MANKATO (March 11, 2020) — To support organizations that share its mission, the Mankato Clinic Foundation has approved $71,865 in grants to community organizations during quarter one.  


Receiving grants for quarter one are: 

  • MSU-Camp Maverick reading camp scholarships ($3,500) 
  • Greater Mankato Area United Way Project Community Connect ($1,000) 
  • Greater Mankato Diversity Council Promoting Respect Workshops ($5,000) 
  • MN Brain Injury Force ($2,500) 
  • The Salvation Army Mobile Outreach Meals ($3,000) 
  • MN Valley Action Council-Growing Great Kids ($5,000) 
  • Greater Mankato Area United Way-First Steps/Next Steps ($35,000) 
  • MRCI Adventure Education ($1,800) 
  • HACER – Mental Health First Aid in Latino community ($5,000) 
  • Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center-Fitness program for Wellcome Manor ($2,000) 
  • Mankato West High School Electronic Medical Records ($900) 
  • Life-Work Planning Center Women in Transition program ($5,000) 
  • Good Counsel Learning Center English language instruction ($1,500) 
  • Partners for Affordable Housing ($665)


Mankato Clinic physicians provide the majority of the foundation funding as a way to give back to the community and support organizations that 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 June 1, 2020.