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The Central Minnesota Community Foundation is one of over 600 community foundations that exist in the country today. Established in November 1985, the Community Foundation is a public foundation that attracts and administers charitable funds for the benefit of the residents of central Minnesota. The Foundation hosts two affiliate foundations, one in Brainerd and one in Willmar. Both communities affiliated with CMCF in 1998 in order to begin community foundations in their areas. Each has their own Board of Directors and a representative position on the CMCF Board of Directors.

Recent News from Central Minnesota Community Foundation


A Greater Quality Of Life To The Peacocks Of Munsinger Clemens Gardens
Foundation: Central Minnesota Community Foundation

Minnesota's Munsinger Clemens Gardens is home to dozens of peacocks, and they're in need of some TLC. The St. Cloud Times reports the birds live in an "inadequate" and "depressing" enclosure with...more

Bernick Foundation grants include two area programs - Pine and Lakes Echo Journal
Foundation: Central Minnesota Community Foundation

The Bernick Family Foundation established their first fund with the Central Minnesota Community Foundation in 1989. The Bernick's company and...more

Grants Awarded To WACOSA, ConnectAbility of MN | KNSI
Foundation: Central Minnesota Community Foundation

... people with disabilities have been awarded a grant from the Central Minnesota Community Foundation's Central Minnesota Special Needs...more

Charity Challenge Raises More Than 500K for Food Shelves | KNSI
Foundation: Central Minnesota Community Foundation

The Norman C. Skalicky Foundation, in partnership with the Central Minnesota Community Foundation (CMCF), hosts the...more

Central Minnesota Community Foundation announces philanthropy award winners
Foundation: Central Minnesota Community Foundation

Gau has a passion for supporting her community and philanthropic mission within Central Minnesota. She first started at Quinlivan & Hughes P.A....more

More Than 129K Awarded to St. Cloud Area Nonprofits
Foundation: Central Minnesota Community Foundation

The Central Minnesota Arts, Central Minnesota Difference Maker, and ... The grants support the arts, bringing racial equity to Central Minnesota, and ... Yes Network for their Building Intercultural...more

'Dancing With Our Stars' Competition Rakes in $389K for Area Nonprofits
Foundation: Central Minnesota Community Foundation

(KNSI) – The Women's Fund of the Central Minnesota Community Foundation held its fifth annual Dancing With Our Stars competition...more

Community Foundation Seeking ATHENA Award Nominations
Foundation: Central Minnesota Community Foundation

ST. CLOUD -- The Women's Fund of the Central Minnesota Community Foundation is in search of the next ATHENA Award winner. The annual...more

Local Woman Selected for CMCF Leadership Award
Foundation: Central Minnesota Community Foundation

CLOUD – The Women's Fund of the Central Minnesota Community Foundation has chosen local attorney and community leader Dorraine...more

CMCF Names 2020 ATHENA Award Recipient
Foundation: Central Minnesota Community Foundation

An inspirational community leader from St. Cloud was named Tuesday as the Central Minnesota Community Foundation Women's Fund...more



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