Board of Directors

Our operations are fully transparent. The Foundation is overseen by a distinguished board of community leaders from the Russell County area. Their dedication, knowledge, and passion for the Russell County area are what drive the Community Foundation.

Kristie Homeier, Chairperson
Mallory Davis, Vice-Chairperson
Leon Weigel, Treasurer
Marvel Castor
Ward Craig
John O. Farmer, IV
Joleen Lawson
Donna Fay Major
Marty Myers
Jeff Ochampaugh
Mark Popp
Morgan Vonfeldt

Recent News

Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural: Angie Muller, Russell County Area Community Foundation

Written by Ron Wilson, director of the Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development at Kansas State University. https://blogs.k-state.edu/kansasprofile/2019/04/24/kansas-profile-now-thats-rural-angie-muller-russell-county-area-community-foundation/?fbclid=IwAR1OLYmotodxs3P9rJ2vnCz5vusUo2SpRH0w_c3j_k17F0wz6zFpBaojMkY#more-873 Audio and text files of Kansas Profiles are available at http://www.kansasprofile.com. For more information about the Huck Boyd Institute, interested persons can visit http://www.huckboydinstitute.org. [...]

RCACF awards $44,300 in grants to support Russell County Area

The Russell County Area Community Foundation is pleased to award $44,300 in grants to organizations that benefit the Russell County area, including support for education and the arts. Funding comes from the Kansas Health Foundation Children's Fund and the Dane G. Hansen Foundation.  Deines Cultural CenterGallery Space for Second-Floor Landing, $8,675 Lovegrass Music FestivalBluegrass Festival at Wilson Lake, $1,500 Post Rock Family Services & Lambda Epsilon Sorority Little Free Book Nook, $800Russell Arts Council Ad Astra Festival Billboard & Banner, $1,437 Ad Astra Festival High School Honor Choir, $1,500 Russell County Food Pantry Food Pantry Revitalization, $10,244   Russell Development Inc. Walking Trail Statue, $3,200Russell Pride[...]