Community Initiatives


All contributions support local students and community programs

The Sterling Rock Falls Community Trust has distributed more than $3 million to assist local students since its inception in 1968 and more than $900,000 to charitable organizations for projects including literacy, school initiatives, the fine arts, history, child care, animal welfare, senior center, Home of Hope, local food banks, and health and wellness of all ages in our community. Funds are awarded through grants for approved 501(c)3 organizations and community projects in Sterling and Rock Falls.


Scholarships totaling more than $200,000 annually have been awarded to Sterling or Rock Falls residents who:

Community Initiatives

More than $100,000 has been given annually through the: