The Mille Lacs Area Community Foundation (MLACF) 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.
The MLACF focuses on projects within the Mille Lacs Lake Watershed area that involve:
Environmental stewardship and community beautification
Protecting and promoting water quality, natural habitats and green spaces.
Conducting outdoor recreational events and opportunities in environmentally conscientious ways.
Sustainable farming and food programs
Bringing thoughtfully raised, nutrient-rich foods to the hungry in our communities.
Bringing natural history to life through art, cultural events and storytelling and recognizing volunteers who drive the vitality of our area.