Giant sculptures take up residence in Stillwater, Hastings

By Mary Divine | June 2, 2016 The news from downtown Stillwater, Wednesday morning: A dragonfly landed on North Main Street, a chokecherry tree was planted on the pedestrian plaza near Lowell Park, and two ballerinas twirled down South Main Street. “This is gorgeous. Very, very nice,” said Stillwater Township … Continue reading

GREAT IDEA CHALLENGE Winners, Honors Students

The Stillwater Area Foundation Announces its 4th Annual GREAT IDEA CHALLENGE Winners, Honors Students The Stillwater Area Foundation is pleased to announce that Robert Molenda of Pivot Stillwater is the winner of the fourth annual $10,000 Great Idea Award, which was presented at the Foundation’s annual reception and fundraiser at … Continue reading

Final Deadline Fast Approaching for the 4th Annual GREAT IDEA CHALLENGE

The 4th Annual GREAT IDEA CHALLENGE deadline is quickly approaching. The Stillwater Area Foundation will be accepting applications through April 15, 2016.   How can the Challenge’s $10,000 grant help you bring your innovative GREAT IDEA to life to enhance our community’s quality of life, strengthen local connections and enhance community … Continue reading

Stillwater Area Foundation Announces 2015 Grant Awards

The Stillwater Area Foundation is honored to announce the recipients of its most recent competitive grant program.  This winter, the Stillwater Area Foundation awarded $7,000 to four organizations in the Stillwater area through its competitive grants program. “Our competitive grants are meant to enhance the quality of life for Stillwater … Continue reading

Great Idea Challenge 2016

Do you (or someone you know) have an idea that will make the Stillwater Area an even better place to live, work and play? The Stillwater Area includes: Lake Elmo, Bayport, Marine-on-St. Croix, Oak Park Heights, West Lakeland Township, Stillwater Township and Stillwater. The Stillwater Area Foundation’s 4th Annual Great … Continue reading

4th Annual Great Idea Challenge

The 4th Annual GREAT IDEA CHALLENGE is right around the corner. The Stillwater Area Foundation will open the 2016 Challenge on January 1, 2016. Now is the time for local community members to begin thinking about how the Challenge’s $10,000 award grant could help them bring their innovative GREAT IDEA … Continue reading

Foundation Announces Grants Available

Maria Reamer, chair of the Stillwater Area Foundation, has announced that grants for arts and culture organizations will be available to nonprofit groups within the greater Stillwater area, which extends from Marine on St. Croix to Lake Elmo. The deadline for submission of grant requests will be October 24, 2014. … Continue reading

Foundation Awards Grant to Youth Matters

The Board of Directors of the Stillwater Area Foundation (SAF) has just awarded a grant of $3,000 to Youth Matters, formerly known as Youth Alcohol and Drug Partnership. It is a Stillwater area coalition that was started by Stillwater Sunrise Rotary in 2007. Its mission is to reduce the use … Continue reading

Foundation Announces Great Idea Competition

Do you or your organization have a Great Idea that would better the quality of life in the Stillwater Area? If so, the Stillwater Area Foundation wants to hear about it! The Stillwater Area Foundation is pleased to announce our Great Idea Competition. Stillwater is going through transition: a new … Continue reading