01July 2024

Ringler receives We Kan! Award

Katrina Ringler, Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer, was presented with a We Kan! award July 1 in a surprise...

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15May 2024

When communities want to be the best version of themselves

With summer just around the corner, it may be time to prepare for the next community clean-up. Some items that are more...

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06May 2024

Big Kansas Road Trip expands its statewide reach

The Kansas Sampler Foundation announced Sunday that the Big Kansas Road Trip is changing its format to encourage more...

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22April 2024

Big Kansas Road Trip in Ellsworth and Lincoln counties plus Lucas

Hundreds of people from all over the state and beyond will explore Ellsworth and Lincoln counties plus the community of...

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15February 2024

We Kan! Conference registration is open

The bi-annual We Kan! Conference will be held in Newton on April 4. Organized and facilitated by the Kansas Sampler...

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10May 2023

Announcement of Big Kansas Road Trip Location for 2024

On the last day of the 2023 Big Kansas Road Trip in Jewell, Republic and Smith counties, Marci Penner of the Kansas Sampler...

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04January 2023

Sarah Green added to KSF staff as co-director--and other exciting news

To everyone who cares about a thriving rural Kansas, 2023 will be a big year. We have some exciting news for you from the...

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22October 2022

Rural Champions Lead Community Effort

"Inspired by a Kansas Sampler Foundation program, the Office of Rural Prosperity created the Rural Champions program as a...

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