Breaking new ground with investments in
Early Childhood & Entrepreneurs
Since 1986, Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation has been a catalyst for economic growth in 20 Minnesota counties. Over the past 27 years, SMIF has worked to leverage assets, foster collaboration, increase funding, and enhance knowledge.
2013 Annual Report
SMIF's 2013 Annual Report is now available! It includes several stories of our work over the past year, with our specific focus on "Investing In Entrepreneurs." <<More>>
Home Visiting Grants
We recently awarded six programs in the 20-county region with Home Visiting Grants. A total of $51,543 was awarded to enhance or expand existing Home Visitation Programs. SMIF's Home Visiting Grant Program is designed to support children's social-emotional readiness. <<More>>