Madison Community Foundation Endowment Fund
Project for Southwest Initiative Foundation

An affiliate of the Southwest Initiative Foundation, the Madison Community Foundation benefits Madison, Minnesota.

Mission Statement
To promote and facilitate charitable giving as a way of investing in Madison to assure our present quality of life and our future as a thriving community.

Grant total since inception (including grants made for operating expenses): $428,317

Fiscal Year 2016 Grantmaking
Awarded grants totaling $26,036, including:

American Lutheran Church Madison Lutheran Home to purchase an AED for Hilltop Residence Inc.

City of Madison to:

  • help with renovations of the Madison swimming pool
  • install new playground equipment at the softball field park in Madison
  • purchase a defibrillator that would be available at the Prairie Five Senior Nutrition meal site

ISD #2853 - Lac qui Parle Valley for the Child Guide program that provides assistance for at-risk youth in the elementary schools in Madison and Appleton and the middle school at Lac qui Parle Valley

Local Contact Information
Madison Community Foundation
PO Box 61
Madison, MN 56256
Telephone: (320) 598-3158
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Board Members

  • Rev. Cynthia S. Huse, Chair
  • Courtney Ulstad, Treasurer
  • Michael Dahle
  • Gary Hauck
  • Richard Newman
  • Rob Schwendemann
  • Brooks Bjerke

Family of Funds

  • Bernice Halvorson Scholarship Fund
  • Lac qui Parle Museum Endowment Fund
  • Lac qui Parle Valley Early Childhood Fund
  • Madison Community Baseball Endowment Fund
  • Madison Public Library Foundation Fund

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