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

Community foundation awards over $71,000 in fall grants

Community foundation awards over $71,000 in fall grants SYLVAN GROVE, Kan.— During its fall grant cycle, the Post Rock Community Foundation awarded over $71,000 to 13 projects throughout Lincoln County and those served by USD 298 and USD 299. The following organizations received funding: Sylvan Grove Fair and Agriculture Association, $13,873 to purchase a sound system for fairgrounds.Lincoln Art Center, $10,000 to replace the windows and doors at the art center.Lincoln County Emergency Management, $10,000 to replace the emergency sirens in Lincoln County.USD 298 Lincoln, $9,500 to purchase rubber flooring for the weight room.Luray Senior Center, Inc, $6,500 to replace the sidewalk.City of Barnard, $5,500 to restore the limestone wall[...]

Post Rock Community Foundation accepting scholarship applications

SYLVAN GROVE, Kan.—The Post Rock Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2021-2022 school year. Two scholarships are available: Lincoln High School Alumni Association Scholarship, for Lincoln High School graduating seniors.Wilson-Langley Fund for Luray Academic Scholarship, for graduating high school seniors or graduates who are residents of Luray or the rural areas of Amherst, Luray, Valley or Waldo Townships and attend a Kansas university, college, vocational or technical school. [...]