Lake Benton Area Foundation Endowment Fund
Project for Southwest Initiative Foundation

An affiliate of the Southwest Initiative Foundation, the Lake Benton Area Foundation benefits the Lake Benton area in Minnesota.

Mission Statement
To enrich the quality of life for our present and future residents. By providing the opportunity and inspiration to give back to the Lake Benton area, we will utilize the resources we are privileged to have through leadership and stewardship.

Grant total since inception (including grants made for operating expenses): $40,545

Fiscal Year 2017 Grantmaking   
Awarded grants totaling
$3,500, including:

City of Lake Benton for weed control in the city cemetery

Henry Sollie Post #10 American Legion to send seven 6th grade students to Legionville Camp for school patrol training

ISD #404 - Lake Benton to the Lake Benton Volunteers for Education to upgrade basketball court equipment at the Lake Benton School playground

Lake Benton Public Library to provide free, public reading programs for children and adults

Lincoln Co. Housing & Redevelopment Authority to install a new dishwasher and kitchen items at the Benton Valley Manor 

Local Contact Information  
Lake Benton Area Foundation
PO Box 145
Lake Benton, MN 56149
Telephone: (507) 368-4486
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Board Members   

  • Margo Sik, Chair
  • Vince Robinson, Vice-Chair
  • Mary Caraway, Secretary
  • Pamela Veire, Treasurer
  • Teresa Bunkers
  • Mary Carmody
  • Kara Christensen
  • Bev Krog
  • Janet Kuhn
  • Michelle Weber
  • Nikki Prosch

Family of Funds  
•Lake Benton Lake Association Fund
•Lake Benton Public Library Foundation Fund

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