Wayzata Conservancy

The Wayzata Conservancy was established in 2016 to advocate for and raise private philanthropic funds for Panoway.  The City/Conservancy Partnership Agreement was approved by the City Council in August 2016 and outlines the roles and responsibilities of each institution related to fundraising and decision making

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Conservancy Roles

Advocacy and Private Fundraising

  • Provides fundraising expertise and capacity and is the primary liaison to the philanthropic community
  • Coordinates and leads the pursuit of Private Funding and support the City as appropriate in securing Public Funding at the City’s direction.
  • Advocates for the project’s long-term success through stakeholder communication, awareness, project coordination, and championing Panoway in the community.
  • Abides by the highest legal and ethical standards for non-profit tax exempt organizations
  • Manages and disperse all gifts, grants and contributions in accordance with its tax exempt status and mission
  • Seeks the appropriate approvals of the Wayzata City Council and abides by the direction of the Council