Founding Donors

Part of what makes the Solomon Valley Community Foundation successful is the enormous support from our community. Our Founding Donors, made up of families, local businesses and private foundations, came together to support the vision of the community foundation before it even existed.

Individuals & Families
Anonymous
Curt & Sherry Frasier
Harold & Eileen Frasier
Jim & Lynne Gates
Max & Michele Heidrick
Keith & Debra Houghton
Kris & Melinda Kimple
Tom & Beverly Porter
Robert Severance/Severance Children
Mike & Kathy Thompson
John & Eleanor Yeary
Business Entities
AGCO
AgMark, LLC
Carrico Implement Co., Inc.
Catlin’s Friendly Apple Market
Cunningham Telephone & Cable
Farmway Co-Op, Inc.
Farmway Credit Union
Frasier, Johnson & Martin, LLC
Guaranty State Bank & Trust Co.
Ringneck Ranch, Inc.

Recent News

Solomon Valley Community Foundation accepting grant applications

BELOIT, Kan.— The Solomon Valley Community Foundation is now accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications open July 1 and are due August 1, 2020. Last fall, a community foundation grant was awarded to the Hunter Economic Development Corporation to purchase a new community sign. This sign contributes to getting events and news out to the community in a timely, effective manner. "The sign allowed us to reach and be a small part of the lives of everyone in town and the outside communities," said grantee Steven Schneider. “The community sign has become a focal point of Main Street, Hunter, Kansas. We have had many comments on how well the[...]

Solomon Valley Community Foundation awards spring grants

Solomon Valley Community Foundation awards spring grants BELOIT, Kan.— During its spring grant cycle, the Solomon Valley Community Foundation awarded over $60,000 in grants to 23 projects throughout Mitchell County. The following organizations received funding: Mitchell County Community Foundation dba Leadership Class 2020, to cover the cost per person for ASIST training.Mitchell County Historical Society, to pay for part of the new security system hardware.North Central Kansas Technical College, for an indoor/outdoor public sound system for sound production and audio recording.Waconda Cultural Association, to host entertainers and purchase advertisement and equipment for the Wakonda Indian Festival. Mitchell County Hospital Health Systems, to purchase equipment and fund any additional resources that help aide the maintenance and training[...]