We are happy to provide this listing of local nonprofits with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status according to the IRS of the United States.

If you have updates or changes, please contact Foundation staff at [email protected]

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Advocacy Center of Winona
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The Advocacy Center of Winona empowers victims/survivors of sexual & domestic violence. The ACW provides free and confidential services.
Art of the Rural
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Art of the Rural is a collaborative organization with a mission to advance rural culture and quality of life through relationships that connect communities, cultivate dialogue, and forward rural-urban exchange.

Bluffview Montessori School
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Bluffview Montessori School is a public, tuition-free K-8 charter school that uses the principles of Montessori education to help each child reach their full potential. The school is also home to a tuition-based Montessori preschool program for children 33 months through six years.

Cotter Schools
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Cotter Schools challenges students to achieve their full potential and use their lives in the service of others. Cotter Schools serves students from 16 months through Grade 12 and cherishes experiences of faith and community, excellence in education and attention to each individual student.

Engage Winona
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Engage Winona drives equitable civic action and social change by working to ensure everyone has access, voice and power in community planning, decision-making and change-making.

Family & Children's Center
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Family & Children’s Center is an agency that provides a continuum of services designed to strengthen families and promote individual well-being.

Foundation for Winona Area Public Schools
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The Foundation for Winona Area Public Schools enriches and expands educational opportunities in Winona Area Public Schools by supporting important programs and projects that would otherwise not be available via normal district resources.

Friends of Winona Parks
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The Friends of Winona Parks is a community organization to keep some ash trees alive and reforest the parks of Winona with a devise tree population. Donations are ran through Winona Community Foundation and are tax deductible.

Front Porch Unity
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Front Porch Unity is a organization that provides a mentoring program to children and young adults ages 12-24 that are considered at-risk or transitioning into adulthood with opportunities for sport and professional development.

Frozen River Film Festival
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Frozen River Film Festival enlists the talents of a local visual artist to create the signature image that will be used for poster and program art, as well as inspire much of the design for that year’s festival.

Great River Shakespeare Festival
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The mission of the Great River Shakespeare Festival is to enrich people’s lives by creating dynamic clearly understood productions of Shakespeare and other playwrights who celebrate the spoken word.

Habitat for Humanity Winona-Fillmore Counties
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Habitat for Humanity is a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities, and hope.

Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center
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Hiawatha Valley Mental Health delivers exceptional, responsive and consumer focused behavioral health services.

Home and Community Options, Inc.
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Home & Community Options (HCO) provides quality services that maximize the independence of those they serve, to support individuals as they live happy and productive lives close to family and friends, and promote the inclusion of people with disabilities within the local community.

Hope Harbor
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Hope Harbor transforms lives through a cohesive program including education, biblical counsel, life skills, and spiritual growth all focused on restoration to the family unit.

Let's Erase The Stigma
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Let’s Erase The Stigma is fiscally sponsored by Engage Winona.
Let’s Erase The Stigma is committed to navigating individuals through the shame attached to a stigma such as criminal history, chemical dependency, bad credit, and/or a negative medical diagnosis. This organization provides services tailored to provide resources to educate, empower and encourage personal growth.
Mid West Music Fest
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Mid West Music Fest promotes music and art in the region, creating opportunities for artists, stimulating downtown economic development, and providing diverse educational resources for artists, community members, and children.

Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (Affiliate ...
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The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts exists to provide quality arts education and performance by nurturing and encouraging artistic expression in children and adults. Their service to the community ranges from recreational to pre-professional performing and visual arts curriculum and programming designed to provide physical and aesthetic benefits, heightened self-respect, discipline, and confidence.

Minnesota Marine Art Museum
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The Minnesota Marine Art Museum engages visitors in meaningful visual art experiences through education and exhibitions that explore the ongoing and historic human relationship with water.

Pickwick Fire and Rescue
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Pickwick Fire and Rescue is a non-profit volunteer Fire Department that provides fire and emergency medical services for towns of Richmond and Homer townships in rural Winona County, as well as U.S. Hwy 61 along the Mississippi River.

Planned Humanity
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Planned Humanity is aimed at providing a holistic approach to solving some of our society’s biggest challenges. Planned Humanity seeks to ensure partners are empowered by creating opportunities for individuals and communities.

Project FINE
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Project FINE is an organization that helps newcomers integrate into the community. They provide foreign language interpreters and translators as well as opportunities for education, information, referral, and empowerment for immigrants and refugees. 

River Arts Alliance
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River Arts Alliance supports and celebrates regional arts and culture by organizing educational programs, community events, and public art projects while promoting opportunities for artists and facilitating collaborations between organizations in the Winona region.

Semcac
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Semcac Clinic provides sexual and reproductive health care and information for everyone. Semcac provides education for area schools, community groups and organizations upon request.
Winona County Alliance for Substance Abuse Prev...
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Winona County Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) is a coalition of community members devoted to cultivating a drug-free culture for children and teens in the Winona area. We work within our schools and the wider community to raise awareness and reduce substance abuse through education and programs.

Winona County Historical Society
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The Winona County Historical Society is dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition and interpretation of materials that document the human history of Winona County.

Winona Family YMCA
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The Winona YMCA is an inclusive organization of men, women, and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.

Winona Health Foundation
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Winona Health is a unique, independent, community-owned and community-focused integrated healthcare system designed to care for people through all stages of life.

Winona ORC Industries, Inc.
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Winona ORC provides job opportunities for people with disabilities, helping them realize their potential.  Winona ORC provides job related services to people with barriers to employment in Southeast Minnesota.

Winona Public Library
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The Winona Public Library is the public library serving Winona, Minnesota, United States. It is a member of Southeastern Libraries Cooperating, a Minnesota library region.

Winona Volunteer Services
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Winona Volunteer Services is supported by our local community, Winona County, area Foundations, Hunger Solutions and the Emergency Food & Shelter Program. Their programs include a food shelf, clothing thrift store, home delivered meals, health and nutrition education, information and referrals, and coordinated assistance.