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, 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.


What's New?

Open Applications

Scholastic Reading Oasis Program: Guidelines | Application
Due February 12, 2016

Incentive Grant Program:
Guidelines | Application | Budget Worksheet | Past Recipients

Due March 21, 2016

AmeriCorps LEAP Initiative Member: Application
FY16-FY17 Term


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