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RCACF awards $54,500 in grants to support Russell County Area

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

RCACF awards $54,500 in grants to support Russell County Area 

The Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) is pleased to award $54,500 in grants to organizations that benefit the Russell County area, including support for education, first responders, the arts and senior citizens.

Funding comes from the Kansas Health Foundation Children’s Fund and the Dane G. Hansen Foundation. 

  • Black Gold Pheasants Forever, Russell High School Trap Team, $400
  • Developmental Services Northwest Kansas, Pioneer Development Center Kid-Link, $1,500
  • Lovegrass Music Festival, 4th Annual Music Festival, $1,500
  • Lucas Arts & Humanities Council, 25-year Retrospective of Outsider Art, $1,000
  • Luray Fire Department, SCBA Masks, $2,300
  • Luray Senior Center, Ramps and Stairs to Senior Center, $2,700
  • Russell Arts Council, Free Family Movies at Dream Theater, $1,000
  • Russell Arts Council, Ad Astra Music Festival Opera Preview, $3,500
  • Russell Main Street, Inc., Sound on Downtown, $5,600
  • Russell PRIDE, Downtown Splash Pad, $16,000
  • Smoky Hills Public Television, Literacy Leadership for Russell Co, $1,000
  • USD 407, Young Reader’s Conference, $2,000, K-6 Device Initiative, $6,000, iPad K-5 Mobile Carts, $5,000, Wrestling Mat, $5,000

PLEASE NOTE: RCACF is considering new grants on a case-by-case basis for Russell County charitable organizations responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, contact Angie Muller, Executive Director, at 785.445.3611 or