A fund partner of the Southwest Initiative Foundation, the Montevideo Area Community Foundation benefits the Montevideo area in Minnesota.

Mission Statement

To inspire generosity and to promote philanthropy that benefits the Montevideo area, now and in the future.

Grant total since inception (including grants made for operating expenses): $57,461

Fiscal Year 2013 Grantmaking

Awarded grants totaling $3,239, including:

  • Chippewa County Circle Sentencing Program for weekly supplies to students in the program and their families
  • Community Animal Resource, Education & Support for senior citizen veterinary voucher program
  • Entrepreneur's Assistance Network for women of all ethnicities to start their own business
  • ISD #129 - Montevideo for scholarships in honor of O.T. and Helen Belsheim and Connie Stennes

Local Contact Information

Montevideo Area Community Foundation
PO Box 261
Montevideo, MN 56265
Telephone: (320) 269-7636
E-mail: montefound@gmail.com
Website: http://www.montevideofoundation.org/index.html
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Board Members

  • June Lynne, Chair
  • Todd Ricke, Vice-Chair
  • Mark Rekow, Treasurer
  • Paul Anderson, Secretary
  • Lois Hein
  • Gaynelle Lee
  • Patrick Moore
  • Brian Reinert
  • Anna Spray
  • Angie Steinbach
  • Kevin TeBeest
  • Jerry Tilden

Family of Funds at SWIF

  • Chippewa County Historical Society Endowment Fund
  • Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital Advised Fund
  • Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital Fund for Physician Recruitment and Retention
  • Montevideo Area Rehabilitation Endowment Fund
  • Norma Stevens Memorial Endowment Fund
  • Oliver and Jean Rekow Family Advised Endowment Fund

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