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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Benefit the Local Community

Austin Legacy Endowment Fund Grant


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Geographic Focus
USA: Minnesota: Austin Area

Important Dates
Deadline: 09/01/23 Save

Grant Description
Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for programs that benefit the local community. Funding is intended to enhance the quality of life for area residents. Past recipients of this grant include a local arts organization, a symphony orchestra, theater groups, special needs programs, and a nature center. Applicants must serve the Austin area.

The Austin Area Foundation seeks to: 

  • Nurture community development
  • Support non-profit organizations
  • Encourage the arts
  • Beautify the community
  • Improve education
  • Support youth and family initiatives
  • Respond to changing area needs


  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria
The Austin Area Foundation partners with local nonprofit organizations to support and enhance critical area needs and opportunities.

The organization applying must be operated for charitable, educational or scientific purposes with no part of their funds benefiting any private shareholder or individual.

Pre-Application Information
Application Deadline: September 1

Applicant organizations may either fill out the written application to be submitted by mail, or submit an online application.

About the Foundation:

Grant history:

Estimated Size of Grant
Grants usually range from $500 – $2,000.

Term of Contract
Multi-year projects are not funded.

Contact Information
Apply online:

Or mail applications to:
Austin Area Foundation
P.O. Box 6
Austin, MN 55912

Direct questions to:
Jeff Baldus, Executive Director

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