A fund partner of the Southwest Initiative Foundation, the Madison Community Foundation benefits Madison, Minnesota.

Mission Statement

To promote and facilitate charitable giving as a way of investing in Madison to assure our present quality of life and our future as a thriving community.

Grant total since inception (including grants made for operating expenses): $160,595

Fiscal Year 2013 Grantmaking

Awarded grants totaling $60,967, including:

  • City of Madison for the Computer Commuter
  • City of Madison for the Grand Theatre digital conversion
  • ISD #2853 - Lac qui Parle Valley for an Artist in Residence week
  • ISD #2853 - Lac qui Parle Valley for library and classroom books
  • ISD #2853 - Lac qui Parle Valley for the Spring Formal
  • Junior Achievement of The Upper Midwest for middle school curriculum
  • Lac qui Parle Valley Drama Dept. for the Garry Marshall/Paul Williams musical ‘Happy Days’

Local Contact Information

Madison Community Foundation
PO Box 61
Madison, MN 56256
Telephone: (320) 598-3158

Board Members

  • Rev. Cynthia S. Huse, Chair
  • Sarah Rademacher, Secretary
  • Courtney Ulstad, Treasurer
  • Cindy Bergerson
  • Michael Dahle
  • Mark Gruenes
  • Ron Koester
  • Richard Newman
  • Rob Schwendemann

Family of Funds

  • Bernice Halvorson Scholarship Fund
  • Lac qui Parle Museum Endowment Fund
  • Lac qui Parle Valley Early Childhood Fund
  • Madison Community Baseball Endowment Fund
  • Madison Marietta Nassau Elementary School Fund
  • Madison Public Library Foundation Fund

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