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
Brent Scott, Vice-Chairperson
Matt Dowell
John Eickman
Nancy Holt
Terry Jelinek
Kathy Johnson
Jeff Thompson
Luke Mahin
Popelka, Lesley
Mark Tipton
Tim Gottschalk
William “Bill” Navis

Recent News

Apply now for fall grants!

Community foundation accepting applications for fall grants The Republic County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications are due Saturday, September 15, 2018. A combined $89,000 is available through the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund and Republic County Community Action Fund. Grants will be awarded to charitable community improvement projects that address the present and future needs of Republic County, including education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community beautification. Grants are limited to communities in Republic County and will be awarded through a competitive application process. Nonprofit organizations,[...]

RCCF awards over $99,000 in spring grants

  The Republic County Community Foundation awarded over $99,000 to area organizations during its spring grant cycle. Projects were funded through the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, Republic County Community Action Fund, Kansas Health Foundation Fund for Republic County, North Central Kansas Health Care Foundation Fund and Republic County Health Fund. Recipients include: City of Cuba, $19,000 to enhance safety and handicap accessibility at the Cuba Country School Museum. City of Courtland, $19,000 to create safe, walkable routes to school for students. Republic County/NCK Free Fair, $12,525 to replace and update two doors on the commercial building. Scandia Community Club, $12,465[...]