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

Socially Responsible Investing Options

Socially Responsible Investing OptionsToday, more and more people are choosing to invest based on personal values that consider both financial return and social impact. This is known as socially responsible investing (SRI). The community foundation is pleased to offer SRI options for your fund! A quick summary of socially responsible investing (SRI)In general, socially responsible investors encourage corporate practices that promote environmental stewardship, consumer protection, human rights, and diversity. Some avoid businesses involved in alcohol, tobacco, fast food, gambling, pornography, weapons, contraception/abortion, fossil fuel production or the military. These are often summarized into three areas: environment, social justice, and corporate governance. What[...]

7 Ways to Give Back & Help Our Community

The start of a new year (and a new decade) is upon us! This is a great time to get inspired and set new goals. Perhaps one of those goals will focus on getting more involved the community or finding new nways to give back. As you dream big and make plans for 2020, consider how you and your family can serve the community together! Here are some ideas to help you get started: Donate Your TimeHelp a Child in NeedSupport Your Local FarmersDo a Random Act of Kindness for a Neighbor or Someone in NeedParticipate in Fundraisers and Charity EventsVolunteer[...]