The Detroit Lakes Area Community Foundation is a community foundation serving the Detroit Lakes, Minnesota area with a mission to focus financial support to build our sense of community and strengthen our social fabric. 


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To comply with bank requirements and prevent delays in deposits, all checks must be issued to West Central Initiative, with "Detroit Lakes Area Community Foundation" in your check’s memo field.

Credit card payments will list West Central Initiative as the merchant on your bill but by using this donation page, your donation will be given to the Detroit Lakes Area Community Foundation.

Designating West Central Initiative as the payee ensures that the Internal Revenue Service recognizes your tax-deductible contribution.

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