Thursday, September 17, 2020

MANKATO (August 26, 2020) — To support organizations that share its mission, the Mankato Clinic Foundation has approved $24,250 in grants to community organizations during quarter three.  

Receiving grants for quarter three are:

  • City of Saint Peter Recreation and Leisure Services – Exploration Recreation for Youth and Senior Isolation Kits ($2,500)
  • Kiwanis Camp Patterson – AED Defibrillator ($1,500)
  • Saint Peter Community Childcare Center – Children’s Wellness Initiative ($2,000)
  • Friends of Learning Back to School Project ($1,500)
  • Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial Elementary-Positive Behavior Interventions and Support ($1,000)
  • Boy Scouts of America Troops 8 and 76 – AED Defibrillator ($1,500)
  • Camp Sweet Life Adventures – Virtual Camp Experience ($2,500)
  • House of Hope – COVID-19 Restart Program ($2,500)
  • City of Saint Peter Recreation and Leisure Services – Active Aging Week Activities ($750)
  • North Elementary School, St. Peter Schools – Fourth Grade Kindness Retreat ($3,500)
  • South Sudanese Community of Minnesota ($2,500)
  • City of North Mankato-Spring Lake Park Swim Facility-Swimming Lesson Scholarships ($2.500)

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, 2020.


About the Mankato Clinic Foundation

A small, dedicated group of physicians started the Mankato Clinic Foundation in 1965, making it one of the oldest foundations in Minnesota. Since that time, the foundation has expanded its reach by supporting community health events and offering educational health-related programs to the community. The foundation receives the majority of its funding from Mankato Clinic physicians, along with giving by Mankato Clinic staff and the greater Mankato community.