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 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[...]

Socially Responsible Investing Options

Socially Responsible Investing OptionsToday, more and more people are choosing to invest based on personal values that consider both financial return and social impact. This is known as socially responsible investing (SRI). The community foundation is pleased to offer SRI options for your fund! A quick summary of socially responsible investing (SRI)In general, socially responsible investors encourage corporate practices that promote environmental stewardship, consumer protection, human rights, and diversity. Some avoid businesses involved in alcohol, tobacco, fast food, gambling, pornography, weapons, contraception/abortion, fossil fuel production or the military. These are often summarized into three areas: environment, social justice, and corporate governance. What[...]