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Community foundation awards over $68,000 in spring grants

Republic County Community foundation awards over $68,000 in spring grants BELLEVILLE, Kan.— During its spring grant cycle, the Republic County Community Foundation awarded over $68,000 to 17 projects throughout Republic County. The following organizations received funding: City of Narka, $5,000 to replace playground equipment. City of Courtland, $4,000 to fund additional basketball goals for Courtland […]

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 Thursday, April 15, 2021. Last spring, the Blair Center for the Arts Foundation identified a need to offer high-quality entertainment to people in the area through a mobile outdoor cinema package to utilize while their main facility remained […]

Gifts to the community foundation are worth more in December

BELLEVILLE, Kan.— Republic County could earn additional dollars for charitable grants in the community through a county-wide Match Month gift matching campaign. In December, the Dane G. Hansen Foundation will match all public gifts to the Republic County Community Action Fund at the Republic County Community Foundation, up to $50,000. Every dollar donated will be […]

Republic County Community Foundation scholarships available

BELLEVILLE, Kan.—The Republic County Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2021-2022 school year. Six scholarships are available: Amos and Joyce Blecha 4-H Scholarship, for graduating high school seniors in Republic County, with involvement in 4-H. Bruce Bowersox Memorial Scholarship, for graduating Republic County High School seniors majoring in an engineering field. Florea […]

Republic County Community foundation awards over $111,000 in fall grants

Republic County Community foundation awards over $111,000 in fall grants BELLEVILLE, Kan.— During its fall grant cycle, the Republic County Community Foundation awarded over $111,000 to 17 projects throughout Republic County. The following organizations received funding: City of Cuba, $15,000 for handicap accessibility, landscaping and display cabinets for the Cuba Heritage Center. Belleville Main Street, […]