Lake Benton Area Foundation Endowment Fund
Project for Southwest Initiative Foundation

An affiliate of the Southwest Initiative Foundation, the Lake Benton Area Foundation benefits the Lake Benton area in Minnesota.

Mission Statement
To enrich the quality of life for our present and future residents. By providing the opportunity and inspiration to give back to the Lake Benton area, we will utilize the resources we are privileged to have through leadership and stewardship.

Grant total since inception (including grants made for operating expenses): $37,045

Fiscal Year 2016 Grantmaking   
Awarded grants totaling
$5,000, including:

City of Lake Benton for:

  • programs that are of interest to the community
  • weed control at the Lake Benton Memorial Hill Cemetery

ISD #404 - Lake Benton for:

  • a weekly educational summer rec program for Lake Benton area youth
  • new projector screen at the school
  • after school program for families, providing a safe and positive environment for homework, structured play and a craft

Lincoln County Parks Department to repair the historic log cabin at the county park

Local Contact Information  
Lake Benton Area Foundation
PO Box 145
Lake Benton, MN 56149
Telephone: (507) 368-4486
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Board Members   

  • Margo Sik, Chair
  • Vince Robinson, Vice-Chair
  • Mary Caraway, Secretary
  • Pamela Veire, Treasurer
  • Teresa Bunkers
  • Mary Carmody
  • Kara Christensen
  • Bev Krog
  • Janet Kuhn
  • Michelle Weber
  • Nikki Prosch

Family of Funds  
•Lake Benton Lake Association Fund
•Lake Benton Public Library Foundation Fund

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