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Announcing the Somerset Community Foundation Competitive Grants

The Board of Directors of the Somerset Community Foundation (SCF) is pleased to announce they are now accepting grant applications. Grants are generally awarded to nonprofit programs, projects and organizations that improve the quality of life in Somerset and the surrounding area. Only one grant per year will be awarded to an organization. Based on Rivers + Roads community feedback, SCF grants submitted should involve the promotion or improvement of one of the following in the Somerset community; economic development, family activities, educational opportunities, revitalize downtown and green spaces/parks/trails. Grants are generally not awarded to lobbying, political, or religious causes; individuals; special fundraising events; capital fund campaigns; deficit reduction; and/or national fund drives.

Grant deadline is October 1, 2023. Grant recipients are selected and approved by the Somerset Community Foundation grant committee, SCF Board of Directors and the St. Croix Valley Foundation Board of Directors will review grants in October. Grant recipients will be notified  in November via phone and then invited to the Celebration of Giving event in December to receive the grant. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Grantees must submit a final report regarding the use of the grant dollars. 

Questions regarding this grant application should be directed to SCF Grant Committee ℅ Erin Hoff at or Paul Wenzel at


To begin the application process, click on this linkGrant Guidelines & Application




















Somerset Community Foundation Celebration of Giving Event


When:  Thursday, December 7th, 2023

Where:  American Legion Post 111 464 County Road V V

            Somerset, WI 54025 

Social:   5:30 - 6:00 complimentary appetizers & beverages served 

Program:  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 


We will celebrate our 2023 grant recipients, supported by your generous donations. 

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