2018 ANNUAL REPORT
DONORS

Reflects gifts and pledges received June 1,2017 - May 31, 2018
*Participates in a gift-matching program.

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  • Liz and Charles Koch, Founders

CORNERSTONE - $1,000,000 + 

  • Anonymous
  • Richard and Suzanne Kayne Fund
  • Charles Koch Foundation
  • Koch Industries, Inc.

PIONEER - $500,000+

  • Georgia - Pacific
  • Fred C. and Mary R. Koch Foundation

CATALYST - $250,000+

  • Anonymous
  • Guardian Industries
  • Stand Together - Prime 5

CHAMPION - $100,000+

  • Anonymous
  • Lee Benson
  • Chrest Foundation
  • Clark Investment Group
  • Janet and Ernest Cockrell
  • Jamie and Dave Cummings
  • Sandy and Peter Earl
  • Jennifer and Cody Foster
  • Michael Goguen
  • Cherie and Alan Hassenflu
  • Mary Lester
  • Robert W. Plaster Foundation
  • Popolo Family Fund
  • Suzanne and Ron Vaupel
  • Jamie and Ben Wall

ACCELERATOR - $50,000+

  • Bank of America*
  • Conestoga Energy Partners, LLC
  • Regine and Steve Feilmeier
  • Jocelyne and George Laham
  • Jennifer and Bruce Lee
  • The HS Lopez Family Foundation
  • Kent and Missy McCarthy
  • Textron Aviation
  • Cindy and Mike Watts
  • Weigand Family Foundation
  • Patty and Tom Willis
  • Lisa Wheeler and Thomas Wold

INNOVATOR - $25,000+

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Kathy and Frank Baxter
  • BKD, LLP
  • Martha and Bob Buford
  • Kimberly L. and Jamie B. Coulter
  • Cox Communications
  • Larry Field Family
  • Polly and Jeff Gentry
  • Barbara and John Hammond
  • Luther and Susie Harrison Foundation
  • Lewis H. Humphreys Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee
  • Beth and Mike Kasser Family
  • William T. Kemper Foundation
  • Annie and Chase Koch
  • Mackey Family
  • Oklahoma Natural Gas Company, a division of ONE Gas
  • Debbie and Steven Pfeifer
  • Kathy and Dave Robertson
  • Melodie and Chris Rufer
  • The Snider Foundation
  • Kelly and Brent Southwell
  • Anne and Richard Tauber
  • Candy and Jim Unruh
  • Veritas Endowment Fund
  • Carol and Pete Walters

BENEFACTOR - $20,000+

  • Bill Hanna*
  • Richard Kauffman
  • Koch Fertilizer, LLC
  • Sheri and Brad Razook
  • Spirit AeroSystems
  • Westar Energy

DIRECTOR - $15,000+

  • Alloy Architecture
  • Anonymous
  • Capitol Federal Foundation
  • Community Foundation of
  • Southwest Kansas
  • Delta Dental of Kansas, Inc.
  • Grant Thornton LLP
  • Hutton Construction Corp.
  • Lattner Family Foundation, Inc.
  • Mary and Joseph Moeller
  • Frances and Cecil O’Brate
  • Colby B. Sandlian

PARTNER - $10,000+

  • Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, L.C.
  • Randall A. Bushman Trust
  • Jeffrey T. Currier
  • Myra and Tom Devlin
  • The First Place
  • Susan and Jim Hannan
  • McPherson College
  • T.D. O’Connell
  • Leslie Rudd Donor Advised Fund
  • Rudd Foundation
  • Sherman Family Foundation
  • Gretchen and Steve Stenehjem Family
  • Steve Tatum
  • Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation
  • Tradebot Systems, Inc.
  • The Williams Companies, Inc.*

ENTREPRENEUR - $5,000+

  • 6 Meridian
  • Anonymous
  • Kim Dugger Attwater & Paul Attwater
  • Sherri Becker
  • Susayn Brandes
  • Cerner Corporation
  • Clearwater Community Foundation
  • The Cobb EMC Community Foundation
  • Coffeyville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Commerce Bank
  • Tim Donmoyer
  • Mike Ebert
  • Eby Construction Co., Inc.
  • Emprise Bank
  • Federico Family Charitable Fund
  • Fidelity Bank
  • Anke and Christian Fischer
  • Deann and Dr. Aly Gadalla
  • The Galichia Foundation
  • Sheryll and Dale Gibbens
  • Great Plains Ventures, Inc.
  • Patty and Dawson Grimsley
  • Hall’s Culligan Water
  • Stacy and Joe Hand
  • Hinkle Law Firm LLC
  • Ashley and Tien Huynh
  • IBEX Professional Group
  • INTRUST Bank, N.A.
  • R.C. Kemper, Jr. Charitable Trust
  • Julia and Matt List
  • Lockton Companies
  • Mark and Stephanie Luetters
  • Susan and David May
  • Mindy and Hal McCoy
  • McInnes Group, Inc.
  • Michelle and Will McNutt
  • Thomas McNutt
  • McPherson Contractors
  • Millennium
  • Occidental Management, Inc.
  • Opti-Life
  • Teresa and Jeff Provost/Deloitte.
  • Chris Robertson
  • Security 1st Title
  • Linda and John T. Stewart III
  • The Stoelting Family Fund
  • Nicki and Richard Swan
  • UMB Bank - Wichita
  • Kathy and Stan Walters
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
  • Western Kansas Community Foundation
  • Ruthie and Steve Williams

INVESTOR - $2,500+

  • Anonymous
  • The Barton Foundation, Inc.
  • BG Products, Inc.
  • Julie and Randy Brehm
  • CBIZ Kansas City
  • Cooper Clark Foundation
  • CrossFirst Bank
  • Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
  • FHLBank
  • Larry Fleming
  • Helen Galloway
  • Laura and Nathan Hands
  • Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc.
  • JA of Independence
  • Kansas Gas Service
  • Mariner Holdings, LLC
  • Midwest Feeders
  • Paulseen Financial
  • Pearson Construction
  • Tonya and Marque Peer
  • Publix Super Markets Charities
  • Scott Rehorn
  • Donald D. Sbarra Charitable Foundation
  • Karen and Jeff Stratton
  • Kylie and Dustan Stupka

GROUNDBREAKER - Up to $2,499

  • Kaycee and Jeremiah Adair
  • Susan and Chris Addington
  • Advisors Excel Charity Fund
  • Aetna Foundation
  • Paula and Dan Alefs
  • Melissa and Matt Allen
  • Gladys and Buck Alley
  • Sherri and Keith Alter
  • Amazon Smile
  • American State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Nilza and Ben Anderson
  • Tracey Andrist
  • Jeana and Marvin Anliker
  • Anonymous
  • Architect One
  • Edward W. & Mildred F. Armstrong Donor Advised Fund
  • Association for Entrepreneurship USA
  • Assured Quality Title Company
  • BA Designs
  • Andrea and Jon Bachura
  • Phoebe and Jaime Bachura
  • Cate and Scott Baker
  • Robert Baldwin Family Fund
  • Andrew Barnard
  • Berry Foundation
  • Polly and Walter Berry
  • Liliya Bezmen
  • Nancy and Doug Blackman
  • Carol Parker Bogard
  • Lara and Carl Bors
  • Darrin Boster
  • Heather Bowman
  • Kylie and Chris Boyd
  • Jolie-Ann C. Boyll
  • Tom Brennaman
  • Kristen and Brennan Brown
  • Scott D. Brown
  • Michael Burch
  • Betsy and Garrett Busch
  • Michael Bush
  • Nick Caplanson
  • Jim & Pam Caplinger, Jr. Family Foundation
  • Cassandra Bryan Design
  • Chase Cates
  • Michael Ceramella
  • C.E.R.M.
  • Tory Chambers
  • Angelica and John Chappel
  • Tracy Clites
  • Cindi Colburn
  • Edward Condon
  • Karen and Cory Conklin
  • Mark Cooksey
  • Herschel T. Davis
  • Dennis Depenbusch
  • Patricia and James Donahue
  • Jennifer and Curley Dossman
  • Monica Doyle
  • Sue and John Dunlop
  • Lelah and Ryan Ediger
  • Sheila and Sumner Einhorn
  • Debra and Gregory Ek
  • Josh Eliseuson
  • Carole and Philip Ellender
  • Engineered Construction International, Inc.
  • Jill and Slade Engstrom
  • Eric T Knorr Living Trust
  • Ernst & Young - Detroit
  • Ernst & Young - Kansas City
  • Equity Bank
  • Shena and Barrett Evans
  • Dan Fankhauser, Architect
  • Matt Farag
  • Raffaele and Karla Fazio
  • Fervor Marketing
  • Chuck Figas
  • Financial Executive International
  • First National Bank- Johnson
  • Mandy and Lance Fleming
  • Timothy Fortin
  • Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
  • Julie and Alec Frisch
  • Susan Fulginiti
  • Kyle and Thomas Futo
  • Kenneth Garber
  • Garden City Community College
  • James Garvey Family Charitable Trust
  • GE Aviation
  • Alan Geier
  • GO Topeka
  • Goebel Family Star Lumber Charitable Foundation
  • T. Kim Goodnight
  • Jarret and Keva Gorman
  • Tasha Gulick
  • Lois Hairston
  • Katie and Matt Hall
  • Jeananne Hampel
  • Lorraine Hampel*
  • Tracy Hancock
  • Teketa and Rev. Kevass Harding
  • Debbie and Gary Hardman
  • Lisa and Tim Harms
  • Mary Harms
  • Philip E. Harms
  • Pamela and Ron Harnden
  • Sally and William Harris
  • Jane and Tom Harwell
  • Jamie Mullen-Hearn
  • Robert Heaton
  • Terry and Lou Heldman
  • Brett Heron
  • Linda and Rep. Ron Highland
  • Ashley and Kevin Ho
  • William Hoelscher
  • Stephanie and Christian Hoffsommer
  • Kimberly and Kyle Holt
  • Hugo's Industrial Supply
  • Pam and Barry Ingalls
  • J & R Security LLC
  • Rachel Janes
  • Irene R. Jarvis
  • Joe Amos Construction, Inc.
  • Corey and J.J. Johnson
  • Elizabeth Johnson
  • Sandra Castetter and David Johnson
  • Jessica Jones
  • Tiffany Jasper Jones
  • K & K Oil Co.
  • Chelsey Karlin
  • Kasa Companies
  • Greg Kegley
  • KENCAR INC
  • Alex J. Kern
  • Marianne and Evan Kim
  • Elizabeth and Don King
  • Percy Kirk
  • Jennifer K. Koster
  • KPMG LLP
  • Lucinda and Joel Kramer
  • Joni Kreutzer
  • Kroger
  • Susan and Steve Kromer
  • Pete Kuneyl
  • Robin and Donald LacKamp
  • Landmark Commercial Real Estate, Inc.
  • William Lappin
  • Terri and Kirk Larson
  • Scott Lavinia
  • Chris Law
  • Arlene J. Lazinsk
  • Karen and J.V. Lentell
  • Erik D. Leschuk
  • Heather and Robert Love
  • Mik Love
  • Dr. Jeremiah J. & Virginia W. Lowney Family Foundation
  • Caleb Lundberg
  • Karen and Leon Lungwitz
  • Rita and Stu Lungwitz
  • Kristy and Donnie Magnuson
  • Karen and Walt Malone
  • Keith Mankin
  • Vanessa and Grant Mankin
  • The Marek Family
  • Marsh & McLennan Agency
  • Olivia Martin
  • Jason Massingill
  • Sarah and Reagan Mathews
  • Caitlin J. Matile
  • Katherine McChesney
  • Karen and Eric McCurley
  • Priscilla and Matt McInnes
  • Susan McKnight
  • Karlo Meave
  • Media Text USA
  • Eric Mies
  • Christopher Milan
  • Christopher Miller
  • Miller Stauch Construction
  • Anna and Belden Mills
  • Rachel Moore
  • Liz and Grant Morgan
  • Mike Morgan
  • Roxanne Morgan
  • John Mueller
  • William Myatt
  • Caitlin and Dustin Myers
  • Jeffrey Myers
  • Peter Najera
  • Sharon and Phil Neff
  • Karen and Galen Nelson
  • Rebecca and Mark Nichols
  • Diane Nicholson
  • NorthPoint Development
  • Elizabeth Nymberg
  • Michael O'Brate
  • Steve O'Brate
  • Fanny Ochoa
  • Dr. Keith Pickus & Mrs. Deirdre O'Farrell
  • Terri and Bryan Orr
  • Brent Papek
  • Lindsay and Brandon Paulseen
  • Megan and Dustin Perry
  • Tamara and Roger Petrin
  • Kathy Pine
  • Matt Piorier
  • Piping & Equipment Co., Inc.
  • Barbara Pourfakhrai
  • Rabo AgriFinance - St. Louis
  • Sarah Radney
  • Junior Ramirez
  • Jill and Jeff Ramsey
  • Sharol Rasberry Trust
  • Ana M. Rector
  • A. Scott Ritchie Trust
  • Karen and Mal Robinson
  • Robert Roth
  • Ian Roy
  • Royal Farms Dairy, LLC
  • Sandra and Mark Ruelle
  • Darla and Amro Samy
  • Olivia and John Santonil
  • Stephanie and Mark Scheck
  • Ashley and Derek Scheideman
  • Pam and Mark Schmelzle
  • Briann Ash-Schrader
  • Lindsay and Caleb Schroeder
  • Schwerdt Design Group, Inc.
  • Lathem Scott
  • Sierra Scott
  • Jennifer and Trent Sebits
  • Christine and Tony Sementelli
  • Alberta and Jeffrey Sherman
  • Simmons Bank
  • Grover R. Simpson
  • Georgia and Jon Small
  • Zachary Sobba
  • Jahari Soward
  • Spencer Fane LLP
  • Sylvia and James Stafford
  • Martha and Chris Stahl
  • Jessica and Jarod Stice
  • Linda Stowers
  • Barb and Woody Swain
  • Fred Thurlow
  • Kerri Thurston
  • TMH Hotels
  • Devin Todd
  • Angela and Mark Tucker
  • U.S. Engineering Company Holdings
  • Valley State Bank
  • Sharon and Larry Van Horn
  • Lucy and John VanGelder
  • Vlamis Foundation
  • Kerri Voyles
  • Eugene Wallace, Jr.
  • Teresa and Tim Wallweber
  • Walmart Foundation
  • Justin Walsh
  • Melody and Marc Ward
  • Warehouse M & Associates, Inc.
  • Washburn University
  • Jennifer and Jeremy Watkins
  • Corinne and David Weber
  • Western Motor
  • Stacia and Jeff Wetta
  • Wheatland Electric Cooperative, Inc. & Sunflower Electric Power Corporation
  • Kris Wheeler
  • Jan and Paul Wheeler
  • Lynn White
  • Wichita Community Foundation
  • Wichita State University
  • Eugene Williams
  • Willimantic Waste Paper Co., Inc.
  • Dallas L. Wilson
  • Whitney and Jeremy Wilson
  • WindRiver Grain LLC
  • Paul Wolff
  • Kathy Wood
  • Tyler Woolson
  • Wyandotte Economic Development Council
  • YEP KC
  • Lindsay and Daniel Zimmerman

INNOVATOR IN-KIND - $25,000+

  • Christopher Clark Photography
  • Georgia-Pacific
  • Liz and Charles Koch
  • Koch Industries, Inc.
  • Opti-Life
  • Southwest Airlines

INVESTOR IN-KIND - $2,500+

  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Chicken N Pickle
  • Cox Communications - Tulsa
  • Donlevy Lithograph, Inc.
  • The Ellis Foundation
  • Regine and Steve Feilmeier
  • Flint Hills National Golf Club
  • Jennifer and Bruce Lee
  • O’Brate Foundation
  • SMG
  • Tousled - A Blow Dry Bar
  • Patty and Tom Willis

SHAREHOLDER IN-KIND - $500+

  • ​Buffalo Dunes Golf course
  • CBIZ Kansas City
  • Escalade Sports/ Onix Pickleball
  • Exhibits South
  • The First Place
  • Gamma Sports
  • Garden City Community College
  • Kansas City Royals
  • Karsten Creek Golf Club
  • Ryan Klaus
  • KSN Television- Garden City
  • Linenberger Jewelry
  • Matador Ranch
  • Nordstrom
  • Frances and Cecil O'Brate
  • Paddletek
  • Pickleball Central
  • Robinson Oil Company
  • The First Place