Foundation Finance

The Foundation’s mission is to meet charitable community needs through leadership, grants and services. One way we achieve our mission is to facilitate prudent management and care of our funds.

The Foundation believes the best long-term performance will be achieved through a balanced portfolio consisting of 75% equities and 25% fixed income and cash. As an affiliate of the Greater Salina Community Foundation (GSCF), the funds at the Republic County Community Foundation are pooled together with all the funds held by GSCF and their affiliates. The funds are invested with Vanguard and governed by a local Finance Committee at GSCF.

We are confident in our performance and rate well when compared to other investment pools. See our GSCF Investment Portfolio to see where we rank among other comparative indices.

Additional Resources

GSCF Statement of Investment Policy

2017 RCCF Annual Report
2016 RCCF Annual Report
2015 RCCF Annual Report
2014 RCCF Annual Report

2016 GSCF Annual Report
2013 GSCF Form 990

 

Recent News

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[...]

Community foundation awards scholarships

The Republic County Community Foundation has awarded over $10,000 in scholarships to area students for the upcoming academic year. The Amos and Joyce Blecha 4-H Scholarship is for seniors graduating from a Republic County high school who are involved in 4-H. Anna Pachta, Belleville, received a $700 scholarship and Cheneal Benne, Courtland, received a $250 scholarship. The Johnson-Granstedt Memorial Scholarship is for graduating high school seniors in Republic County, with preference to USD 426 students. Cheneal Benne, Courtland, and Jentry McGregor, Belleville each received a $1,000 scholarship, and Brailyn Carlgren, Courtland, received a $857 scholarship. The Florea Family Scholarship is for graduating high[...]