The Morrison County Area Foundation is a Partner Fund of the Initiative Foundation that serves as a vehicle for gathering and distributing charitable gifts to make a lasting contribution to our community. We are searching for those who share our lifetime passion for the communities of Morrison County, those who share a sense of responsibility and unity, and those who believe that long-term investments are necessary to address unpredictable future challenges and opportunities.


We can achieve a brighter future for our children and grandchildren. There are several ways that you can help! See below for information on how to support Morrison County Area Foundation.

July 24, 2021: Canoe & Kayak Ride Down the Mississippi River!

Bring your own watercraft or rent from Shirley Mae’s Outfitters (320-414-0382). The ticket purchase includes: a t-shirt, meal ticket for the after event, and a chance to win the grand prize – a brand new kayak!

  • After-Party with music and activities
  • Food trucks and beer
  • Open to the general public 11am-3pm

When you give to the Morrison County Area Foundation, your gift establishes an enduring legacy that will benefit the residents of Morrison County for years to come. We accept credit card donations through our online portal. Gifts of all sizes are appreciated!

Prefer to mail a check?

To make donations and payments more secure and to streamline processes, the Initiative Foundation partners with Bremer Bank. Please write the check to Initiative Foundation-MCAF, note the purpose of your contribution on the memo line, and mail to this address:

Initiative Foundation – 446122
Attn: MCAF
P.O. Box 64182
St. Paul, MN 55164-0182

While the mailing address may be in St. Paul, the Initiative Foundation continues to maintain its headquarters in the heart of Central Minnesota at 405 First St. SE, Little Falls, MN 56345.

If you would like to contribute another type of gift, please call the Initiative Foundation at (320) 632-9255. A staff member will be happy to answer your questions and guide you through the process.

Just as important as financial contributions are supporters that will share the mission, vision and funding priorities of Morrison County Area Foundation. You can help by spreading the word about grant opportunities, events and the ability for donors to leave a lasting contribution.

Become an ambassador by liking us on Facebook and sharing our message!

Making a charitable bequest in your will is often the easiest way to make a significant gift. You can continue to help make an important difference in Morrison County. Gifts large and small are important. Creating a lasting legacy is easier than you might think!

If you would like to leave Morrison County Area Foundation in your will, make another type of planned gift or contribute an appreciated asset, please visit the Initiative Foundation website for more information.

  • Impact your community and leave a legacy
  • Achieve your long-term goals through a variety of gift options and tax benefits
  • Ensure the economic prosperity of Central MN both now and into the future

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. In partnership with the Morrison County Area Foundation, the Initiative Foundation owns and manages financial contributions for the Morrison County Area Foundation. No goods or services will be exchanged for your gift.