Russell Area Youth Activities Fund

The Russell Area Youth Activities Fund is designed to promote the health and well-being of children and to encourage healthy lifestyles through involvement in extra-curricular activities, including athletics, performing arts, visual arts, and literacy programs.

Applications must be turned in 2 weeks prior to the start of the activity.  The Foundation cannot fund an activity that has already started or fund debt.

Russell Area Youth Activities Fund Grant Application

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