Past Grant Recipients

 

2013 Community Fund Grants

· City Center Partnership – Traffic Signal Cabinet Mural Project $2,500

· Greater Mankato Diversity Council – SURGE Youth Leadership Program $3,600

· Feeding Our Community Partners – BackPack Food Program Transportation Project $5,000

· Mankato Area 77 Lancers – Instrument Replacement $6,000

· Mankato Ballet Company – Collaboration with the Mankato Symphony Orchestra Nutcracker Performance $3,500

· MN Council of Churches – Tapestry Project $5,000

· Twin Rivers Council for the Arts – Emy Frentz Arts Guild Gallery Remodel $7,000

 

2013 Donor Advised Fund Grants

Dotson Family Fund

· Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota - $500,000

 

Thin Film Technology Fund

· Minnesota State University , Mankato – LabVolt Power Station $2,500
· South Central College, North Mankato – Scholarships $5,000

 

2012 Community Fund Grants
· Habitat for Humanity ReStore Expansion $5,000
· Kiwanis Holiday Lights $50,000

· LEEP Transportation $10,000

· Merely Players Facility Updates $4,000

· MSO Rockin' by the River Free Concert $2,000
· YWCA Girls Inc. Pilot $5,000

 

2012 Donor Advised Fund Grants

Thin Film Technology Fund

· Minnesota State University , Mankato – Scholarships $6,000

· Minnesota State University , Mankato – Southern Minnesota Regional Science Fairs $6,000
· South Central College, North Mankato – Right Skills Now $6,000
· South Central College, North Mankato – Scholarships $5,000

· South Central College, North Mankato –Zap Camp $1,000

 

2011 Community Fund Grants

· Boys and Girls Club of Greater Mankato $7,500

· Camp Sweet Life Adventures $1,000

· Central Freedom School $7,000

· Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota Video $2,000

· Fallenstein Designated Fund - Miracle League of North Mankato $5,000

· Fallenstein Designated Fund - City of North Mankato $15,000

· LEEP $1,000

· Mankato Area 77 Lancers $500

· Minnesota State University, Mankato/Good Thunder Reading Series $2,500

· Partners for Affordable Housing Life-Long Learning - $3,000

· Open Door Health Clinic $6,500*

· Special Olympics Minnesota $1,000

· Thin Film Technology Fund - Robotics Team 2,000

 

2011 Donor Advised Fund Grants

Cheryl and Yanni Lee Fund

· Blue Earth Nicollet County Humane Society $1000

· Greater Mankato Early Learning Initiative READY for Kindergarten $1,000

· Habitat for Humanity $1,500

· Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans $2,000

· Minnesota Women's Consortium $1,000

· Partners for Affordable Housing $1,500

· Rural Aids Action Network $1,000

 

Thin Film Technology Fund

· Minnesota State University, Mankato – Adjunct Engineering Faculty $20,000

· Minnesota State University, Mankato – Collegeof Science, Engineering and Technology Scholarships $6,000

· Minnesota State University, Mankato – Formula SAE Competition $1,000

· Minnesota State University , Mankato – Southern Minnesota Regional Science Fairs $6,000

· South Central College, North Mankato – Scholarships $10,000

 

2010 Community Fund Grants

• City Center Partnership CityArt Sculpture Walk $5,000

• Greater Mankato Early Learning Initiative READY! for Kindergarten $4,500

• Merely Players Sound System $2,500

• Partners for Affordable House Student to Student Mentoring Program $2,500

• Special Olympics Spring Games $1,000

• Blue Earth County Historical Society Front Street Project $2,500

• 2011 Martin Luther King Jr Commemorative Board $500

• Mankato Area Community Band $1,600

• Greater Mankato Diversity Council REEL Culture Festival $1,500

 

2010 Donor Advised Fund Grants

Thin Film Technology Fund

• Minnesota State University, Mankato – Adjunct Engineering Faculty $20,000

· South Central College, North Mankato – Scholarships $10,000

 

2009 Community Fund Grants

• Council for Health Action and Promotion – CHAP Youth Mental Health Presentation $2,500

• Habitat for Humanity ReStore $2,840

• Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans Staff Development $5,000

• MSUM and Dakota Meadows Public Achievement Program $2,160

• One Bright Star – Star Journals $2,500

• Special Olympics of Minnesota Golf and Spring Games Competition $2,500

• Twin Rivers Center for the Arts Online Artist Directory $5,000

• YWCA of Mankato - Walking in Two Worlds Cecil's Table $2,000

 

2009 Donor Advised Fund Grants

Thin Film Technology Fund

• Minnesota State University, Mankato - Photonic Design Automation Software $7,000

• South Central College Foundation – Scholarships $6,000

• South Central College Foundation - Mechantronics Instructor $5,000

• Minnesota State University, Mankato - College of Science/Engineering and Technology Scholarships $6,000

• Minnesota State University, Mankato - Southern MN Regional Science Fairs $6,000

 

2008 Community Fund Grants

• Camp Patterson Cabin Upgrade $5,000

• Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota Traveling Exhibits $2,670

• Greater Mankato Early Learning Initiative READY! For Kindergarten $2,037

• Junior Achievement $500

• La-Mano Heritage Celebration $1,500

• Mankato Ballet Company Costume and Set Refurbishment $750

• Mankato West High School Fitness Facility $10,000

• MSU for Seniors - Mankato Area Lifelong Learners $2,500

• Theresa House Student to Student Program $3,000

• YWCA - Girls on the Run $2,500

 

2008 Donor Advised Fund Grants

Thin Film Technology Fund

• Mankato Public Schools - Uniview Projection and Data Scaling Machine $15,489.97

• Minnesota State University, Mankato - College of Science/Engineering $8,000

• Minnesota State University, Mankato -  MN Regional Science Fairs $8,000

 

2007 Community Fund Grants

• Betsy-Tacy Society Betsy’s House Restoration $6,000

• Blue Earth County Historical Society Century Farms Book $3,000

• Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota $10,000

• Fallenstein Designated Fund – City of Mankato Sibley Park $162,000

• Mankato Area BMX Track $5,000

• Merely Players $1,100

• SMILES Center of Independent Living Block Party $1,000

• Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevent Program Youth Board $3,000

• YWCA Elizabeth Kearney Women's Leadership Development Program $2,000

 

2007 Donor Advised Fund Grants

Thin Film Technology Fund

• South Central College Scholarships $5,000

 

2006 Community Fund Grants

• Central Freedom School $5,000

• Dance Conservatory of Southern Minnesota $2,100

• Greater Mankato Diversity Council $3,500

• Fallenstein Designated Fund - City of Mankato Sibley Park Zoo $5,460

• Fallenstein Designated Fund - City of North Mankato Spring Lake Park $5,460

• Fallenstein Designated Fund - Miracle League of Minnesota "Field of Dreams" $14,221

• Greater Mankato Career Expo $3,000

• Greater Mankato Diversity Council $8,500

• Habitat for Humanity (ReStore) $5,000

• Mankato Ballet Company $2,000

• Mankato Figure Skating Club $2,500

• Mankato Youth Symphony $400

• Mankato Symphony Orchestra $2,000

• Martin Luther King Bard $1,000

• Musicorium $1,000

• O.W. and J.M. Confer Scholarship - $1,900

• Seven Mile Creek Park Shelter $2,000

• Twin Rivers Center for the Arts $2,000

 

2006 Donor Advised Fund Grants

Thin Film Technology Fund

• Various Scholarships $46,700

• Loyola Catholic School Computers $1,200

• Regional Science and Engineering Fairs $6,000

• Undergraduate National Scientific Conference Fees $2,000

 

2005 Community Fund Grants

• Betsy-Tacy Society $3,400

• Citizen’s Voices Mankato $500

• Envision 20/20 $3,000

• Good Thunder Reading Series $2,500

• Greater Mankato United Way (Youth Activities Guide) $2,500

• Habitat for Humanity (ReStore) $1,000

• Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Board $1,000

• Musicorum  $2,500

• O.W. and J.M. Confer Scholarship - $1,360

• River Bend Bells $800

• Skate Park Advocates $600

• KMSU/KMSK Radio $2,500

• YWCA of Mankato (girls program) - $2,000

 

2005 Donor Advised Fund Grants

Thin Film Technology Fund

• Scholarships $7,000

 

2004 Community Fund Grants

• Central High School/District 77 $4,441

• Junior Achievement $2,500

• Mankato Area Diversity Council $3,000

• Mankato Ballet Company $2,000

• Minnesota State University, Mankato Performance Series $4,110

• Rapidan Dam Park $3,000

• River Valley Reads $2,500

• O.W. and J.M. Confer Scholarship - $1,500

• Salvation Army $2000

• Southern Sudanese Communtiy $750

 

2004 Donor Advised Fund Grants

Thin Film Technology Fund

• Individual Scholarships $15,000

• Minnesota State University, Mankato Regional Science Fairs $7,000

• Minnesota State University, Mankato Scholarships

• PCs for People $1,000

• SCTC LEGO Mindstorm $1,300

 

2003 Community Fund Grants

• Council for Health Action Promotion $5,000

• Harry Meyering Center $5,000

• Junior Achievement $5,000

• Mankato Area Arts Council $2,000

• Mankato Children¹s Chorus $4,500

• Mankato Symphony Orchestra $5,000

• Minnesota Shakespeare Project $1,250

• Minnesota Valley Chorale $500

• Minnesota State University, Mankato Urban & Regional Studies Institute $2,000

• River Bend Bells $250

• O.W. and J.M. Confer Scholarship $1,800

• Youth in Government $400

 

2003 Donor Advised Fund Grants

Thin Film Technology Fund

• Individual Scholarships $10,000

• Mankato East Planetarium $1,500

• Mankato West Physics - $500

• Minnesota State University, Mankato American Vacuum $3,000

• Minnesota State University, Mankato SCET Scholarships $6,000

• Minnesota State University, Mankato Solar Car & Science Fair $10,000

• Central Technical College Foundation Scholarships $5,000

 

2002 Community Fund Grants

• Family Resource Center $5,685

• Jane Rush Gathering Place $5,000

• Lancers $1,000

• Mankato Ballet Nutcracker Performances $5,000

• Martin Luther King Event $2,000

• Minnesota Valley Valley Chorale $500

• Musicorum $2,000

• O.W. and J.M. Confer Scholarship - $1,995

• Rockin¹ in the Quarry $1,000

• YMCA Youth In Government $370

 

2002 Donor Advised Fund Grants

Thin Film Technology Fund

• Minnesota State University, Mankato Foundation $6,000

• Scholarships $5,000

• South Central Technical College Foundation $5,000

• Teamharm $500

 

2001 Community Fund Grants

• Early Childhood and Family Education $2,000

• Junior Achievement $3,000

• Mankato Area Arts Council $2,000

• Mankato Sesquicentennial $5,000

• Mankato State University, Mankato Foundation $5,000

• Mankato Suzuki School of Music $2,500

• Mankato Symphony $4,000

• Martin Luther King. Jr. Event $1,000

• Musicorum $3,000

• O.W. and J.M. Confer Scholarship - $2,800

• Support of the Arts - Gutherie in Mankato Theatre Project $5,000

• Volunteer Center $1,000

• YMCA Youth in Government $355

 

2000 Community Fund Grants

• Junior Achievement $1,900

• House of Hope $3,000

• Lancers $1,000

• Mankato Symphony $5,572

• Minnesota Valley Action Council GED Video $3,000

• Minnesota Valley Chorale $1,000

• O.W. and J.M. Confer Scholarship - $2,400

• Project G.E.M. $1,000

• YMCA $5,000

• Youth in Government $350

 
 

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