Scholarship Funds

Scholarship Funds help donors give the gift of education. Scholarships can be established either through direct donations or in honor of a loved one.

Scholarship Fund Guidelines

Current Scholarship Funds
Amos & Joyce Blecha 4-H Scholarship
Bruce Bowersock Memorial Scholarship
Johnson-Grandstedt Memorial Scholarship
Scott Family Scholarship

If you are a student that is interested in applying for one of these scholarships, click here to begin the process.

Recent News

Spring grant applications now open!

The Republic County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for spring grants until April 15, 2018. Grants will be awarded from the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund and Republic County Community Action Fund. Focused on improving quality of life, funding is available for charitable 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. Nonprofit organizations, government and public entities, educational institutions and churches are encouraged to apply. Grants are limited to communities in Republic County and will be awarded through a[...]

Clean-up Grant Deadline is March 1

The deadline to apply for Dane G. Hansen Community Clean-Up Grants is quickly approaching! Applications are due March 1, 2018. Clean-up grants are designed to assist with community beautification efforts, to eliminate the financial barrier to clean-up projects such as land fill fees and equipment rental, and to promote community pride and encourage volunteerism. Grants can be used for equipment rental, dumpster rental, landfill fees, paint or other consumable supplies, and for support of volunteers. Grants are not intended for the removal of unsafe structures or landscaping projects. Here are some simple, creative ideas that qualify for clean-up grants: Purchase of dumpsters to[...]