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Grants.

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VIBRANT COMMUNITIES

This spring, the St. Croix Valley Foundation is collaborating with the ten Affiliates to offer this region-wide grant program.  In 2024, this collaborative effort intends to fund mental health programming - from prevention to management.  Please carefully review the updated program guidelines before beginning the application process. 

Last year, the St. Croix Valley Foundation awarded over $156,000 to 26 nonprofit organizations serving communities from Prescott to Balsam Lake in WI, and from Afton to Chisago City in MN.   Click here for a detailed list of grant recipients.  

The application process is currently LIVE and accepting applications.

Application Due
March 22, 2024

Notification:
May, 2024

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MUSIC EDUCATION GRANTS

This grant program was made possible by a donor whose gift established an endowed fund specifically for music education. The donor, a former music teacher, wanted to give the gift of music to students, pre-school through high school. The goal of this grant program is to enhance the quality of music education programs in area schools.   

Application process is currently closed. 

Please check back in August 2024.

Application due:

 October 2024

 Application Live:

 August 2024

Notification:
December 2024

FIRST THOUSAND DAYS GRANTS

The First Thousand Days field of interest fund was established by a generous donor in 2022 to support the physical, mental, emotional, and social development of children during the critical “first thousand days of life” (roughly the first three years).  The corresponding First Thousand Days grant program will fund organizations and programs that prepare children to succeed when they enter school.

The application process is currently closed.

Please check back in September 2024.

Application due:

November 2024

Application Live:
October 2024

Notification:
December 2024

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VALLEY ARTS GRANTS

The St. Croix Valley Foundation (SCVF) recognizes that participation in arts and cultural activities enriches the region’s quality of life, promotes interaction among residents, and builds community across diverse groups. Therefore, the Valley Arts Initiative grant program intends to fund high-quality arts experiences – supporting artists and nonprofits, engaging the community, and ultimately fostering a rich and diverse arts ecosystem in the St. Croix Valley.   

 

The application process is currently closed.
Please check back in fall 2024  

Application Live:
November 6, 2023

Notification:
February, 2024

Application due:

 December 22, 2023

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COMMUNITY-BASED GRANTS

Each of our 10 affiliated community foundations administer grant-making independently, for the benefit of their individual communities. If you have a community-centered project, please contact the appropriate affiliated community foundation for their priorities, application deadlines and process.

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