Clarkfield Area Community Foundation Endowment Fund
Project for Southwest Initiative Foundation

An affiliate of the Southwest Initiative Foundation, the Clarkfield Area Community Foundation benefits the Clarkfield area in Minnesota.

Mission Statement 

To benefit the Clarkfield area through a permanent endowment that enables people to give back and fulfill the dreams for tomorrow.

Grant total since inception (including grants made for operating expenses): $29,835

Fiscal Year 2016 Grantmaking  

Awarded grants totaling $7,301, including:

City of Clarkfield to:

  • add more family events to Cardinal Days
  • kick start Phase 2 of the North Park Renovation Project
  • support the Garden Club as they replace the timber planter at the northeast corner of Crist Park with a wall block planter
  • support the summer recreation program

Clarkfield Care Center towards purchasing a retractable awning for the sensory garden area at the Care Center

Clarkfield Community Library to start a collection of books with CD’s for children 3 to 12 years of age

Clarkfield Fire Relief Association to purchase LED flashlights for all 26 members of the Clarkfield Fire Department

Clarkfield Lions Club for materials needed to convert the old tennis court into a dog park

Clarkfield Lutheran Church to help the Clarkfield Clergy Coop purchase food for the Clarkfield Packpack Program at Clarkfield Area Charter School

ISD #4172 - Clarkfield Area Charter School to:

  • repair or replace existing playground equipment at the Clarkfield Area Charter School support the after school program

Local Contact Information 

Clarkfield Area Community Foundation
PO Box 397
Clarkfield, MN 56223
Telephone: (320) 669-4435

Board Members  

  • Berdette Schoep, Chair
  • Susan Fritz, Secretary
  • Larry Stensrud, Treasurer
  • Barbara Bruflat
  • Bruce W. Christopherson
  • Neil Linscheid
  • Harold Smith
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