New Ulm Area Foundation, Inc.

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and community foundation
supporting the quality of life within the geographic reach of ISD 88

Grants

List of Grants We’ve Awarded

New Ulm Area Foundation grants are awarded twice each year in the spring and the fall. Click on the year below to view previous grant recipients.

Some of our significant major grants include:

  • $50,000 to State Street Theater Co. to upgrade the theater environment and experience for patrons, with support from Mickelson Media Foundation. (2023)
  • $20,000 for ISD 88’s CTE (Career Technical Education) Center capital campaign. (2021)
  • $25,000 for the German Park Amphitheater. This helped bring the seating area into ADA-compliance so more members of the community can attend and enjoy events. (2019)
  • $25,000 for the State Street Theater’s capital campaign. (2017-2019)
  • $35,000 to support the establishment of the 4 Pillars Gallery at The Grand Center for Arts & Culture. (2012-2014)
  • $50,000 for the establishment of soccer fields. This extraordinary grant was made in support of exponential growth in youth participation and the economic impact it was having via tournaments, etc. (2008-2009)

RECIPIENT

AMOUNT

PURPOSE

American Legion Post 132

700

Salute to Veterans concert

The Grand Center for Arts & Culture 

7,000

Summer creativity and multi-cultural camps

Jr. Achievement

2,500

Work and Career Pathway Readiness Programming

Lind House Association

1000

Support preservation of artifacts

Project Spark 

2,000

Feasibility study for a regional labor trasportation system

ProKinship for Kids 

3,500

Summer educational field trips for at-risk youth

St. Anthony Elementary School

1,200

Preschool program expansion

Grand Center for Arts & Culture

10,000

Heart Therapy and Outreach

Junior Achievement 

5,000

Programming and BizTown

Lind House

1,500

Flag pole, flag, lighting and installation

 Network New Ulm Youth Leadership 

3,964

Programming for 2023-24

NU-EDA

2,200

Westridge Place tenant support equipment

ProMusica

3,000

2023-24 Chamber Music Concert Series