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

Community foundation accepting applications for spring grants

Community foundation accepting applications for spring grants BELLEVILLE, Kan.—The Republic County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications are due Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Last spring, the Ag Ed instructor at Pike Valley identified a need for a small engines course to meet student interest and skills. “Our district has many students interested in mechanically driven career interests, such as engineering, ag technology, programming, and mechanical operations,” said grantee Katie Carlgren. Thanks to a grant from the community foundation, the students of Pike Valley Jr/Sr High School will have opportunities to explore mechanics and engineering through the Briggs and Stratton Small Engines Training and Educational Kit. “We will[...]

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[...]