News Release

Now accepting grant & scholarship applications!

Solomon Valley Community Foundation now accepting grant & scholarship applications!

The Solomon Valley Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for their spring grant cycle. Online applications are now available and are due by February 1, 2024.

Grants are limited to communities in Mitchell County and will be awarded through a competitive application process. Nonprofit organizations, government and public entities, educational institutions and churches are encouraged to apply.

Complete funding criteria and grant applications are available at

In addition, the Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2024-2025 school year. Three scholarships are available to students in the Mitchell County area.

  • Fine Arts Future Development Higher Education Scholarship, for graduating high school seniors in the Solomon Valley area, including Mitchell, Cloud and Jewell Counties, who are pursuing a major in instrumental music or art.
  • Fine Arts Future Development Summer Camp Scholarship, for junior and senior high students in the Solomon Valley area, including Mitchell, Cloud and Jewell Counties, who are interested in pursuing a summer music or art camp.
  • George Hoy Scholarship, for seniors graduating from Beloit High School and St. John the Baptist High School in Beloit.

All scholarship applications must be submitted through the foundation’s online scholarship portal by February 15, 2024. Scholarships will be awarded by mid-April. The application portal and scholarship guidelines can be found at

For more information on either grants or scholarships, please contact SVCF Director Julia Rabe at