Field of Interest Funds

Field of Interest Funds allow donors to designate a specific cause or geographic area for grant making without having to name a specific organization. Grants are made through an application process administered by the Foundation and/or with a special advisory group with expertise in the field of interest.

Dane G. Hansen Foundation Community Grant Fund*
This fund was established by the Dane G. Hansen Foundation to fund grants in Russell County that address community beautification, education, environment, health & human service and inter-generational projects/programs.

Girl Scouts of Russell, Kansas

Helen A. Hampl Student Aid Fund
The primary purpose of this Fund is to aid students enrolled  in preschool and grade school in Russell County, KS, who need assistance in  order to obtain their education.

Kansas Health Foundation Children’s Fund
The primary purpose of this Fund is to provide support to  improve the health and well-being of children living in the area served by the  Russell County Area Community Foundation.

Kansas Health Foundation Fund for Russell County
This fund was established with matching dollars from the  Kansas Health Foundation’s GROW II program. It serves the same purpose of the  Russell Area Health Fund and promotes the health and well-being of individuals  and communities in Russell County through encouragement of healthy lifestyles,  behaviors and environments.

Russell Area Health Fund
To promote the health and well-being of individuals and communities in Russell County through encouragement of healthy lifestyles, behaviors and environments.

Russell Area Youth Activities Fund
This fund is designed to promote the health and well-being  of children and to encourage healthy lifestyles through involvement in  extra-curricular activities, including athletics, performing arts, visual arts,  and literacy programs.

Russell Schools Apple Seed Fund
This fund was established to promote and enhance the  education of public school students within the city of Russell.

*Pass-through non-endowed fund

Recent News

RCACF Awards $16,600 in Grants to USD 407

Published on Tuesday, 16 May 2017 09:24 Written by Press Release, Posted by David Elliott The Russell County Area Community Foundation recently awarded $16,600 in grants to USD 407. "The Russell County Area Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization that exists solely to make our area a great place to live," said Angie Muller, Executive Director of the Foundation. "We do that by awarding grants in our communities in a way that preserves our rural way of life, so generations can call Russell County home. The Foundation is pleased to partner with USD 407 to provide students and teachers grants that support a[...]

RCACF Quarterly Statement Flier & Dashboard are now available

Russell County Area Community Foundation's Quarterly Statement Flier & Dashboard are now available online! 3/31/17 RCACF Dashboard 4/1/17 Statement Flier RCACF[...]