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.

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