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Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF), a donor-supported foundation, invests for economic growth in the 20 counties of south central and southeastern Minnesota. The Foundation has provided more than $111 million in grants, loans and programming within the region during the past 32 years. SMIF’s key interests include early childhood, community and economic development. To learn more about our work and mission, visit

SMIF and Huisman Family Fund provide loan to Heartland Retreat & Rental Hall

By |2019-12-03T16:17:35-06:0029 October 2019|

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.