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

November is Match Month!

  Solomon Valley Community Foundation is kicking off November MATCH Month! We have been challenged by the Dane Hansen Foundation to raise $50,000! It is a big task, but the benefits of growing our Community Impact Fund will pay off For Now and Forever! During November, every $1 donated to the Solomon Valley Community Foundation will be matched with a $1.50 from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation! If we reach our $50,000 goal, our community will receive a total of $125,000 to support community grants and foundation operations. We have levels of recognition and we are asking for a 4-year pledge. We appreciate[...]

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[...]