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COVID-19 Relief Fund Articles

Winona Community Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund To address a growing need for emergency funds and assistance, the Winona Community Foundation Board of Directors has established a COVID-19 Relief Fund. Click on any article below to learn more about this fund and its good work! COVID-19 Relief [...]

Introducing the Donna Helble Literacy Fund

Connecting Passions to Projects Introducing the Donna Helble Literacy Fund A monetary gift left by a passionate educator and child literacy advocate will impact thousands of Winona County’s youngest residents. Donna Helble was known for her full and benevolent life. Although Donna is no longer with us, she created [...]

Growing Community Grants

Competitive community grants are a common element of community Foundations. The funds to support these grants come from annual donations, gifts made through a wills and estates, investment returns, and administrative fees. Prior to 2012, community grants were limited to no more than $2,500 per request with an annual [...]