MANKATO (May 6, 2024) — To support health and wellness in our region, the Mankato Clinic Foundation has approved $33,060 in grants to community organizations during quarter two.     

Grants approved in quarter two are:  

  • Greater Mankato Area United Way: Youth Mental Health Navigator – $12,500
  • American Red Cross: Home Fire Campaign – $5,000
  • Life-Work Planning Center: Women in Transition – $5,000
  • Junior Achievement North: BizTown in Greater Mankato Schools – $1,200
  • Lutheran Social Services: Volunteers for Foster Youth – $3,360
  • Connections Ministry: Street Medicine – $5,000
  • Feeding Our Communities Partners: High School Pantry – $1,000

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 $2 million in scholarships and grants to worthwhile organizations and programs.

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.   

About the Mankato Clinic Foundation

A small, dedicated group of physicians founded 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 funding local programs, scholarships and organizations that improve people’s health and wellness. The foundation receives the majority of its funding from Mankato Clinic physicians, along with giving by Mankato Clinic staff and the greater Mankato community.