Community Benefit

American Red Cross
American Red Cross
421 E. Hickory St.
Suite 403
Mankato, MN 56001
Contact: Leah Pockrandt

Betsy-Tacy Society
Betsy-Tacy Society
332 Center St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: info@betsy-tacysociety.org
To promote and to preserve Maud Hart Lovelace’s legacy and her work, encourage and support literacy and conserve historic Betsy-Tacy landmarks.

Blue Earth County Historical Society
Blue Earth County Historical Society
424 Warren St.
Mankato, MN 56001
The Blue Earth County Historical Society (BECHS) is committed to providing a modern approach to preserving and sharing history about our county.

Center For Rural Policy Development
Center For Rural Policy Development
PO Box 3185
Mankato, MN 56002-3185
Email: crpd@ruralmn.org
Non partisan non profit focused on policy research, rural advocacy and civic engagment in the Greater Minnesota's development.

CityArt, LLC
CityArt, LLC
% Greater Mankato Growth Inc. Foundation
3 Civic Ctr Plz, Suite 100
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: rrosier@greatermankato.com
Established in 2011, CityArt, LLC works to enhance the quantity, quality, and prominence of public art in the Mankato/North Mankato City Center.

City Center Partnership
Category: Community Benefit
City Center Partnership
3 Civic Center Plaza
Suite 100
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: colson@citycentermankato.com
We provide support for various charitable causes within Mankato, MN in order to contribute to the growth, betterment, and vitality of the community.

Connecting Nicollet County
Category: Community Benefit
Connecting Nicollet County
PO Box 382
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: cncpcoordinator@gmail.com
A leadership program that connects people, creates awareness of resources and builds leadership throughout Nicollet County.

COPAL MN
COPAL MN
3702 E. Lake St.
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Email: lourdesm@copalmn.org
To unite Latinxs in Minnesota in active grassroots communal democracy that builds racial, gender, social and economic justice across community lines.

Food For All and Neighborhood Thrift Store
Food For All and Neighborhood Thrift Store
105 W. Lind St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: nts.mankato@gmail.com
Through PACT (People And Christ Together) Ministries, Inc. the store’s profits buy fresh produce for families at a monthly Food For All distribution.

Friends of the Boy in Blue Civil War Veterans Memorial
Friends of the Boy in Blue Civil War Veterans Memorial
415 Cherry St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Dedicated to honoring and preserving the Blue Earth County Civil War Veterans Memorial in historic Lincoln Park and our Civil War era history.

Friends of the Deep Valley Libraries
Friends of the Deep Valley Libraries
100 E. Main St.
Mankato, MN 56001
The Blue Earth County Library system works to make research and informational accesible to the public at no cost.

Friends of the St Peter Library Inc
Friends of the St Peter Library Inc
601 S. Washington Ave.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: lib@saintpetermn.gov
Our mission is to advocate for the use and growth of library resources while promoting community literacy.

Greater Mankato Area United Way
Greater Mankato Area United Way
127 S. Second St.
#190
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: barbk@mankatounitedway.org
Greater Mankato Area United Way's mission is to unite the community to secure and invest resources to improve people's lives.

Greater Mankato Diversity Council
Greater Mankato Diversity Council
127 S. 2nd Street
Suite 110
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: malsadig@mankatodiversity.org
Our mission is to provide diversity education as a catalyst for social and economic success.

Greater Mankato Growth Inc.
Category: Community Benefit
Greater Mankato Growth Inc.
3 Civic Center Plaza
Suite 100
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: info@greatermankato.com
Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. exists to support and promote the economic growth and vitality of our members and the regional marketplace

Hope Interfaith Center
Category: Community Benefit
Hope Interfaith Center
114 Pohl Rd.
Mankato, MN 56001
We inspire all in Oneness to create a better world by empowering people to recognize and honor the Divine in Self and all.

Jonathan Zierdt Cancer Fund
Jonathan Zierdt Cancer Fund
212 E. Walnut St., Suite 1
Mankato, MN 56001
Contact: Maureen Gustafson
Email: maureen@mankatoareafoundation.com
The JZ Cancer Fund, a donor advised fund of the Mankato Area Foundation, was established in 2017 to build community cancer awareness and support.

Lake Crystal G R A C E
Category: Community Benefit
Lake Crystal G R A C E
101 S Main St #516
Lake Crystal, MN 56055
To provide a community service for recycling material goods of clothing and housewares and make contributions to local charities with net proceeds.

Madison Lake Area Historical Society
Madison Lake Area Historical Society
525 Main St.
Madison Lake, MN 56063
Email: mlfamily@bevcomm.net
A nonprofit focused on expanding its knowledge concerning local history and which supports research through the Blue Earth County Historical Society.

Mahkato Mdewakanton Association
Mahkato Mdewakanton Association
PO Box 45
Mankato, MN 56002-3608
Email: mahkatowacipi@gmail.com
Host of the Mahkato Annual Traditional Wacipi to celebrate and honor our traditions and ancestors; to reconcile and build bridges between all nations.

Mankato Area Foundation
Category: Community Benefit
Mankato Area Foundation
212 E. Walnut St.
Suite 1
Mankato, MN 56001
A trusted resource that connects donors with their causes, provides funding to enhance our region, and serves as a collaborative community partner.

Mankato Area Lifelong Learners
Mankato Area Lifelong Learners
129 Morris Hall
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: lifelonglearners@mnsu.edu
It is the mission of Mankato Area Lifelong Learners to promote vitality in later life.

Mankato Fair Trade
Mankato Fair Trade
2040 Roe Crest Dr.
North Mankato, MN 56003
Contact: Jane Dow
Email: janedow47@gmail.com
Mankato Fair Trade promotes ethical and environmentally sustainable consumer purchasing.

Mankato Kiwanis Club
Mankato Kiwanis Club
P.O. Box 733
Mankato, MN 56002-0733
Since 1921, the Kiwanis Club has served the greater Mankato community supporting the Kiwanis International values of helping kids around the world.

Mankato & North Mankato ACT on Alzheimer's
Category: Community Benefit
Mankato & North Mankato ACT on Alzheimer's
424 North Riverfront Dr., Suite 300P
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: katoactonalz@yahoo.com
Mankato & North Mankato ACT on Alzheimer’s is committed to creating a dementia-friendly community that is engaging, safe, respectful, and informed.

Maple River Heritage, Inc.
Maple River Heritage, Inc.
PO Box 474
Mapleton, MN 56065
We provide a framework for charitable purposes through which local people can participate in planning community and physical city development.

Minnesota Valley Action Council
Minnesota Valley Action Council
706 N. Victory Dr.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: lynn@mnvac.org
Helping those in need secure affordable housing, viable transportation, employment and training, and educational opportunities for children.

MRCI
MRCI
1750 Energy Dr.
Mankato, MN 56001
Contact: Tami Reuter
Email: lcownie@mymrci.org
MRCI focuses on individuals with disabilities and disadvantages by providing a menu of person-centered services for home, work and in the community.

My Happy Haven - Mankato Inc
My Happy Haven - Mankato Inc
720 Lakeview Ave.
North Mankato, MN 56003
Email: mhhmankato@gmail.com
MHH serves the Greater Mankato Area women who are battling cancer with a bedroom makeover.

Nicollet County Historical Society
Nicollet County Historical Society
1851 N. Minnesota Ave.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: info@nchsmn.org
To discover, preserve, and disseminate knowledge about the history of Nicollet County and the State of Minnesota.

Region Nine Area, Inc.
Category: Community Benefit
Region Nine Area, Inc.
3 Civic Center Plaza
Suite 310
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: luann@rndc.org
To increase social and economic opportunities for local community groups, non-profits, and government entities in the nine-county region.

Saint Peter State Hospital Museum
Saint Peter State Hospital Museum
100 Freeman Dr.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: dhs.sp.state.hospitalmuseum@state.mn.us
The museum showcases the history of Minnesota’s first and oldest state hospital, which opened in 1866 to serve the mentally ill and dangerous.

School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province
School Sisters of Notre Dame Central Pacific Province
Contact: Mary Kay Murray
Email: cfeehan@ssndcp.org
The School Sisters of Notre Dame work to transform the world through education in all forms, helping individuals to achieve their full potential.

South Central Minnesota Pride
South Central Minnesota Pride
PO Box 3012
Mankato, MN 56002
Email: festival@scmnpride.org
Our mission is to promote visibility and pride in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied communities of south central Minnesota.

Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership
Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership
140 Homestead Rd.
Mankato, MN 56001
Contact: Chad Adams
The Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership is a non-profit community and affordable housing development corporation serving 30 Minnesota counties.

Synergy & Leadership Exchange Inc
Synergy & Leadership Exchange Inc
2075 Lookout Dr.
North Mankato, MN 56003
Email: synergy@synergyexchange.org
A nonprofit that wishes to advocate for school cultures that value academic achievements alongside the growth of the individual.

The REACH Resource Center
The REACH Resource Center
% Lutheran Social Services
125 E. Liberty St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: mankatoyouth@lssmn.org
The REACH Resource Center is a safe and non-judgmental place for young people to come and receive assistance to get back on their feet.

VINE Faith in Action
VINE Faith in Action
421 E. Hickory St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: vine@vinevolunteers.com
VINE is redefining aging and promoting the wellbeing of aging adults through programming, services, and community engagement.