Field of Interest Funds

Field of Interest Funds allow donors to designate a specific cause or geographic area for grant making without having to name a specific organization. Grants are made through an application process administered by the Foundation and/or with a special advisory group with expertise in the field of interest.

Dane G. Hansen Foundation Community Grant Fund*
This fund was established by the Dane G. Hansen Foundation to fund grants in Mitchell County that address community beautification, education, environment, health & human service and inter-generational projects/programs.

The Pleasant View Community Fund

*Pass-through non-endowed fund

Recent News

Solomon Valley Community Foundation accepting grant applications

The Solomon Valley Community Foundation is now accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications are available now and due August 1, 2019. Over $50,000 is available to charitable projects in Mitchell County. Grants will be awarded from the following funds: Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund – available for programs and projects that address education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community beautification.Community Impact Fund for Solomon Valley – available for projects that improve the quality of life for Mitchell County residents. Grants are limited to communities in the Post Rock service area and will be awarded through a competitive application process. Nonprofit[...]

Community foundation awards scholarships

The Solomon Valley Community Foundation has awarded over $2,000 in scholarships to area students. The Fine Arts Future Development Summer Camp Scholarship is for junior and senior high school students in the Solomon Valley area, including Mitchell, Cloud and Jewell Counties, who are pursuing a summer music or art camp. Samantha Zimmerman, Beloit, received a $300 scholarship. The Fine Arts Future Development Higher Education Scholarship is for graduating high school seniors in the Solomon Valley area, including Mitchell, Cloud, and Jewell Counties, that are pursuing a major in instrumental music or art. Tyler Long, Beloit, received a $850 scholarship. The George Hoy Scholarship[...]