Sen. Marshall Announces Over $785,000 in USDA Funding for Rural Kansas

(Washington, D.C., July 2, 2021) – Today, U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. announced USDA Rural Development grants benefitting 11 communities in rural Kansas totaling $785,200.

“It is important that we continue to provide our rural communities the financing and resources necessary to maintain and repair essential services and infrastructure,” said Senator Marshall. “These substantial investments by USDA will ensure communities in rural Kansas have the funds needed to thrive for years to come. Whether its modernizing school buildings, upgrading emergency services equipment, or improving public facilities, these grants will improve the lives of so many throughout our great state.”

Grant Recipients:

City of Cherryvale: $37,400

City of Girard: $13,400

City of Goessel: $34,000

City of LaHarpe: $46,400

City of Osawatomie: $46,000

City of Redfield: $38,700

City of Winfield: $125,400

Council Grove Art and History Center: $85,800

Hodgeman County: $14,600

Ashland High School: $100,500

Vermillion School District: $243,000


The U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Rural Development provides low-interest loans and grants to communities and organizations to help improve the local economy and quality of life in rural America.