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Media Toolkit

St. Croix Valley Foundation (SCVF) works hard to share stories about the grants and scholarships we offer, as well as the organizations and people who are awarded those grants and scholarships. We invite you to share your stories and photos, too, so we can partner with you to help spread the word about your work in our region. Read on for more information about how to acknowledge a grant, download our logos, and more.


Our Organization: 
When referring to St. Croix Valley Foundation in print, please use the following convention: 

On first mention, please use our full name: "St. Croix Valley Foundation" or "St. Croix Valley Foundation (SCVF)."

In subsequent mentions, you can use "St. Croix Valley Foundation" or "SCVF."

Our Grants: 

Our grants include Environmental Grants, Music Education Grants, First Thousand Days Grants, Valley Arts Grants, and Vibrant Communities Mental Health Grants. Whenever possible, please use the following language when referencing work or a program connected to one of our grants: 

This project was funded (or funded in part) by a _____________ Grant from St. Croix Valley Foundation. 


Social Media:

Whenever you post about work or a program supported by an SCVF grant or scholarship, please tag us on social media. Our handles are: 

  • Facebook:

  • LinkedIn: St. Croix Valley Foundation

  • YouTube: St. Croix Valley Foundation

SCVF Boilerplate Language: 
The St. Croix Valley Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization fully accredited by the Community Foundations National Standards Board and the Charities Review Council. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in the St. Croix Valley. Through our ten affiliated community foundations, we encourage local philanthropy in response to local needs.

St. Croix Valley Foundation's ten affiliated community foundations:

Amery Area Community Foundation
Chisago Lakes Area Community Foundation

Hudson Community Foundation

Lower St. Croix Valley Community Foundation

New Richmond Area Community Foundation

Northwest Alliance Community Foundation

Prescott Foundation

River Falls Community Foundation

Somerset Community Foundation

Stillwater Area Community Foundation 


Click the image below to download a PNG.

St. Croix Valley Foundation.PNG
St. Croix Valley Foundation Logo_Transparent Background.JPG

Click the image below to download a JPG.

Click the image below to download a white version of our logo.

St. Croix Valley Foundation Logo_White.jpg

SCVF Logos

Please avoid manipulating our logo in any way, including changing its colors or dimensions. For additional guidance or logo requests, please contact Marketing Communications Manager Alauna Yust.

Press release template

You may wish to publish a press release about a grant you have received from SCVF. Note that all press releases must be approved by Marketing Communications Manager Alauna Yust prior to publication. Download the template below to get started.

Photo/Video Release Form

If you, your child, or a person for whom you are a legal guardian will be photographed or captured on video for use in SCVF publications, please complete our release form.

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