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Community foundation awards over $52,000 in spring grants

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:   Russell Regional Hospital, $4,470 to help fund Live Well Russell County. USD 407, $7,500 for improvements to the Bickerdyke Elementary School playground. City of Lucas, $2,800 to help fund Lucas Public Library’s new building furnishings. Russell Regional Hospital, $2,050 to host a free health fair for local[...]

Community foundation now accepting spring grant applications

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. Last spring, the Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas- Pioneer Developmental Center in Russell was awarded grant funding from the community foundation to purchase new conference room furniture. The award went specifically to the current and new conference rooms for Kid-Link staff to hold meetings and consultations that serve the children (aged 0-3) of Russell County. This project allowed for additional space and seating to allow Kid-Link to meet the specific needs of each child[...]