BELLEVILLE, Kan.— In December, the Republic County Community Foundation had an opportunity to
receive matching funds from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation during what is considered ‘Match Month’.
The foundation is excited to announce that it raised a total of $132,963.88 during their December Match
Month. With a total match of $75,000 from Dane G. Hansen, this will result in a grand total of
$207,963.88 to be invested permanently in endowments that support local area grant-making for
schools, the arts, parks, economic development, public health and more.
“I’m very excited for the residents in Republic County, said Lisa Newman, Greater Salina Community
Foundation’s Director of Regional Affiliates. “Special thanks to the donors and the Hansen Foundation
for a successful Match Month this year. The donations and match amount are an incredible investment
and help make so many community projects possible.”