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

Brown County Historical Society

4,500

Interpretive panels at the Kiesling House

Downtown Action Team

15,000

Community Collage project

Ivy House

1,000

Music therapy program

Lind House Association

9,995

Architectural drawings for roof replacement

New Ulm Film Society

1,800

Film screenings

New Ulm High School Fine Arts Boosters

4,600

Electronic pianos

New Ulm Public Schools

10,000

Career Technical Education (CTE) equipment

NUACS

5,000

Portable sound system

NUMAS Haus

20,000

Renovation of their new building

Pro Kinship

1,000

Leadership skills training and summer programming

State Street Theater Co.

3,000

Three stage productions/events

The Grand Center for Arts & Culture

5,000

Matting and framing studio

United Way of Brown County

2,000

Youth Activities Scholarships