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 & Michelle Heidrick
Keith & Debra Houghton
Kris & Melinda Kimple
David, Dollma & MaKenna Kohler
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

Community foundation awards fall grants

Over $52,000 was awarded to charitable projects in Mitchell County during the Solomon Valley Community Foundation’s fall grant cycle. Grants were funded through the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund and the Community Impact Fund for Solomon Valley. The following organizations received funding: City of Glen Elder/Waconda Baseball, $6,000 for additions and improvements to enhance the baseball field. USD 272, $5,073 to support a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) classroom at Lakeside Elementary School. Zion Lutheran Church, $5,000 to enhance the Zion Lutheran Church building to better serve the community. Boost Ministries Foundation, $5,000 for seating, a copier and[...]

Fall grant applications available June 1

The Solomon Valley Community Foundation is seeking applications for fall grants. Online applications will be available June 1 and are due August 1, 2018. Grants will be funded through the Dane G. Hansen Community Grant Fund, with $50,000 available for charitable projects and programs that address education, health care, community social services and security, conservation and environment, arts and culture, and community beautification. Nonprofit organizations, government and public entities, educational institutions and churches are encouraged to apply. Grants are limited to communities in Mitchell County and will be awarded through a competitive application process. Detailed criteria and the grant application are available[...]