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  • Fall Grants Available

    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.

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  • Scholarship Recipients Announced

    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.

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  • Grants Awarded

    Community foundation awards over $52,000 in spring grants

    RUSSELL, Kan.— The Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) is pleased to award $52,869 in grants to 13 organizations that benefit the Russell County area. Funding comes from the Dane G. Hanson Community Grant Fund, the Kansas Health Foundation Children’s Fund, and the Fund for a Better Russell. The following organizations received funding:

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  • Grants Available

    Community foundation now accepting spring grant applications

    RUSSELL, Kan.—The Russell County Area Community Foundation is now accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications are due Monday, March 15, 2021.

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  • Grants Awarded

    Community awards over $50,000 in grants

    RUSSELL, Kan.— The Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) is pleased to award $52,734 in grants to organizations that benefit the Russell County area, including support for education, public health and the arts. 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.

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