SVCF Celebrates Successful Match Month with over $83,000 raised locally!

The Solomon Valley Community Foundation is excited to announce yet another successful November Match Month campaign. As a result of generous donors throughout Mitchell County, and beyond, a total of $83,655 was raised!

This year’s campaign marked the second year of the Dane G. Hansen Foundation’s 200% match, and the first year of the Patterson Family Foundation’s additional $70,000 match. All in all, when factoring in both match opportunities, this year’s campaign will generate $253,655 that will stay right here, forever impacting the communities of Mitchell County.

With the addition of the Patterson Family Foundation’s matching opportunity, SVCF increased their annual goal and implemented the Get a Match, Make a Match campaign. SVCF Executive Director Julia Rabe explained, “everyone loves a matching opportunity and this year, thanks to the the Patterson Family Foundation’s generosity we were able to not only match donor dollars up to $70,000, but we were also able to allow additional dollars raised to then become the match for our newest Give to Grow initiative which we will be kicking off this spring.” She went on to say, “SVCF has benefited tremendously from years and years of match month campaigns and we are excited to now be able to offer match opportunities for our local non-profits who hold Organizational Funds with us.”

On behalf of the Solomon Valley Community Foundation, a heartfelt thank you goes out to everyone who participated in this year’s campaign. Such goals could not be accomplished without the support of generous donors and community leaders. Alone we can do so little, but together we can accomplish much. Thank you for helping us plant seeds today for the generations of tomorrow!

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 & scholarships 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.
Three scholarships are available to students and applications must be submitted through the foundation’s online scholarship portal by February 15, 2024.

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Solomon Valley Community Foundation Hosts Mitchell County Non-Profits at Annual Roundtable

The Solomon Valley Community Foundation hosted a Non-Profit Roundtable meeting on Tuesday, October 3rd at the Mitchell County Historical Museum. Over 30 residents representing various Mitchell County non-profit groups were in attendance and engaged in networking, discussions, and enjoyed lunch provided by SVCF thanks to Ray’s Apple Market. Each non-profit was given time to share on upcoming events and projects, as well as discuss aspirations and challenges facing each of their respective organizations.

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A decade of transformation and the inspiring vision for the future

Thank you for following along as we’ve taken some time to reflect on Solomon Valley Community Foundation’s first 10 years. As we wrap up our Looking Back series we can’t help but feel inspired by the vision, passion and generosity of the people who continue to invest their time, talents and resources into the communities they love and call home.

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