SWIF staff and other guests hosted “virtual office hours” to share their expertise with our community foundation partners and answer questions. The
This page highlights technical resources for Southwest Initiative Foundation’s fund partners, including community foundations and designated funds.
The past year has been busy in the community foundation world. We had two new community foundations join our ranks with Glencoe Area Community
Lake Benton Area Foundation was founded in September 2006 after community philanthropists Lloyd and the late Barbara Amundson challenged each
Our fiscal year ended June 30, and spendable letters have been posted to the Community Foundation Portal. These letters show the amount available for
Happy Anniversary! In 1999 the Southwest Initiative Foundation board of directors approved the development of a local community foundation program. At
It’s time again for us to come together again to learn and share with each other! SWIF will be hosting a training for fund partners on Tuesday, Oct.
In 2011, SWIF helped fund the Minnesota Generational Transfer of Wealth Study. At the time it was estimated that between 2011 and 2030, $3.8 billion
With the new portal up and running, it's critical to have an up-to-date board roster. The technology is less forgiving than our human staff and will
Does it ever seem things are always changing? Just when you think you have one thing figured out, something else comes along, and you have to learn it
What would make your community a better place? Frequently, community foundations are approached by a group of community members with an idea for a