The SCVF supports local nonprofits, knowing a vital nonprofit sector makes our communities strong. The SCVF was eager to launch Consultants in Service (CIS) in the fall of 2017. CIS will comprise a volunteer cadre of consultants who donate time and expertise to nonprofit organizations in the Lower St. Croix Valley. The SCVF will match free consulting services with non-profit need. For additional information on this program, please contact Angie Pilgrim at firstname.lastname@example.org or complete and return this application.
The St. Croix Valley Foundation in partnership with Hugh J. Andersen Foundation, Andersen Corporation, Bremer Bank, United Way St. Croix Valley, United Way of Washington County-East, and the University of Wisconsin River Falls are pleased to announce the update to the State of the Valley website, providing communities of the lower St. Croix Valley with important county-level statistics. This invaluable resource includes socioeconomic indicators for Chisago and Washington County in Easter Minnesota and Burnett, Pierce, Polk, St. Croix Counties in Western Wisconsin. This collaborative effort aims to measure the quality of life for counties in the lower St. Croix Valley by providing data on community engagement, demographics, economics, education, food security, health, housing, poverty, transportation, and youth. The Survey Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls gathered and analyzed data for the State of the Valley project; as new data becomes available, UWRF updates the information to identify trends and emerging issues.
In 2004, SCVF partnered with Hugh J. Andersen Foundation to launch the Community Partnership Initiative and The Nonprofit Management Assistance Grant Program. In doing so, SCVF helped organize many workshops and conferences to strengthen the leadership, governance, and management for nonprofit organizations in the St. Croix Valley.
In 2006, SCVF celebrated its tenth anniversary by announcing the Partners for the Future, a $1 million dollar challenge match initiative designed to help 19 local nonprofit organizations build permanent funds to carry out their missions.
In 2015, SCVF partnered with Hugh J. Andersen Foundation and UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education to offer the Nonprofit Management Certificate Program in Hudson, WI. Eleven area non-profit leaders received full scholarships to attend the workshops and achieved certification.