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Winds of Peace Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-03

At A Glance

Winds of Peace Foundation

(formerly Children's Haven, Inc.)

1104 Pearl Dr.

Faribault, MN United States 55021-3202

Telephone: 5077896418


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $7,444,505

Total giving: $230,040






Established in 1978

Purpose and Activities

The mission of the foundation is to contribute to global peace by promoting economic, social, and environmentally just relations.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has made PRIs, in the form of loans, to various organizations for microlending projects for the improvement of social and economic conditions of urban and rural low income families. The foundation made multiple low-interest loans to Nicaraguan organizations that support social justice.

Fields of Interest

  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture, fishing and forestry
  • Antidiscrimination
  • Basic and emergency aid
  • Community and economic development
  • Economic development
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Education services
  • Human rights
  • International development
  • International peace and security
  • Reading promotion
  • Rural development
  • Women's rights
International Interests
  • Nicaragua
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Catholics
  • Children and youth
  • Christians
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $7,444,505 (market value)

Expenditures: $670,960

Total giving: $230,040

Qualifying distributions: $1,406,326