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Win up to $10,000 for your civic-minded project!

Stillwater, MN. – What would you do if you were given $10,000 to make your community better? Do you think you have a great idea and need funding to make it happen? Stillwater Area Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its eighth annual Great Idea Competition! Local individuals, groups,…

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2019-2020 Grant cycle has been suspended

As our endowment continues to grow, so will our capacity for grant making. Normally, every fall the Stillwater Area Community Foundation issues grants to area nonprofit organizations. The focus of our grants varies from year to year. Sometimes we have an unrestricted call for applications. Other years, based on the…

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2019 Spring Event & Great Idea Celebration

Stillwater Area Community Foundation2019 Spring Event Celebrate the community you love! Tuesday, May 21, 2019 5:30 – 7:30at the Zephyr Theatre601 Main Street North, Stillwater Complimentary wine and appetizers Join us as we announce the winner of the 2019 Great Idea Competition. Hear from Sara Jespersen, 2017 winner for her…

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$30,000 in Grants Given to Local Non-Profits

[STILLWATER, Dec 21, 2018] – Stillwater Area Community Foundation has distributed $30,000 in grant funding to six area non-profits. Grants this year support programs and services addressing pressing community issues including diversity awareness, transportation, and homelessness. The funding, $5,000 per recipient, is made available through donations to Stillwater Area Community…

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2018-2019 Grants Available for Stillwater Area Nonprofits

The Stillwater Area Community Foundation’s 2018-19 grant cycle is now open to qualified non-profit organizations. This year’s funding priorities will focus on programs addressing four key community issues: Diversity awareness Homelessness Affordable housing Transportation Based on feedback from community leaders, the Foundation has opted to narrow the focus and potential…

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Haley receives Malmquist Scholarship

For Immediate Release June 1, 2018 Evangeline Haley is the 2018 recipient of the Gary and Mary Malmquist Scholarship.  Haley plans to study nursing and will attend Century College in the fall. She plans to finish her degree at Metropolitan State University. The scholarship was presented at Stillwater Area Community…

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2018 Spring Event

Celebrating the Power of Community Please join the Stillwater Area Foundation as we celebrate our accomplishments, look forward to accomplishing more, and announce the winner of the 2018 Great Idea Competition. Guest Speaker Stillwater area native Maureen Hooley Bausch, Chief Executive Officer of the Super Bowl Host Committee, will share…

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