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Community awards over $50,000 in grants

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

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. 

  • Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas, Mobile Vital Signs Equipment, $2,991
  • Lucas Arts and Humanities Council, Still Life on Lucas Main Street, $2,000
  • Luray American Legion Post 309, Roof Overlay, $15,000
  • Russell Arts Council, Video Theatrical Backdrops, $5,000
  • Russell Celebrations, Prairiesta 2021, $10,000
  • Russell Celebrations, Russell County Fishing University, $3,500
  • Russell PRIDE, Replace Fairground Grandstand Bleachers, $9,000
  • USD 407, Bickerdyke OWLS Project, $1,629
  • USD 407, Gaga Ball, $2,776
  • USD 407, Hybrid History Activities, $838

The Foundation’s next grant season is spring 2021 with applications due March 15. Please apply at For more information, contact Angie Muller, Executive Director, at 785.445.3611 or