Public Health

The Kansas Health Foundation Fund for Russell County was established in response to the  Kansas Health Foundation’s second chapter of the Giving Resources to our World (GROW II) match grant challenge. Grants from this fund support the public health of the Russell County area. Public health is defined as the protection and promotion of the health and well-being of   individuals and their communities through encouragement of healthy lifestyles,   behaviors and environments.

All applications must be submitted three weeks prior to when funding is needed.  The Foundation cannot fund projects that have already happened or fund debt.

KHF Fund for Russell County Grant Guidelines

KHF Fund for Russell County Grant Application (Applications must be submitted three weeks prior to when funding is needed).

To learn more about GROW II, click here.

Recent News

Post Rock Community Foundation Awards Fall Grants

At the October meeting, PRCF’s Board awarded grants to several area non-profits.  Money was available from the Hansen Foundation, plus PRCF’s Community Action Fund (unrestricted), Healthy Living Fund, and Sylvan Area Fund. Seven grants were awarded to the following: $9,725 to Bud Finch Theater in Lincoln for new awning and lighted sign $5,000 to American Legion Post #359 in Sylvan for kitchen and window remodel $2,000 to Lucas Arts and Humanities for rural outreach art projects for youth & adults $1,158 to Post Rock Extension District for their Dining with Diabetes program $10,000 to the Lincoln County Hospital for a[...]

Post Rock Community Foundation now accepting grant applications

The Post Rock Community Foundation is now accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications are due Monday, October 1, 2018. Over $59,000 in grants are available within the Post Rock service area, which includes all communities served by USD 298 and 299. Funding includes $50,000 from the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund; $4,198 from the Post Rock Community Action Fund; $4,476 from the Post Rock Healthy Living Fund/Kansas Health Foundation Fund; and $924 from the Sylvan Area Fund. Grants will be awarded through a competitive application process to charitable community improvement projects that address the present and future needs the[...]