Founding Donors

We are forever grateful for the support of these generous donors who heard the story and believed in the vision of the Smoky Valley Community Foundation.

Individuals & Families
Maleta Forsberg
Judy M. Neuschafer
Ronald & Marsha Rolander
Lee & Susie Ruggels 
Business Entities
Bethany College
Bethany Home
Carlson Accounting, Inc.
City of Lindsborg
Clark, Mize & Linville, Chtd.
Lindsborg Community Hospital
Raymer Society
Sandzén Memorial Art Gallery

Recent News

Smoky Valley Community Foundation accepting applications for Fall 2019 grants

LINDSBORG, Kan.— The Smoky Valley Community Foundation is now accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications are due Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Last fall, a community foundation grant helped the City of Marquette build a community art resource. Funds were used to purchase items to create a safe and functional workspace for all to use, including a sink and faucet, tables and art supplies to support a variety of mediums. “Because of this grant, our facility is being transformed from a simple ‘work space’ to a community art resource,” said grantee Carol Baker. “We would not have had the funds to obtain[...]

Nourish Your Community

Grain farmers have a vital role in moving lives forward; growing food that nourishes our community and the world. The community foundation, too, is committed to improving quality of life in the areas we serve, both today and in the future. Giving a gift of grain is a simple way to make a lasting difference. Gifts of grain are a unique way to make a charitable gift. Using grain to make a gift to the community foundation – which may be designated for the purpose you choose – can be a wonderful way to invest in the future while achieving tax[...]