Our Mission

Enhancing the Quality of Life in River Falls Wisconsin

The River Falls Community Foundation was created in 1999 to advance the  quality of life in River Falls.


Managed by a 100% volunteer board, the Foundation is a community asset –  ensuring gifts donated today will be wisely used to enhance the future well-being of the River Falls community.


The River Falls Community Foundation is an affiliate of the St. Croix Valley Foundation.

Our 2021 Board

Chair: Scot Simpson
Vice Chair: Judie Babcock
Treasurer: Dennis Ireland
Secretary: Cheryl Ross

Elaine Baumann
Jamie Benson
Alex Burian
John Harsdorf
Nick Jackson
Cindy Kleven

Melissa Kolb
Terry McKay
Jennifer O’Neill
Dan Ross
Nick Zimmerman

Accomplishing Our Mission

We accomplish our mission by:

  • Building a Community of Donors
    • encouraging residents and others to invest in the community by contributing towards and establishing endowment funds;
  • Offering Donors Simplicity and Flexibility in Charitable Giving
    • maximum tax advantages and the knowledge that their gift will benefit our community in perpetuity
  • Accumulating, Managing and Growing Endowed Funds Wisely
  • Directing  Income from Endowments to Fund Important Programs
    • that maintain and enhance the community’s quality of life.
  • Initiating, Promoting and Supporting Further Development of our Community’s Livability