Marshall Community Foundation Endowment Fund
Project for Southwest Initiative Foundation

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

Mission Statement
To enrich our quality of life by connecting the resources of today with the dreams for tomorrow.

Grant total since inception (including grants made for operating expenses): $102,891

Fiscal Year 2016 Grantmaking 
Awarded grants totaling $
22,102, including:

Buffalo Ridge Gobblers to purchase an inflatable bb gun range that can be used at youth events to teach kids about the wild turkey, their environment, along with the introduction to BB guns, proper handling of firearms

City of Marshall to support the purchase of ice skates to serve as rental skates at the Red Baron Arena

ISD #413 - Marshall to purchase flexible learning tables and chairs for the classrooms

Karen Organization of Minnesota to build Karen self-sufficiency in Marshall by inviting the Karen to regularly scheduled gatherings with a specific presenter that will talk to the assembly about a topic of interest

Marshall Area Technical and Educational Center for Textile Arts, which is a new class to teach students life skills involving sewing and crocheting

Loaves and Fishes to sustain the Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Initiative at the Marshall dining site and the Marshall YMCA, where healthy meals and snacks are provided for children during the summer months

Project Turnabout Addiction Recovery Center to purchase outdoor furniture for the residents’ shared patio area at the house in Marshall

Southwest Minnesota State University to support students as they paint a house suggested by Western Community Action to support a family in need

Southwest MN Cycling Club to support the maintenance of bike and ski trails at Wayside Park

Southwest Minnesota State University to support the purchase of a peace pole and tree markers for the city of Marshall

Southwest Minnesota State University Foundation to support the partnership of Southwest Minnesota State University and the YMCA to supervise, train and help the VISTA volunteer with health initiatives in the region

Local Contact Information
Marshall Community Foundation 
300 South O’Connell Street 
Marshall, MN 56258

Telephone: (507) 537-0591
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Board Members:

Paul Stoneberg, Chair

Leland (Lee) Raske, Secretary

Amy Grant, Treasurer

Sarah Ackerman

Jeff Cordes

Raftyn Rignell

Colette Tubbs

Robert Hennen

Debra Kerkaert

Family of Funds
• D.C. "Pat" McFarland, Jr. Endowment Fund for Friends of the Orchestra, Ltd.
• D.C. "Pat" McFarland, Jr. Endowment Fund for Prairie Home Hospice, Inc.
• D.C. "Pat" McFarland, Jr. Endowment Fund for St. James Church

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