The Southwest Initiative Foundation is a single connection offering unlimited possibilities to grow and promote people, businesses, entrepreneurs and communities in rural southwest Minnesota. To learn more regarding the Foundation and its partnership with YES! please visit www.swifoundation.org.
Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center is an educational organization located outside of Spicer, MN that seeks to help our community learn to live well with self, others, and the environment. To learn more about PWELC and its partnership with YES!, please visit www.prairiewoodselc.org.
Additional Program Funders
Funding for this project was provided by the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (ENRTF) as recommended by the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota resources (LCCMR). The Trust Fund is a permanent fund constitutionally established by the citizens of Minnesota to assist in the protection, conservation, preservation, and enhancement of the state’s air, water, land, fish, wildlife, and other natural resources. Currently 40% of net Minnesota State Lottery proceeds are dedicated to building the Trust Fund and ensuring future benefits for Minnesota’s environment and natural resources.