News Release

Community foundation accepting applications for fall grants

BELLEVILLE, Kan.—The Republic County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications are due Friday, September 15, 2023.

This fall, over $130,000 is available to charitable projects in Republic County. This cycle will fund local community projects that meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Projects that improve the quality of life for Republic County residents.
  • Projects that address education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community beautification.
  • Projects that support public health programs that support and encourage healthy living across Republic County.

Funding for the fall grant cycle is provided by the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, the Republic County Community Action Fund, and the Kansas Health Foundation Fund.

Grants are limited to communities in Republic County and will be awarded through a competitive application process. Nonprofit organizations, government and public entities, educational institutions and churches are encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on September 15. Funding guidelines and the grant application are available at

For more information, contact Taylor Urban, Grants & Scholarships Coordinator, at 785-823-1800.