May 23, 2017
Paynesville, Minn. – The Paynesville Area Community Foundation (PACF) announced today the recipients of $20,000 in grants to support three organizations who serve the Paynesville area. The PACF grant round funding priorities focused on projects that will help bring about lasting and positive change to the community in the areas of education, social services, arts and culture, civic, recreational and health.
April 28, 2017
April 25, 2017
St. Cloud, Minn. – The Bernick Family Foundation announced today that it awarded $150,000 in grants focused on enriching the lives of youth and improving health through its fund at the Central Minnesota Community Foundation.
March 27, 2017
January 18, 2017
St. Cloud, Minn. - The Women’s Fund and Julianne Williams Fund of Central Minnesota Community Foundation announced today the recipients of their annual grants, totaling $57,000. The grants were awarded to twelve area organizations focusing on improving the lives of women and girls in central Minnesota.
January 12, 2017
St. Cloud, Minn. – The Norman C. Skalicky Foundation and the Central Minnesota Community Foundation announced today that the Charity Challenge raised a record $442,679 to provide much needed support for area food shelves. The Charity Challenge also passed a major milestone this year by cumulatively having raised over $2.2 million for local food shelves since it began in 2001.
November 21, 2016
The Skalicky Foundation and the Central Minnesota Community Foundation announced today that the Charity Challenge match for local food shelves will take place again this year – matching every dollar donated to three area food shelves (up to $100,000) this holiday season. Donations for the Charity Challenge need to be received by December 31.
August 04, 2016
St. Cloud, Minn. – The first grant opportunity is from the Women’s Fund of Central Minnesota Community Foundation. The Women's Fund is now accepting applications for their annual grant round. Online applications must be completed by midnight on September 30th 2016 and can be found at www.communitygiving.org/grants.
August 10, 2016
St. Cloud, Minn.— The Central Minnesota Community Foundation (CMCF) announced today approval of the election of John Herges, Tohow Siyad and Steve Windfeldt to a second term of three years and Brad Wheelock to a third term of three years to the Central Minnesota Community Foundation Board of Directors.
June 24, 2016
St. Cloud, Minn. –The Women’s Fund of the Central Minnesota Community Foundation has named Lynn Grewing the 2016 ATHENA Award recipient. Lynn was chosen for the award because of her dedication and passion as an educator to positively influence the lives of her students and others in the community. The award presentation will happen at the Central Minnesota Community Foundation Annual Dinner on September 13th, 2016.