“What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” – Pericles

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The Austin Area Foundation seeks to enhance
the community through charitable giving.

The Austin Area Foundation is a community
foundation governed by a volunteer Board of
Directors whose members live in Austin and
greater Mower County. The board is committed to
ensuring that the spirit and intent of each gift
is honored.



  • Builds endowment funds
  • Helps donors establish a legacy
  • Meets a wide range of needs
  • Fulfills multiple charitable needs
  • Provides personalized service
  • Offers maximum tax advantage
  • Preserves donor intent
  • Manages funds


The Austin Area Foundation annually awards
grants to local non-profit organizations. A list of
grant recipients can be found at the Austin Area
Foundation’s site, www.austinareafoundation.org.

The annual grant application deadline is
September 1st. Find your grant application at:

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Austin Area Foundation P.O. Box 6 Austin, MN 55912 507.434.7494 info@austinareafoundation.org www.austinareafoundation.org