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, 2022. 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.
To begin the application process, click on this link - Grant Guidelines & Application
Kym Dunleap presents the Friends of the Foundation Award to Meena & Chetan Patel.
Brad Nemec receives the Friend of the Foundation Award.
Friend of the Foundation Award
2022 - Bill & Rita Lawson
2021 - Brad Nemec
2019 - Meena & Chetan Patel
2018 - Randy Rosburg
2017 - Mike Faust
Somerset Community Foundation Celebration of Giving Event
When: Thursday, December 8th, 2022
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 2022 grant recipients, supported by your generous donations:
>Somerset Elementary School: Learn 2 Love-Service Learning
>Somerset School District: Archery Initiative
>Somerset Senior Center: Live Music Performance
>St. Anne's Church: Ladies of St. Anne Community Service
Bill & Rita Lawson receive the Friend of the Foundation Award presented by Brad Nemec.
Former Somerset Community Foundation chair, Randy Rosburg, receives the Friend of the Foundation Award presented by Sheriff Scott Knudson.