Mankato Free Press (March 13, 2023) — The concept of “corporate culture” has grown in importance as companies face challenges attracting new employees. Increasingly, how businesses support nonprofits in their community is high on the list of questions when potential employees are job hunting.
Mankato Free Press (February 26, 2023) — Jonathan Zierdt was best-known to the Mankato community for helping found and then direct Greater Mankato Growth, an organization that combined the old models of chamber of commerce, industrial development corporation and tourism bureau under one roof. The end of his life at
Mankato, MN (January 18, 2023) — The Mankato Area Foundation (MAF) is pleased to announce the charitable donation of the Emy Frentz Arts Guild building to their organization. The historic location is joining the Shared Spaces family to become an additional nonprofit center. To be named “Shared Spaces at Emy
KEYC (December 14, 2022) — The Mankato Area Foundation says the Help Teachers, Help Students Fund reached its goal of raising over $40,000 to support teachers in the Mankato Area Public School District. The fund will provide a $200 stipend to every elementary school classroom teacher in grades K-5 including
Mankato, MN (December 13, 2022) — The Mankato Area Foundation (MAF) announced that the Help Teachers, Help Children Fund reached its goal of raising over $40,000 to support teachers in the ISD 77 School District. The fund will provide a $200 stipend to every elementary school classroom teacher in grades
Mankato Free Press (December 3, 2022) — The Mankato Area Foundation continues to grow its philanthropic presence, disbursing $2.4 million to local groups this year. “It was an unprecedented, record-breaking year,” said Nancy Zallek, president and CEO. “But it’s not an anomaly. There’s a special sauce in Mankato. The amount
KEYC (November 30, 2022) — Since 2017, the Jonathan Zierdt Cancer Fund has engaged the community in bringing awareness of men’s health, especially cancer prevention and support for patients and their families. “Being able to support individuals who are going through the cancer journey,” wife of Jonathan Zierdt Ginger Zierdt
Mankato Free Press (November 7, 2022) — Anyone who’d like up to $500 to lease a bounce house for the kids to jump around in, or order some tasty catered sandwiches and salads, or rent one of those inflatable outdoor movie screens, the city of Mankato will soon have a