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What is a community foundation?

What is a Community Foundation? – Understanding Community Foundations and Their Impact

Exploring Donor-Advised Funds and Values-Aligned Philanthropy in Community Foundations At the heart of the Solon Area Community Foundation’s mission, donor-advised funds and values-aligned philanthropy stand out as instrumental tools. A donor-advised fund is a giving account established at a tax-exempt charitable organization that provides support to numerous causes. Donors can recommend grants from these funds

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Solon Area Community Foundation Scholarships

Time Is Running Out

Solon students, the clock is ticking! You’ve got incredible potential, and the Solon Area Community Foundation (SACF) wants to help unlock it through our scholarships. But the application deadline of April 1st is fast approaching! Don’t Delay:  Procrastination is the enemy of opportunity. Act now, and your future self will thank you. Pick up your

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Solon Area Community Foundation

Empowering Futures: The Solon Area Community Foundation’s Scholarship Legacy

Since its inception in 1981, the Solon Area Community Foundation (SACF) has been a beacon of support and development for the youth and community initiatives in Solon Iowa. With a mission to cultivate a thriving environment, the foundation has dedicated itself to fostering projects that enrich the lives of those within the Solon area. A

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2024 Beef Days

2024 Solon Beef Days

Visit Solon Beef Days website Mark Your Calendars for Solon Beef Days 2024: A Celebration of Community and Tradition Get ready for another edition of Solon Beef Days on July 19 & 20, 2024. This annual celebration, which has been the heartbeat of our community since its inception in 1971, promises a weekend filled with

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13 Inches of Snow - Is That a Record?

Is That a Record?

✨When 13 Inches of Snow Isn’t a Record✨ Solon residents woke up on Tuesday to a surprise winter wonderland. 13.2 inches of snow blanketed yards, streets, and rooftops – bringing smiles to some faces and sighs to others. While heavy snowfall can wreak short-term havoc, this post isn’t about shoveling driveways or slippery commutes. No,

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January in Iowa

January in Iowa

Brisk and Barren Beauty January descends suddenly on the Midwest landscape, blanketing the rolling fields in glimmering white as far as the eye can see. Icicle laden barns in rural areas now sit solitary amid the still, silent beauty left behind in winter’s wake. With bitter winds and drifting snow come empty roads that cut

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Spreading Joy: Volunteering Ideas for a Vibrant Solon Community This Holiday Season

Spreading Joy: Volunteering Ideas for a Vibrant Solon Community This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time of giving, sharing, and spreading joy. As we embrace the festive spirit, there’s no better way to celebrate than by making a positive impact in our community. Solon, Iowa, a place that cherishes unity and togetherness, offers numerous opportunities for volunteering through the Solon Area Community Foundation. Why Volunteering

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