Stillwater Foundation Issues Grants for 2017

Stillwater: The Stillwater Area Foundation has made three recent grants to local programs, ranging from strengthening chemical health programs to water quality. Canvas Health, an Oakdale nonprofit that helps children, adolescents, adults and families who struggle with mental health, chemical health, and domestic and sexual abuse, received $2,100 to train … Continue reading

Stillwater Area Foundation Accepting Grant Proposals Addressing Water Quality or Substance Abuse

Stillwater, Minn. – Stillwater Area Foundation, a community foundation, is now accepting grant applications from area non-profit organizations for its 2017 grant awards. This year’s awards will be issued to support local projects and activities addressing water quality or substance abuse. As a community foundation, part of the organization’s role … Continue reading

Social Enterprise Camp Sparks Creative Solutions: Students Inspired to Make a Living Making a Difference

Imagine a distribution system for getting locally grown organic foods to families in need. Or a business focused on recycling used and abandoned small watercraft such as kayaks and canoes. Or a program for recycling trash that is picked up along the St. Croix River. These are a few of … Continue reading

New app takes you inside Stillwater’s history

  Heidi Wigdahl, KARE 7:22 PM. CDT July 11, 2017 STILLWATER, Minn. — A new web-based application lets you discover Stillwater through a lens of the past. Lens Flare Stillwater launched on June 30; the free app can be accessed through its website. The app allows users to take a … Continue reading

Sparks Camp teaches students and improves community

By Jackie Bussjaeger/Press Publications, Jul 7, 2017 STILLWATER — Some might call it killing two birds with one stone; in Stillwater it’s known as social enterprise. The Stillwater Area Foundation recently launched a new program called Sparks Social Enterprise Camp, which invites high school students to explore the concept of … Continue reading