The mission of The New Ulm Area Foundation is to address the needs of the community by growing the Foundation funds and providing financial grants from the earnings of those funds. The NUAF focuses it grant funding in the areasthe arts, historic presentation, education and economic development with in the geographic boundaries of School District #88.
The funds of the New Ulm Area Foundation are invested with the Minnesota Philanthropy Partners (MPP) in a balanced fund. Therefore, we are an affiliate of the Minnesota Philanthropy Partners. The Committee of the MPP that oversees the fund investments is made up of highly respected investment experts. They bring over 50 years of experience in investing endowment funds. Although the funds of the New Ulm Area Foundation are not held locally, they are only granted to eligible organizations within School District #88.