Shaping Our Community for Good
The Mankato Area Foundation is a trusted resource that connects donors with causes they care about, provides funding to enhance our region, and serves as a collaborative community partner.
We work as a knowledgeable and innovative community foundation that promotes philanthropy and drives transformative action to strengthen our region and improve lives.
MAF in Our Community
Community foundations are a creative and flexible means for community-based philanthropy. Donors who want to give back to “Main Street” have a myriad of options. The role of the Mankato Area Foundation is to assist donors in structuring their gifts so both the donor and the community benefit from their charitable generosity.
What to Give
The Mankato Area Foundation knows the issues facing our community and we’re committed to shaping it for good. As a local partner for over 40 years, we’re here to help you create a giving program that works for you, your assets, your wishes and your goals.
There are many ways to give to the Foundation. You can contribute a variety of assets such as:
- Cash gifts
- Stocks and securities
- Mutual funds
- Life insurance
- Real estate
- Assets of other trusts or of a private foundation