About Us

History: The Elizabeth Callender King Foundation was established in 1991. It is a Minnesota nonprofit corporation, and it is classified as a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) and as a private foundation under section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Foundation was endowed by gifts from Elizabeth S. King, who served as its first president until her death in 1992. Mrs. King was a volunteer and philanthropist who contributed generously to many Winona charities.

Mission and Focus: The mission of the Elizabeth Callender King Foundation is to support charitable organizations and activities, principally but not exclusively in Winona, Minnesota. The Foundation supports organizations and activities that improve the health, education, culture and well-being of the community and its people.