Serving 20 Counties

Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation serves the 20 counties of south central and southeastern Minnesota. SMIF has provided more than $114 million in grants, loans and programming within the region since 1986.

Click on the map below to learn more about our investments in your community and county. Our map features county investment totals from the beginning of time and individual community investments from one year ago.

Minnesota Map

Blue Earth
Brown
Dodge
Faribault

Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston

Le Sueur
Martin
Mower
Nicollet

Olmsted
Rice
Sibley
Steele

Wabasha
Waseca
Watonwan
Winona

SMIF’s Recent Impact

Click on a symbol in the map to view SMIF’s impact! Each symbol represents a grant recipient, loan or equity client, or program participant. You can select which SMIF investments are visible on the map by clicking on the SMIF logo and checking the box for the item you want to see. 

A heart symbol represents community vitality, a burst symbol represents early childhood, a diamond symbol represents economic development