Board of Directors

The Republic County Community Foundation is operated by an all volunteer board of 9-15 members from Republic County. Their dedication, knowledge, and passion for communities in Republic County are what drives the Community Foundation.

Steve Scofield, Chairperson
Randy Wise, Vice-Chairperson
Tim Gottschalk, Secretary/Treasurer

Susan Childs
Matt Dowell
John Eickman
Nancy Holt
Kathy Johnson
Jeff Thompson
Luke Mahin
Lesley Popelka
Mark Tipton
William “Bill” Navis

Recent News

Nourish Your Community

Grain farmers have a vital role in moving lives forward; growing food that nourishes our community and the world. The community foundation, too, is committed to improving quality of life in the areas we serve, both today and in the future. Giving a gift of grain is a simple way to make a lasting difference. Gifts of grain are a unique way to make a charitable gift. Using grain to make a gift to the community foundation – which may be designated for the purpose you choose – can be a wonderful way to invest in the future while achieving tax[...]

Community foundation accepting applications for fall grants

The Republic County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications are due Sunday, September 15, 2019. Over $75,000 is available to charitable projects in Republic County. Grants will be awarded from the following funds: Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund – available for programs and projects that address education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community beautification. Kansas Health Foundation Fund for Republic County, North Central Kansas Health Care Foundation Fund and Republic County Health Fund – support public health programs that support and encourage healthy living across Republic County. Republic County[...]