What We Do

Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation serves 20 counties in southern Minnesota. Through generous donations and collaboration we:

- Provide loans to businesses that create and support jobs.

- Award early childhood 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.


What's New?

Open Applications

Home Visiting Grant Program: Guidelines | Application | Budget Worksheet
Due October 15th, 2015

AmeriCorps LEAP Initiative Member: Application
FY15-FY16 Term


Featured Events :
2015 Annual Luncheon - Collaborating for Regional Growth, October 8th

Early Childhood Care Conference, October 24th