Founding Donors

We are forever grateful for the support of these generous donors who heard the story and believed in the vision of the Russell County Area Community Foundation.

Individuals & Families
Dolores Y. & Robert L. Earnest
Patrick & Elaine Hilger
Catherine Holland
Michael & Nancy Holland
Max Horn
Leon & Christina Huxman
Leo & Alma Michaelis
Michael & Tonya Murphy
Martin Myers
Henry & Marjorie Pohlman
Starr F. Schlobohm
Dr. Wallace N. Weber
Fred Weigel, Jr. 
Business Entities
United National Bank 

Recent News

Coalition Created to Promote and Protect Native Limestone

LUCAS, KS (JULY 1, 2019) — It was formed around 100 million years ago during the Late Cretaceous era and has been used in fencing, architecture, grave markers, art, and just about anything you can imagine in central Kansas. Now a group of people passionate about native Kansas limestone has joined together to create a coalition promoting the area. The Kansas Post Rock Limestone Coalition was recently organized with a mission of “promoting, preserving, and protecting the history, art, and architecture of the Kansas Post Rock Limestone region through education and tourism.” The group is comprised of businesses, economic development organizations, chambers[...]

RCACF announces scholarship recipients

This year the Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) is pleased to announce  $253,685 in scholarships awarded through the Foundation to area students. Every year, the need for scholarships is greater than the available resources. As tuition continues to rise, support of scholarships becomes even more important. RCACF is pleased to manage 12 scholarship funds.  These scholarships were established by donors who believe in the youth of our area and want to support their pursuit of higher education. The Sean Paul Banks Memorial Scholarship is for students graduating from Russell High School who are involved in sports their senior year and maintain high academic standards. The recipients of $425 scholarships are[...]