About Us

Good works

From Little League coaches to supporting major education and healthcare projects, we’re proud to empower the families we serve to live well and reach their dreams.

Because we know being a good banker is one thing. And being a good neighbor is everything.


Local Focus

  • $722 million

    in loans

    Invested in the communities we serve

  • 9,602

    employee hours

    Spent volunteering our time to causes that matter

  • $13.6 million

    annual payroll

    Paid to our local employees

Bank Midwest Community Fund

The Community Fund is designed to help support large-scale community projects that meet a unique need in the markets it serves.

The Fund accepts proposals from local, community-based 501(c) 3 organizations and is focused on the arts, environment, recreation, youth, and general long-term community betterment initiatives. Applications are due annually in late May.

Apply for a Community Fund Grant today


2023 Grants

Fairmont Opera House $10,000
Town Center, Sherburn $5,000
Riverline District, Sioux Falls $10,000
Main Street Manning, Wall Lake $10,000
Westbrook Walnut Grove Elementary $15,000

2022 Grants

Armstrong Betterment Club $10,000
Fairmont Area Schools $15,000
Jackson Fire and Relief Association $10,000
Ronald McDonald House, Sioux Falls $5,000
Oak Hill, New Ulm $15,000
Spirit Lake Youth Athletics $15,000


2021 Grants

Recreation and amusement center, phase 1 — Wall Lake $15,000
Tatanka Ska Trace Trailhead — Dickinson County Trails Board $25,000
Baseball field improvement project — Jackson County Central Schools $10,000
Band shelter building project — Lions Club of Windom $15,000
Medical surgical refresh project, New Ulm Medical Center Foundation $10,000
New handicapped accessible equipment project — Sherburn Park & Recreation $10,000

2020 Giving

In lieu of awarding Community Fund grants in 2020, Bank Midwest opted to donate $200,000 to area food shelves that serve the communities that we also serve. Food relief organizations have been severely impacted because of the rising needs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more.


2019 Grants

Lakes Area Hockey Association, Lakes Area $25,000
JCC Huskies Softball, Jackson $20,000
Volunteers of America — Dakotas, Sioux Falls $20,000
St. Francis House — Sioux Falls $10,000
Wall Lake Hometown Pride, Wall Lake $5,000
Westbrook Area Volunteers, Westbrook $5,000
Sherburn Fire Department, Sherburn $5,000

We believe in giving back.


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