Austin Area Foundation announces this year’s recipients of grants from their Legacy Endowment Fund

The Austin Area Foundation has announced this year’s recipients of grants given thanks to community donors giving to Austin Area Foundation’s Legacy Endowment Fund.  The Austin Legacy Endowment Fund was established to support nonprofit organizations whose programs support the mission of AAF to enhance the community through charitable giving.

This year’s recipients include Austin Area Arts, the Austin Area Chamber of Commerce, the Austin Culture and Arts Commission, the Austin Enhancement Group, Austin Hot Meals on Wheels, the Austin Symphony Orchestra, the Cedar River Watershed District, Second Edition, the Friends of the J.C. Hormel Nature Center and Immgrant Law Center of MN; Life Mower County.

Additional recipients include the Mower County 4-H Program, the Mower County Historical Society, Mower County Seniors, Neveln Elementary School, Pacelli Catholic Schools, the Parenting Resource Center, The Welcome Center, Rachel’s Hope, the Salvation Army’s “Feed a Family” program, Sons of Norway Austin, the St. Olaf’s Backpack Program, Summerset Theatre and the Zonta Club of Austin.

The Austin Legacy Endowment Fund distributes key financial assistance to educational, cultural,
and environmental programs, as well as programs which are directed to meeting the basic
needs of program constituents. Since its inception, the Austin Legacy Endowment Fund has
distributed nearly $270,000 to Austin-based organizations.