Board of Directors
Amy Schneider (Chair)
Adam Bast (Vice Pres.)
Ethan Anderson (Treas.)
Mary Claire Potter
Advancing the quality of life in the Hudson area.
Building a community of donors who invest in the community by contributing towards and establishing endowment funds
Offering simplicity and flexibility in charitable giving, maximum tax advantages and the knowledge that gifts will benefit the community in perpetuity
Managing and growing endowed funds wisely
Initiating and supporting programs that stimulate further development of the community’s livability
Directing endowment income to fund effective programs which maintain and enhance the community’s quality of life.
In 1999 the Hudson Community Foundation was founded (initially as the Hudson Community Fund) via community leader support and a matching grant from the Bremer Foundation. Since 1999, Hudson Community Foundation has provided funds and support for numerous organizations and projects which advance the quality of life in the Hudson area.
Some of the Organizations and Programs Funded:
Hudson Medical Center, O’Connell Scholarship Fund,
Hudson High School Scholarships, Winona State Univ. Scholarship,
University of Wisconsin – Madison Scholarship,
Hudson High School Seniors, St. Croix Valley YMCA – Y Partners,
Operation Help, Hudson Community Action,
EP Rock Elementary School – Stand By Me Program,
Minnesota Orchestral Association, Bridge for Hudson Youth,
St. Croix Family Resource Center, Hudson Education Literacy Project,
Hudson High School Soccer Stadium
Hudson Community Foundation provide funding for education, human services, civic projects, youth and the environment.
Qualified grantee projects will benefit the Hudson community and will provide a clearly defined need, audience, cost and plan for implementation.