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

Friday, April 12th, 2019

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 Center
    • Gallery Space for Second-Floor Landing, $8,675 
  • Lovegrass Music Festival
    • Bluegrass Festival at Wilson Lake, $1,500 
  • Post Rock Family Services & Lambda Epsilon Sorority
    • Little Free Book Nook, $800
  • Russell 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, $3,200
  • Russell Pride Inc.
    • Plaza on the Plains Christmas Displays, $5,000  
  • USD 407
    • Kindergarten STEM, $850
    • Ameritowne Field Trip, $1,995
    • Welch Allyn SPOT Vision Screener, $7,147
    • 0-6 Reading Initiative, $2,000

The foundation’s next grant season is fall 2019 with applications due October 15. Please apply at www.rcacf.net. For more information, contact Angie Muller, executive director, at 785-445-3611 or rcacf@eaglecom.net