2019 granting will begin Jan 1 2019. Your grant request form will be on this page at that time.
Thank you to everyone involved in this process: to all the deserving applicants, to the family who give so generously and to our hard working Winona Foundation Board!
New Web Site
We begin 2019 with a brand new site.
Applications for 2019 Grants begin January 1st, 2019.
In October 2018 Winona Foundations Board Directors visit Winona, MN.
2018 Board Changes
Board Seat Changes for 2018.
“The purpose of the Winona Foundation is to contribute to the cultural, historical and educational heritage of Winona, Minnesota. Foundation funds will be used to conserve or enlarge upon existing organizations and programs to foster innovative projects with this heritage in mind”.
NEW BOARD CHANGES FOR 2018
The Board would like to thank Lissa Edwards, Michael Roth, Myriah Jazsazian, Polly Mickle and Scott Hagg for six years of remarkable service.
We are excited to be adding four new board members this June.
In 1854 William H. Laird and cousins Mathew and James Norton followed earlier family members who had previously moved to Winona, MN. There they established a business together, the Laird Norton Co., that would eventually include lumber milling, manufacture and retail.