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

Scholarship recipients announced

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Free Webinar: Looking Beyond Hansen for Funding

When communities are considering a large project such as a new community building or a new swimming pool, project planners may wonder where to go for funding. In Northwest Kansas, the Dane G. Hansen Foundation immediately comes to mind, but there are many other sources to consider for project support. Plus, grant applications to any funder are stronger when multiple funding sources are included. Learn more about alternative funding options during a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. “Looking Beyond Hansen for Funding” will be presented by Carol Sloper, grants coordinator for the Greater Northwest Kansas Community Foundation.[...]