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RCACF Awards $82,000 in Grants

The Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) is pleased to award $82,789 in grants to organizations that benefit the Russell County area, including support for the arts, education, community beautification, parks and literacy. Funding comes from the Kansas Health Foundation Children’s Fund, Dane G. Hansen Foundation, Appleseed Fund, and the Helen Hampl Student Aid Fund.
 
City of Dorrance
Park Improvement – $11,000
 
Lucas Public Library
Outdoor Mural – $3,000
 
Luray Craftique
Event Signage – $2,000
 
Otterbein United Methodist Church
Community Vacation Bible School – $2,500
 
Russell Area Chamber of Commerce
Downtown Christmas Bows – $1,000
 
Russell Original Art Review (ROAR)
Firefighter Mural – $3,000
 
Russell PRIDE/RDI
Community Maker Space – $50,000
 
Russell Public Library
Book Bike – $2,139
 
Smoky Hills Public Television
Literacy Leadership – $1,000
 
Switchgrass Collaborative
Free Summer Arts Program – $1,000
 
USD 399
6th Grade Workspace Improvement – $1,000
 
USD 407
Bickerdyke Library Books – $1,000
Developing Minds and Valuable Skills – $650
Uke Can Play Instruments – $1,000
Task Boxes for Life Skills Students – $2,500
 
Applications for the next grant season open August 1 and close September 30. For more information, contact Angie Muller, RCACF Executive Director, at 785-445-3611 or [email protected]