If you're already registered for the 2018 Grow Our Own Summit on Nov. 8, we're looking forward to sharing this inspiring day with you! We have a
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is honoring Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) with the “2018 SBA Minnesota Rural Lender, Community
2018 Grow Our Own Summit Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 Too many southwest Minnesota kids aren’t getting the best start to life. We’re working to change
Members of our Emerging Leaders Cabinet directed $26,000 in grants from Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) to communities across southwest
Mini Biff is a small business with an important job behind the scenes of summer — keeping things running smoothly at weddings, concerts, county fairs
Tim Connell is retiring from the Southwest Initiative Foundation Board of Directors after six-and-a-half years of service. Tim’s leadership has guided
Jan Lundebrek of Benson has a long history of being a champion for Southwest Initiative Foundation and has brought her pride, passion and excitement
Last year marked the 45th anniversary of a child care center in Slayton opened by the community, for the community. Wonder World Preschool Inc.
Nearly 400 child care providers celebrated Child Care Provider Appreciation Day on May 11 with Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF). As part of the
Since she joined the child care profession in 1980, Tammy Wachter has cared for more than 500 children, ages 6 weeks to 10 years, in four states.