Founding Donors

We are forever grateful for the support of these generous donors who heard the story and believed in the vision of the Republic County Community Foundation.

Individuals & Families
Ward & Ilene Aurand
Brad & Jill Boyer
Tony & Kim Bombardier
Collins Family: Jack, Sue, Jack Jr.,
    Steven, Stephanie & Percy Jr.
Dorothy M. Fisher
Ken & Sue Fischer
The Maurice, Mark & Mike Gieber Family
    and The Robert Morris Family
Fred & Lorine Gleue
Tim & Julie Gottschalk
Beverly Hyde
Kenneth & Jacalyn Moravek
Bill & Chris Navis
John & Dorothy Rhine
Sid & Pam Scofield
Steve & Jewelda Scofield
Brent & Rachelle Scott
Robert, Georgene & Steven Surber Family
Dr. Andy & Vickie Walker
Business Entities
Arbuthnot’s, Inc.
Astra Bank
The Citizens National Bank
Crossroads Pharmacy, Inc.
Gottschalk & Company CPA’s, LLC
Jensik Insurance
Nesika Energy, LLC
New Century Bank
People’s Exchange Bank
Republic County Historical Society
Rural Gas, Inc.
Strategic Asset Management, LLC
Swedish-American State Bank
Tibbetts Bros., Inc.

Recent News

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 Mini Park. USD 426, $2,568.52 to add landscaping to the Pike Valley High School outdoor classroom. USD 426, $1,667.38 to purchase equipment for digital media and graphic design pathways. Belleville Ball Association, $2,300 for funding the cost of purchasing and installing sound systems at the Lions ball field and the Legion[...]

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 closed during the pandemic. “While the ability to help patrons relieve stress and anxiety through entertainment at the Blair’s current location is not an option, this entertainment could be brought to people in a safe way using outdoor cinema viewing,” said grantee Amy Walker-McGuire. Thanks to a[...]