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 $50,000 in grants to 19 projects throughout Mitchell County. The following organizations received funding: City of Cawker City Fire Department, to cover the cost of protective equipment for volunteer fire department. American Legion Post #57, to purchase 12 American flags and flag poles for Memorial Day display at Elmwood Cemetery and St. John’s Catholic Cemetery. Mitchell County Regional Medical Foundation, to help create an outdoor space for the Perdue Hospitality Home Outdoor Guest Retreat Project. Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Cawker City, to[...]

Solomon Valley Community Foundation accepting grant applications

Solomon Valley Community Foundation accepting grant applications BELOIT, Kan.— The Solomon Valley Community Foundation is now accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications are available December 1 and due February 1, 2021. Recently, the community foundation awarded The St. John the Baptist Catholic Church a grant to support the third-grade classroom. Because each student learns in different modalities, teacher Beth Eilert wanted to be sure to meet each student's needs for flexible seating, visual learning, and hands on activities. With the funding from the Solomon Valley Community Foundation, Eilert was able to purchase a new rug and STEM cabinet for the classroom. "The classroom carpet has had a huge impact on our[...]