To support organizations that share its mission, the Mankato Clinic Foundation has approved $25,700 in grants to deserving organizations during quarter three.


Receiving grants for quarter three are:

  • Nicollet Alliance for Prevention Against Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs ($500)
  • Connecting Kids – Youth sports and arts scholarships ($4,000)
  • Southern MN Independent Living Enterprises – SMILES Pedestrian Safety Chalkfest ($2,000)
  • One Bright Star – Children’s Memorial Service ($2,500)
  • South Central Minnesota Pride Youth Division ($1,000)
  • Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial Schools – Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports ($1,500)
  • Feeding Our Communities Partners ($2,500)
  • Options for Women Mankato – Foundations of Fatherhood ($1,700)
  • Blue Earth County Human Services – RealCare Baby Curriculum ($1,000)
  • House of Hope – Shared Solution Addiction Summit ($1,000)
  • Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota – Foster Care Mentorship ($2,500)
  • Deva Nation – NicBluCares, online database of community resources ($5,000)
  • St. Peter Area Food Shelf – Fresh Produce Distribution ($500)


Mankato Clinic physicians provide the majority of the foundation funding as a way to give back to the community and support organizations which strive to improve health and wellness in the communities they serve. In the last 10 years, the Mankato Clinic Foundation has provided more than $1.8 million in scholarships and grants to worthwhile organizations, programs and projects.


Grants are awarded on a quarterly basis and are considered through an application process. More information and applications can be found at The next grant application deadline is September 1 and December 1, 2019.