The Central Minnesota Community Foundation has received it's largest donation in it's history. Alice Cox, who died in December, has given the Community Foundation's affiliate -- the Willmar Area Community Foundation -- her entire estate of over $6 million.
Charitable donations to The Central Minnesota Community Foundation jumped 76% last year. In a report released today (Monday), they say they received $8.8 million in donations in the fiscal year that ended on June 30th.
Minnesota is natioanlly known for being a charitable state, but tough economic times have limited how much people can give to non profits. A new report released last week by the Minnesota Council on Foundations says individual, foundation and corporate donations to non profits dropped by nearly ten …
The Central Minnesota Community Foundation of St. Cloud reports that donation totals are beginning to approach pre-recession levels. The foundation received $6.7 million in gifts from July 1st through December 31, 2010. That's more than double the total during that same period in 2009.