Funds Currently Held

After 35 years, the Mankato Area Foundation continues to help individuals and organizations achieve
their charitable goals by offering a variety of giving strategies and funds. Our donors have the opportunity to shape their donations by choosing from flexible funding vehicles such as unrestricted, designated, donor advised or scholarship funds. The Mankato Area Foundation currently manages 16 funds which include:

Community Funds (Unrestricted Funds)
Mankato Area Community Fund
O.P. and E.A. Confer Fund
Ogden P. Confer Fund

Designated Funds
Al Fallenstein Fund
Erla Fallenstein Fund
Kearney Community Fund
Mankato Area Foundation Services Endowment Fund
Senior Citizens Endowment Fund

Donor Advised Funds
Cheryl and Yanni Lee Fund
Glen A. Taylor Charitable Trust
Thin Film Technology Fund

Scholarship Funds
Charles Ingman Memorial Scholarship
Dustin Lemke Memorial Scholarship Fund
Jenny Schugel Memorial Scholarship Fund
Marlyn R. Heintz Scholarship Fund
Ogden W. and Jane M. Confer Scholarship Fund

Fiscal Agent Funds
Central Freedom School
City Center Partnership
Leave A Legacy
Mankato Curling Club
Veterans’ Memorial Place




Current Fund Literature


Shaping Our Community. For Good.