Mankato Free Press (May 1, 2023) — An anonymous donor has given $50,000 to the Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center. The donation came by way of the Mankato Area Foundation and was given to support the recreation center’s indoor playground expansion project.
Star Tribune (April 29, 2023) — While some companies are downsizing office space to adjust for more remote-working employees, Dean Orton's St. Paul nonprofit added office space and still managed to cut costs — thanks to a unique collaboration.
Mankato, MN (March 28, 2023) — The Mankato Area Foundation (MAF) announces a grant of $35,000 to the Mankato East High School Planetarium to support major technology upgrades. For almost 50 years, Mankato East High School had the honor of providing a unique learning environment for students and community members
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