Sustainers

Like our Founders, the support of our Sustainers is an important part of the Foundation’s ability to continue serving the community. Contributions made by our Sustainers will enable the Republic County Community Foundation to advance its mission today, while enhancing it to do so inthe future. We are grateful for the generosity of these special donors. If you are interested in becoming a Sustainer, please contact us at 785-527-5631, or fill out a Sustainer pledge card.

Individuals & Families
Alan & Lanie Engle
Tim & Julie Gottschalk
David & Janet Heyka
Jim & Lori McDonald
Steve & Jewelda Scofield

Business Entities
Gottschalk & Company CPA’s, LLC

Recent News

Deadline Nearing for IRA Charitable Contributions

If you are 70½ years old or older, you can make an impact on your favorite charity by making a gift from your IRA to a fund at the community foundation. This is an easy and effective way to make a gift that helps satisfy your required minimum distribution, while also reducing your taxable income. Who can take advantage of the IRA charitable rollover provision? If you have an IRA and are 70½ or older, you and your spouse (each) can take a tax-free charitable distribution from your IRA.Who can receive the gift? The IRA must be gifted directly to[...]

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[...]