SMIF recently approved seven grants totaling $101,740 to support organizations, units of government and public institutions in SMIF’s 20-county region.
SMIF in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development is currently accepting applications to support child care start-up and expansion projects.
This season of giving and gratitude continues to inspire me. I am always overwhelmed by the generous contributions from donors to SMIF and our 30 community foundations as well as to other local nonprofits.
SMIF, in partnership with the Huisman Family Donor Advised Fund, recently approved funding from its Small Enterprise Loan Fund to Heartland Retreat & Rental Hall in Elmore for working capital.
After suffering from PTSD for years, Efraim Cadriel found hope through growing mushrooms.
Southern Minnesota is rich in organizations that provide support for entrepreneurs, often in the form of coworking spaces, incubators or accelerators.