are available to assist you remotely, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.



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Ways to Give

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Truman Heartland Community Foundation is known in Eastern Jackson County and surrounding communities as a leader in philanthropy that has been a respected partner in charitable giving for 38 years.


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We fulfill our mission by giving you more time to focus on yours.

Support your cause in perpetuity, save for a major project or have reserves in case of an emergency. 

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Working together


Toast to our towns gala

Join us as we celebrate our communities' service to Eastern Jackson County on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center.

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In Our Community


Couple Finds a Harmonious Partner for their Legacy 


Noel and Carolyn Fulkerson 

Carolyn and Noel Fulkerson share a passion for philanthropy. Over their 48-year marriage, they have invested in several local nonprofits that exemplify their devotion to service and music education.

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Upcoming Events

March 16 Jelley Family Foundation Grants Application Deadline
April 6 Community Grants Application Deadline

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