What We Do

For 30 years, Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation has been making investments in the 20 counties of south central and southeastern Minnesota. Through generous donations and collaboration we:

- Provide loans to businesses that create and support jobs.

- Award early childhood, economic development, and community grants to schools, governments, and nonprofit organizations.

- Build partnerships that lead to collaboration.

- Support and manage local community foundations.

- Help you give back to your community.

- View our 30 Voices for 30 Years to learn more about SMIF's collaborative impact


What's New?

Open Applications

AmeriCorps LEAP Initiative Member: 10 Open Positions
Immediate and on-going application process to fill positions for 2016-17

AmeriCorps VISTA Positions - 1 Open Position
FY16-FY17 Term Deadline: June 10


Featured Events:

Pre-K to Grade 3 Alignment Strategy Sessions, June 29 & 30

Supplier Diversity Summit & Chamber Business Expo, August 3

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