Little Engine that Could: Holiday Train Overcomes Obstacles to make its Debut at Kiwanis Holiday Lights

Mankato, MN (December 14, 2023) — All aboard! After overcoming red tape, rocky seas, a pandemic, and an engine rebuild, a dazzling holiday train made its debut at the Kiwanis Holiday Lights.

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Mankato Area Foundation Grants Over $3.5 Million in Fiscal Year 2023

Mankato, MN (November 20, 2023) — The Mankato Area Foundation (MAF) released “Philanthropy Review 2023” this week, which reports the Foundation disbursed 577 grants totaling $3,556,153 to nonprofit organizations.

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Former Mailman Pays it Forward

Mankato Free Press (November 17, 2023) — Talk about building a legacy. Harold and Alice Weed of North Mankato commissioned a sculpture called Delivering For You from Bad River Art Studio in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

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Mustache Bash 2023

KTOE (November 13, 2023) — Maureen returns with Bob Beadell to chat about the 2023 Mustache Bash, November 30th!

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Mankato Area Foundation-Maureen and Kate Hanson-One Year Later!

KTOE (October 9, 2023) — About a year ago-Kate Hansen shared her new cancer diagnosis and journey with us on Talk of the Town. She returns with an update and some things that we should consider.

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Feeding Our Communities Partners

KTOE (September 11, 2023) — Maureen from Mankato Area Foundation returns with Sheri from FOCP to give an insight into the organization and talk about a fun event Cirque Du Crave that is coming October 26th.

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Highland Family Farms

KTOE (August 14, 2023) — Talk of the Town with Lisa Kaye visits with Maureen and Highland Family Farms Board Chair, Kristin Duncanson.

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Twilight Garden Club

KTOE (July 10, 2023) — Talk of the Town with Lisa Kaye visits with Maureen and Mary from the Twilight Garden Club.

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The Mankato Area Foundation receives a National Recognition

KEYC (May 9, 2023) — The Mankato Area Foundation receives a National Recognition. The accreditation comes from the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations, the country’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence.

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