Scholarship Funds

Scholarship Funds help donors give the gift of education. Scholarships can be established either through direct donations or in honor of a loved one.

Scholarship Fund Guidelines

Current Scholarship Funds
A. Jay Steinberg Music Scholarship
Brandon Rogers Technology Scholarship
Dr. Charles Englund Memorial Scholarship
Clyde and Glenn Lindstrom Scholarship
Dorothy J. Ziegler Music & Art Scholarship
Judith K. Burch Scholarship
Louis, Ron & Tom Westman Scholarship
Mona Peterson Community Service Scholarship
Smoky Valley Elementary Education Scholarship

If you are a student that is interested in applying for one of these scholarships, click here to begin the process.

Recent News

Smoky Valley Community Foundation accepting grant applications

Smoky Valley Community Foundation accepting grant applications LINDSBORG, Kan.— The Smoky Valley Community Foundation is now accepting applications for spring grants. Online applications are due Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Last spring, a grant from the community foundation supported Sprout House and their second year hosting a summer garden program. This program included both the younger and elementary kids’ classes. The students were able to water and weed the produce from the start, all the way to time to pick. "The hard work of watering, weeding, and picking paid off in a healthy summer garden of produce," said grantee Kelley Menke. "It was a[...]

Socially Responsible Investing Options

Socially Responsible Investing OptionsToday, more and more people are choosing to invest based on personal values that consider both financial return and social impact. This is known as socially responsible investing (SRI). The community foundation is pleased to offer SRI options for your fund! A quick summary of socially responsible investing (SRI)In general, socially responsible investors encourage corporate practices that promote environmental stewardship, consumer protection, human rights, and diversity. Some avoid businesses involved in alcohol, tobacco, fast food, gambling, pornography, weapons, contraception/abortion, fossil fuel production or the military. These are often summarized into three areas: environment, social justice, and corporate governance. What[...]