Community. For Good.

At the Mankato Area Foundation, we work as a knowledgeable and innovative resource that promotes philanthropy and drives transformative action to strengthen our region and improve lives.

For our region, we serve as a grantmaker and collaborative partner. As a resource for nonprofit groups within the Greater Mankato region, our Community Impact Grants are designed to be strategic and responsive to the ever-changing needs of our community and surrounding areas.

COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANTS  |  NIEC GRANT PROCESS

On a rolling basis, the Mankato Area Foundation makes grants in response to applications received from non-profit organizations, schools and government agencies. As part of the framework for our granting, Mankato Area Foundation funds projects and programs aimed at strengthening our region, improving lives and fueling growth or change. Learn More

CONSOLIDATED COMMUNICATIONS COMMUNITY FUND

The mission of the Consolidated Communications Community Fund is to support initiatives benefiting people and communities in the company's southern Minnesota service area, with a focus on K-12 education and critical community needs. Learn More

DONOR ADVISED GRANTS

Many of our grants to area nonprofit organizations are made through Donor Advised Funds that are established by individuals, families or organizations who wish to give back to the causes they care about. Though the Foundation may make donors aware of worthy grant opportunities, Donor Advised Funds do not accept applications directly.

OTHER REGIONAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES 

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