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

5th Annual GREAT IDEA CHALLENGE COMPETITION Winners, Honors Students

Stillwater Area Foundation Announces 5th Annual GREAT IDEA CHALLENGE COMPETITION Winners, Honors Students Stillwater, MN: The Stillwater Area Foundation is pleased to announce that Sara Jespersen of “Beautify the Stillwater Stairs” is the winner of the fifth annual $10,000 Great Idea Competition, which was presented at the Foundation’s annual reception … Continue reading