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RCACF now accepting spring grant applications

The Russell County Area Community Foundation is now accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications are due Friday, March 15, 2019. Over $107,000 is available through the following funds: Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund – available for programs and projects that address education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts […]

Russell County Area Community Foundation scholarships available

The Russell County Area Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 school year. This year, over $253,000 is available to students in the Russell County area through the foundation’s 12 scholarship funds: Adolph Boehler Student Aid Scholarship, for graduating Russell High School seniors. David Ochs Memorial Scholarship, for graduating Russell High School […]

Nonprofit Fundraising Workshop is January 5

Our friends at Russell County Economic Development and CVB will host Fundraising Basics for Nonprofits on Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 10:00 am until 11:30 am at the Fossil Creek Hotel, Dole Conference Center, Russell. The presenter is Dawn Gabel of LoveWell FundRaising.   Expected outcomes include learning the 5 steps to a success annual […]

Year-End Giving Guidelines

Here are some tips for completing your 2018 gifts to the Foundation before the end of the year. If you have any questions about year-end giving, contact Susan Weis, Director of Finance, at 785-823-1800 or To Make Your Gift by Check: Date your check on or before December 31, 2018. Mail via U.S. Postal […]

RCACF awards $24,900 in grants to support Russell County Area

The Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) is pleased to award $24,900 in grants to organizations that benefit the Russell County area, including support for education, public health and summer library programs. Funding comes from the Helen Hampl Student Aid Fund, USD 407 Appleseed Fund, Kansas Health Foundation Russell Health Fund and the Dane G. Hansen Foundation. […]