Eide Bailly Fund

The mission of the Eide Bailly Fund is to be connected to the communities we serve and strengthen those communities with impactful giving in support of youth financial literacy; food insecurity; diversity, equity and inclusion; and community initiatives.

The Mankato Area Foundation is pleased to manage the Eide Bailly Fund of the Mankato Area Foundation. For more information regarding this year’s granting, please see the information below.


Eide Bailly focuses on four funding areas. 

  • Community Initiative
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Food Insecurity
  • Youth Financial Literacy

About Us

The Eide Bailly Fund was formed in 2022 to provide financial support to organizations and programs making a difference in south-central Minnesota. Supported by the employees of Eide Bailly, this fund is an extension of Eide Bailly’s commitment to growing people and strengthening our communities.

Grants will be awarded to organizations within or benefitting Blue Earth or Nicollet counties.

  • Organizations without a 501(c)(3) IRS exempt status, except for some government organizations, such as schools.
  • Organizations that practice discrimination by race, color, creed, gender, sexual preference or national origin.
  • Individuals.
  • Political activities or organizations.
  • Religious organizations for sectarian purposes.
  • Fraternal, veteran or labor groups when serving only their membership.
  • Special occasion or goodwill advertising.
  • Loans or loan guarantees.
  • Cause related marketing.
Grant Cycle:
The Fund's grant cycle runs from July 15 through September 15. Grants are designated on an annual basis.
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Sarah Beiswanger
Projects or organizations receiving funding will be required to submit the EB Final Report Form.

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