MANKATO — Four local organizations received grant funding in Mankato Area Foundation’s latest round of donations.
The grants total $31,900, ranging from $15,000 to $900. Recipients, amounts and usage are as follows:
- Mahkato Mdewakanton Association: $15,000 to build a steel canopy arbor plus seating at Land of Memories Park’s powwow grounds.
- City Center Partnership: $10,000 for Greater Mankato Diversity Council and YWCA Mankato to conduct a course on race and its local implications for Greater Mankato Growth, Visit Mankato, City Center Partnership and GreenSeam boards.
- Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota: $6,000 for prairie garden enhancements outside museum.
- Mankato Area Community Band: $900 for a Spanish concert music special program.