What We Do

Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation is a regional development and philanthropic organization that fosters economic and community vitality in 20 counties of southern Minnesota through a culture of collaboration and partnership. We envision a prosperous and growing region with vibrant communities, innovative and successful economies, and engaged and valued citizens. See our work in action.

Quality Child Care Program FREE Trainings

Lake Crystal, Sept. 12  l  Rochester, Sept. 25  l  Gaylord, Oct. 5

Small Town Grants

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AmeriCorps LEAP Member Applications

Member Application | Position Description

Community Collaboration Grant Recipients

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