Bekki Pribil, Pratt, has been named the executive director of the Kansas Association of Community Foundation's board. She has been the executive director of the South Central Community Foundation which serves 7 counties in southwest Kansas.
The Board of Directors of South Central Community Foundation are very pleased to announce their Executive Director, Bekki L. Pribil has been elected as the Kansas Association of Community Foundation’s (KACF) new Chairman of the Board. She was elected October 3rd during the KACF Annual Meeting held during the 2017 Annual National Conference for Growing Community Foundations.
“Bekki has provided strong leadership and guidance as SCCF’s Executive Director and our foundation has experienced substantial growth with her at the helm the last four years. She will bring a wealth of knowledge and a love of philanthropy to her additional role as KACF Chair.” Candy Murphy, SCCF Chair said.
Bekki was a community/non-profit volunteer for 21 years; serving on the Pratt Health Foundation board and Representative Jerry Moran’s Service Academy Selection Board. Since joining SCCF she has served on the boards of the KACF, Kansas Professional Grant Writers Association and Charitable Gift Planners – Kansas. Prior to moving to Kansas in 1994, Bekki enjoyed a successful career in the oil and natural gas exploration industry and served honorably in the U.S. Air Force Reserves as an Elec. Cryptographic Specialist (ECS) and Red Beret Leadership Commander.
The mission of the Kansas Association of Community Foundations is to leverage the resources of community foundations in the State of Kansas to strengthen and promote community philanthropy and to inspire action that will improve the quality of life in Kansas communities. “Community foundations impact lives, solve problems, and improve futures,” said Bekki “As many communities grapple with limited resources and a growing need for services, we are more determined than ever to bring our community partners together, collaborating to find innovative and effective solutions meeting our changing needs.”
SCCF, a non-profit community foundation serves Barber, Comanche, Kingman, Kiowa, Pratt, Rice & Stafford counties in south central Kansas. Their goals include receiving permanent funds for broad based charitable purposes to meet the changing needs of the community through grants, scholarships, donor advised, designated and field of interest funds. Estate planning is available for residents of their service area at no cost or obligation.
For more information about South Central Community Foundation, visit SCCFKS.org