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

Republic County Community foundation awards over $138,000 in spring grants

Republic County Community foundation awards over $138,000 in spring grants BELLEVILLE, Kan.— During its spring grant cycle, the Republic County Community Foundation awarded over $138,000 to 16 projects throughout Republic County. The following organizations received funding: Republic County, $36,000 for updates to the fairground’s public restrooms.City of Scandia, $25,000 for maintenance on the sewer system in Scandia.City of Courtland, $15,000 for community center improvements.Blair Center for the Arts Foundation, $15,000 to purchase outdoor movie screen equipment.Republic County, $10,000 for updates to the National Bohemian Cemetery.USD 426 - Pike Valley, $7,610 to expand the Agricultura Education department.USD 109, $6,000 to update the livestock pens at the fairgrounds.Belleville Public Library, $6,000 for updates[...]

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[...]