MANKATO — A total of $15,000 was awarded to two community organizations during this week’s round of Community Response Fund grants.
• Minnesota Council of Churches, Refugee Services, was awarded $10,000 to fund COVID-19 education and operating support.
• Get Mankato PPE was awarded an additional $5,000 to obtain personal protective equipment.
These grants were awarded in response to the short-term emergency needs of nonprofits throughout our region due to the ongoing pandemic.
With the new grants included, the fund has distributed a total of $155,450 to regional tax-exempt organizations since it launched March 20. View the full list to date at www.MankatoUnitedWay.org/community-response-fund or https://www.mankatoareafoundation.com/programs-and-initiatives/community-response-fund/.
The fund continues to grant funds on a rolling basis to nonprofit organizations.
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