We believe to our core that each town in Kansas has an un-tapped gift, elements that make it special.
Helping communities shine a light on those gifts and things that make a town different, is what we do. The Kansas Sampler Foundation is a public non-profit 501(C)(3) organization.
If your town has the spirit and grit to help itself, we want to help you sustain and preserve your community.
This annual event provides showcase counties an opportunity to provide the public a sample of what there is to see, do, hear, taste, buy, and learn in Kansas.
The Kansas Explorers Club inspires, educates and encourages the exploration and appreciation of Kansas...and to have fun doing it.SIGN UP NOW!
Our journey to visit every incorporated city in Kansas (there are 626 of them) to research for the Kansas Guidebook 2 for Explorers
A project to collectively promote rural communities by telling what we have and helping the world "get" us.
The network and newsletter connects rural community leaders and supporters statewide in efforts to strengthen towns at the grassroots level.
To make "tourism" an applicable tool for rural development, it makes sense to look further into this notion of exploring. Subtle features and assets of a town are especially appreciated by explorers, perhaps because the leisurely search for them balances the frenetic pace that has overtaken American culture