Plaza on the Plains
Russell's neighborhood lighting display, "Plaza on the Plains," is a tradition that has started in the community decades ago. Each neighborhood has a different lighted yard display, but over the years when people have moved or passed, the displays have decreased.
Fall Grants AvailableAugust 19, 2021
RUSSELL, Kan.—The Russell County Area Community Foundation is accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications open August 15 and are due Friday, October 15, 2021.
This year, more than $80,000 is available for charitable community improvement projects within Russell County and communities served by USD 399 and USD 407.
Scholarship Recipients AnnouncedJuly 22, 2021
RUSSELL, Kan.— This year the Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) is pleased to announce over $375,000 in scholarships awarded through the Foundation to area students.
- Friday, October 15, 202110/15/2021 10/15/2021 Fall Grants Due Fall Grants Due Online
Fall Grants Due
- Monday, November 1, 202111/01/2021 11/01/2021 Scholarships Open Scholarships Open Online
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- Tuesday, February 15, 202202/15/2022 02/15/2022 Scholarships Due Scholarships Due Online
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Since implementing these kits, Kim Boxberger mentioned seeing an improvement in not only students motor skills but also behaviors as well.
Developmental Services of NW Kansas
As Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas grows, so does the need for more space. The organization outgrew the meeting room at the Pioneer Developmental Center, so the community foundation awarded the organization two grants to renovate the center in order to more efficiently use the space.