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2017

All Grants In 2017

194 grants totaling $10,039,067

103 local grants totaling $6,134,642

91 rural grants totaling $3,904,425

Grantees Map & List

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Grantee Amount
Advocates For Family Peace
Operating support in 2018-19 to promote safety, equity and peace to families experiencing domestic abuse in Itasca County
$100,000
2017
Advocates For Family Peace
Emergency contribution in support of victims of domestic violence in Itasca County
$50,000
2017
African Development Center
Operating support for outreach and services for African American populations in rural Minnesota
$150,000
2017
African Development Center
Program-related investment for a small business loan program to assist African immigrant entrepreneurs in rural Minnesota
$200,000
2017
Aitkin County Growth, Inc.
Project support for a mapping and planning project to grow and strengthen the business and manufacturing base in the Aitkin County area as part of the Blandin Leadership Grant Program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
ANGELS - LAH/BNP
Donation for expansion of services to Hill City in rural Minnesota
$1,000
2017
Anishinabe Legal Services
Donation in support of community events to provide feedback on local priorities and needs in rural Minnesota
$1,000
2017
Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency
Project support for the 2017 Itasca Community Connect event in Itasca County
$5,000
2017
Arrowhead Regional Arts Council
Project support for design of a ReCharge the Range event highlighting the importance of arts, culture and tourism as one vital part of the overall Iron Range economic in rural Minnesota
$4,000
2017
Austin Aspires, Inc.
Project support to assist high school students with job shadowing and career exploration opportunities in the Austin area as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants program in rural Minnesota
$750
2017
Baby Steps Boutique
Operations support over two years for continued assistance of Baby Steps Boutique in the Itasca County area
$165,000
2017
Ball Club Local Indian Council
Donation in support of Ball Club's annual Mii-Gwitch Mahnomen Days pow wow in Itasca County
$1,000
2017
Balsam Volunteer Fire Fighters Relief Assn
Donation in support of safety equipment for the Balsam Township fire department in Itasca County
$1,000
2017
Battle Lake Youth Center Inc
Capital support to develop an early childhood care facility in Battle Lake, rural Minnesota
$50,000
2017
Beacons Of Hope
Project support for start-up of Beacons of Hope as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants Program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
Bigfork Valley Foundation
Donation in support of Bigfork community projects in Itasca County
$250
2017
Bigfork Wilderness Committee
Donation in support of Bigfork Wilderness Days celebration in Itasca County
$500
2017
Bovey Farmers Day Association
Donation in support of the 2017 Bovey Farmer's Day celebration in Itasca County
$1,000
2017
Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids and Greenway
Donation in support of staff match for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids and Greenway in Itasca County
$500
2017
Boys and Girls Club of the Leech Lake Area
Operations support to provide bridge funding in rural Minnesota
$49,000
2017
Boys and Girls Club of the Leech Lake Area
Operating support for the Deer River unit through 2018 in Itasca County
$135,000
2017
Boys Club Of Duluth Inc
Operating support for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greenway and Grand Rapids in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area
$308,000
2017
Bridges Kinship Mentoring
Operating support for youth mentoring in 2018-19 in Itasca County
$80,000
2017
Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School
Donation in support of youth activities at Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig school in rural Minnesota
$500
2017
Central Mesabi Medical Foundation
Project support for an economic impact study of the Hibbing Memorial Building as part of the Blandin Leadership Grant program in rural Minnesota
$2,500
2017
Chisholm Kids Plus
Project support for the community improvement work as part of the Blandin Leadership Grant program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
City of Battle Lake Economic Development Authority
Project support to develop a visioning process for commercial property in downtown Battle Lake as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants Program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
City of Bigfork
Capital support for an outdoor skating rink/warming house in Itasca County
$2,500
2017
City of Calumet
Donation in support of exploring alternate management models for the Hill Annex Mine State Park in Itasca County
$1,000
2017
City of Calumet
Donation in support of computer upgrades for the Calumet Public Library in Itasca County
$1,000
2017
City of Cohasset
Capital support for a non-motorized, multi-use community trail near Tioga Beach in Itasca County
$50,000
2017
City of Deer River
Capital support to purchase a generator to support emergency services in Itasca County
$7,500
2017
City of Grand Rapids
Project support to conduct a master plan to diversify the use of the IRA Civic Center for broader community needs in Itasca County
$8,000
2017
City of Keewatin
Capital support for playground equipment at O'Brien Reservoir in Itasca County
$4,000
2017
City of Nashwauk
Capital support for safety equipment for the Nashwauk Fire Department in Itasca County
$7,500
2017
City of Redwood Falls
Capital support to construct and install new dual-language signage for Ramsey Park in English and Dakota
$10,000
2017
City of Remer
Capital support for an outdoor multi-use pavilion in the Itasca County area
$5,000
2017
Civil Air Patrol
Donation in support of the activities of the Civil Air Patrol, Grand Rapids Squadron, in Itasca County
$500
2017
Community Cafe
Operating support to help reduce hunger in Itasca County
$80,000
2017
Cook Area Health Services Inc
Capital support to preserve a nonprofit dental clinic in Itasca County
$50,000
2017
Cook County Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Project support for completion of an arts and culture infrastructure development study as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
Cooperative Solutions
Project support for transition and relocation of services in Itasca County
$3,660
2017
Dakota Wicohan
Project support for a master-apprentice art program as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants Program in rural Minnesota
$2,500
2017
Deer River White Oak Society, Inc.
Donation for the 2017 White Oak Annual Winter Festival in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area
$500
2017
Duluth-Superior Educational TV Corp.
Operating support to produce Native Report in 2018-19 in rural Minnesota
$100,000
2017
Edge of the Wilderness Community Center
Project support for 2017 performances and events in Itasca County
$9,000
2017
ElderCircle
Operating support in 2018-19 to offer senior programming to residents in the Itasca County area
$100,000
2017
ElderCircle
Operating support for the Home Visitor Program in 2018-19 in Itasca County
$34,000
2017
Enterprise Minnesota
Project support for the 2017 State of Manufacturing Survey in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
Family Safety Network of Cass County Inc
Donation for a symposium called "One Loaf at a Time" focusing on raising awareness and combating sex trafficking and sexual violence on the Leech Lake Reservation in rural Minnesota
$500
2017
Fergus Falls Community Child Care Center
Project support for a child care study for the Fergus Falls area as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants Program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
First Call for Help of Itasca County
Operating support for information and referral services during 2018-19 in Itasca County
$100,000
2017
First Call for Help of Itasca County
Project support to develop Native American cultural spaces at the New Leaf Crisis Healing Center in Itasca County
$5,000
2017
Forward Health Foundation
Donation in support of the planning stage of a Community Wellness Center for the Deer River area in Itasca County
$1,000
2017
Friends of the Band Shell Park
Capital support for a new band shell/performing arts center in Two Harbors as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
Girl Scouts of MN and WI Lakes and Pines
Operating support in 2018-19 for the Girl Scouts program in Itasca County
$20,000
2017
Goodness, Inc.
Project support for the Taste of Willmar event as part of the Blandin Leadership Grant Program in rural Minnesota
$2,875
2017
Grace House of Itasca County
Operating support to provide shelter for individuals experiencing homelessness in Itasca County
$100,000
2017
Grand Itasca Foundation
Donation in support of the High School Scholarship Fund in Itasca County
$500
2017
Grand Portage Reservation Tribal Council
Donation in support of community center upgrades as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants program in rural Minnesota
$1,000
2017
Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation
Donation in support of hosting a community design forum to advance the idea of a community solar garden in Grand Rapids, Itasca County
$900
2017
Grand Rapids Area Male Chorus
Donation for the 2017 spring and summer concert series in Itasca County
$1,000
2017
Grand Rapids Band Boosters
Donation in support of advertising the 2018-19 Blandin Education Grants program in the Grand Rapids High School band calendar in Itasca County
$550
2017
Grand Rapids Players
Donation in support of underwriting performances in Itasca County
$1,000
2017
Grand Rapids Police Department
Donation in support of the 2017 National Night Out hosted by the Grand Rapids Police Department in Itasca County
$250
2017
Grand Rapids Summer Celebration Inc
Donation in support of the 2017 Tall Timber Days festival in Itasca County
$1,000
2017
Grand Village Nursing Home
Donation for the 2017 annual Christmas party for long-term and assisted living residents in Itasca County
$250
2017
Great Minds Learning Center
Operating support for expansion and relocation to accommodate program growth in Itasca County
$10,000
2017
Greater Minnesota Housing Fund
Project support of a new Minnesota Housing Commission, which will develop innovative solutions to help communities across Minnesota preserve and expand the availability of affordable housing and workforce housing in rural Minnesota
$30,000
2017
Greater Pokegama Lake Association
Donation in support of the 2017 annual Independence Day fireworks on Pokegama Lake in Itasca County
$1,000
2017
Greenway 316 Foundation Inc
Donation in support of Financial Aid Night for Greenway High School students and parents in Itasca County
$150
2017
Greenway Joint Recreation Association
Donation in support of the fifth annual fishing tournament for the Greenway Sports Complex in Itasca County
$500
2017
Habitat for Humanity of Itasca County
Operating support during 2018-19 for the local Habitat for Humanity organization in Itasca County
$100,000
2017
Immigrant Law Center of MN
Operating support to provide legal services and education for immigrants in rural Minnesota
$150,000
2017
Immigrant Law Center of MN
Operating support to ameliorate effects of the 2017 legislative changes to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in rural Minnesota
$50,000
2017
Independent School District 118, Remer
Donation in support of the new school's grand opening
$500
2017
Independent School District 118, Remer
Project support to offer a second round of Anishinaabe Worldview Training to Remer and Deer River school personnel and community members in Itasca County
$12,675
2017
Independent School District 2
Project support over two years for continued early childhood programming for Hill City in the Itasca area
$170,000
2017
Independent School District 2
Donation in support of the Farm2School project in the Itasca County area
$1,000
2017
Independent School District 316
Donation in support of the Greenway 2017 Post Prom event in Itasca County
$500
2017
Independent School District 316
Project support for the 2017 Children First! New Year's Eve event in Itasca County
$5,750
2017
Independent School District 316
Donation in support of advertising the Blandin Education Awards Program in the Greenway Blast yearbook in Itasca County
$350
2017
Independent School District 318
Capital support to purchase and install an electronic sign that allows for sharing of information and events in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area
$46,600
2017
Independent School District 318
Donation for the Murphy Elementary School Garden Project in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area
$500
2017
Independent School District 318
Donation for advertising the 2017-18 Blandin Education Grants Program in the Grand Rapids High School yearbook in Itasca County
$325
2017
Independent School District 318
Donation in support of Grand Rapids High School 2017 Post Prom event in Itasca County
$750
2017
Independent School District 318
Donation in support of Bigfork Elementary School's Community Work Day in Itasca County
$500
2017
Independent School District 319
Donation for the Nashwauk-Keewatin All Night Grad Party in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area
$400
2017
Independent School District 319
Donation in support of Nashwauk-Keewatin High School's 2017 post prom event in Itasca County
$500
2017
Independent School District 319
Capital support to purchase computers for the Nashwauk Public/School Library in Itasca County
$2,000
2017
Independent School District 319
Project support for development of new after-school programming at Nashwauk-Keewatin elementary school in Itasca County
$20,000
2017
Independent School District 4
Project support to develop a comprehensive website and marketing tool to promote activities in McGregor as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul
Donation for sponsorship of the Minnesota Council on Foundation's briefing on poverty in rural Minnesota
$1,000
2017
Invest Early
Operating support for continuation of the Invest Early program in Itasca County
$1,975,000
2017
Ironworld Development Corporation
Donation for the 2017 Iron Range Science and Engineering Festival in rural Minnesota
$1,000
2017
Ironworld Development Corporation
Donation in support of the 2018 Iron Range Science and Engineering Festival in rural Minnesota
$1,000
2017
ISD 317 Deer River
Project support to conduct a Full Service Community Schools needs assessment in the Itasca County area
$40,000
2017
ISD 317 Deer River
Donation in support of Deer River High School's 2018 post prom event in Itasca County
$500
2017
Itasca Chapter Let's Go Fishing With Sen
Donation for the 2017 Let's Go Fishing with Seniors program in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area
$1,000
2017
Itasca Community College
Project support for the 2017 Career Fair in Itasca County
$10,000
2017
Itasca Community College
Operations support for continuation of financial aid programs during the 2017-18 academic year in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area
$375,000
2017
Itasca Community College
Project support for on-campus activities for Native American students in Itasca County
$9,300
2017
Itasca Community College Foundation
Project support for planning funds to construct a Student Union on the Itasca Community College campus in the Itasca County area
$25,000
2017
Itasca County Agricultural Association
Donation for the Itasca County Fair's 125th Anniversary Celebration historical display in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area
$1,000
2017
Itasca County Family YMCA Inc
Capital support for outdoor amenities serving intergenerational populations in Itasca County
$5,000
2017
Itasca County Family YMCA Inc
Project support to complete a feasibility study for establishing an off-site early childhood education facility in Itasca County
$8,000
2017
Itasca County Historical Society
Operating support for 2018-19 to collect, preserve, interpret and disseminate the history of Itasca County
$100,000
2017
Itasca County Sheriff's Office
Donation for child safety materials in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area
$300
2017
Itasca County Sheriff's Office
Donation for and intergenerational community event in Itasca County
$750
2017
Itasca County Trails Task Force
Project support over three years for continuation of the Itasca County Trails Task Force in Itasca County
$150,000
2017
Itasca Economic Development Corporation
Operating support to promote economic development opportunities during 2018-19 throughout Itasca County
$500,000
2017
Itasca Hospice Foundation
Donation in support of the 2017 educational seminar on grief and hope at life's intersections in Itasca County
$500
2017
Itasca Orchestra and Strings Program
Operating support in 2018-19 to provide orchestral music to adults and youth in Itasca County
$100,000
2017
Itasca Youth For Christ
Operating support in 2018-19 for the Campus Life program in Itasca County
$60,000
2017
Itasca Youth For Christ
Operating support over two years for the Ground Floor Youth Center in Itasca County
$170,000
2017
Judy Garland Children's Museum
Donation in support of the 2017 Judy Garland Festival in Itasca County
$1,000
2017
Judy Garland Children's Museum
Operating support to continue and broaden the school service program in Itasca County
$60,000
2017
Longville Area Community Choir
Donation for the Music in the Park series for the Longville, Remer and surrounding communities in the Itasca County area
$500
2017
Lower Sioux Indian Community
Project support for a Dakota language signage project as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants Program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
Lower Sioux Indian Community
Project support for the planning and design of an expanded community center to serve the Lower Sioux Indian Community in rural Minnesota
$50,000
2017
Luverne Area Community Foundation
Donation in support of the Luv 1 Luv All project as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants Program in rural Minnesota
$1,000
2017
Luverne Area Community Foundation
Donation in support of "Poverty, What's Your Baggage" community event as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants Program in rural Minnesota
$1,000
2017
Luverne Initiatives for Tomorrow
Project support to evaluate and present a long-range plan to develop Luverne as a destination as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
MacRostie Art Center
Project support for the We Are All Criminals art exhibit and to build community awareness surrounding criminal law and criminal justice in Itasca County
$7,500
2017
MacRostie Art Center
Operating support in 2018-19 to provide visual arts and educational programming to residents in Itasca County
$80,000
2017
Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership Inc
Project support for a pilot of the Employability Initiative in collaboration with M-State, nonprofit service providers and local employers in Otter Tail County in rural Minnesota
$50,000
2017
Marble Public Library
Donation in support of computer upgrades for the Marble library in Itasca County
$1,000
2017
Marcell Family Center, Inc
Operating support in 2018-19 for the family center program in Itasca County
$70,000
2017
Medford Education Foundation
Project support to build the funding base for educational opportunities in the Medford School District as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
Meeker County Development Corporation
Project support for the Leading Litchfield and Creating Area Leaders program as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants program in rural Minnesota
$3,000
2017
Meeker County Development Corporation
Project support to develop a community web site to bring awareness and promote Litchfield and surrounding areas as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
Minnesota 4-H Foundation
Project support to provide training opportunities for Itasca Networks for Youth members and students at Northern Lights Community School in Itasca County
$3,500
2017
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Inc
Donation for the May 2017 Nonprofit Summit in rural Minnesota
$1,000
2017
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Inc
Project support for 2017 membership assistance in rural Minnesota
$1,600
2017
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Inc
Project support for sponsorship of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits' 2017 annual conference in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Inc
Project support to build capacity with nonprofit leaders and organizations in rural Minnesota
$150,000
2017
Minnesota Council on Foundations
Membership support for 2018 throughout rural Minnesota
$20,400
2017
Minnesota Council on Foundations
Program support for sponsorship of two areas of programming focusing on issues facing rural communities in Minnesota.
$10,000
2017
Minnesota Education Equity Partnership
Project support over three years for equity policy development and implementation in Nobles County and the Mille Lacs area in rural Minnesota
$180,000
2017
Minnesota Public Radio
Project support for the statewide research, reporting and community engagement project called "Ground Level" in rural Minnesota
$50,000
2017
MinnPost
Project support for the production of 12 stories on immigrant communities in rural Minnesota
$25,000
2017
MN Assistance Council for Veterans
Project support for direct assistance to veterans who are either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area
$10,000
2017
MN Diversified Industries
Capital support for equipment to expand production capacity and grow employment opportunities for people with disabilities in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area
$100,000
2017
Mount Itasca Ski Patrol
Donation for emergency medical equipment for the Mt. Itasca Ski Patrol in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area
$1,000
2017
North Homes Inc
Project support to conduct a study of the organization's health and growth in Itasca County
$5,000
2017
Northeast Entrepreneur Fund, Inc.
Operating support to engage entrepreneurial talent in Itasca County
$140,000
2017
Northeast Entrepreneur Fund, Inc.
Operating support to implement community entrepreneurship initiatives and provide regional services to growth-oriented entrepreneurs in rural Minnesota
$80,000
2017
Northeast Entrepreneur Fund, Inc.
Program-related investment to increase the community development impact of lending and strategic services to entrepreneurs in rural Minnesota.
$500,000
2017
Northern Community Radio KAXE
Project support for development of capital replacement plans for its facilities in Itasca County
$5,000
2017
Northern Community Radio KAXE
Operating support to provide news and information to residents in Itasca County
$100,000
2017
Northern Lights Nordic Ski Club
Capital support for a storage/maintenance and meeting location for the Ski Club in Itasca County
$10,000
2017
Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative
Donation in support of Disability Mentoring Day at Fond du Lac Tribal College in rural Minnesota
$1,000
2017
Northern Minnesota Public Televison Inc
Operating support in 2018-19 for programming and services in the northern rural region of Minnesota
$50,000
2017
Northland Area Family Service Center
Operating support over two years for the Northland Early Childhood Coalition in the Itasca County area
$180,000
2017
Northland Counseling Center Inc
Capital support to develop a 16-bed residential and crisis treatment home for children ages 4-12 in the Grand Rapids/Itasca County area
$74,936
2017
Northland Counseling Center Inc
Project support for the Release Advance Planning Program in Itasca County
$7,096
2017
Northland Foundation
Project support for the 2017 Northeastern Minnesota Early Childhood Summit in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
Northland Foundation
Project support to continue the work of the Rural Economic Development (RED) Group in 2017 in rural Minnesota
$20,000
2017
Northome Community Food Shelf
Operating support and fresh food product for the Northome Community Food Shelf in Itasca County
$10,000
2017
Northwest Minnesota Foundation
Project support for the Warroad Backpack Program as part of the Blandin Leadership Grant program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
Park Rapids Community Development Corporation
Project support for a regional brand development initiative as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
PCs for People
Project support for sponsorship of the National Digital Inclusion Alliance's conference in rural Minnesota
$2,500
2017
PFund Foundation
Project support to implement the Better OUTcomes initiative in rural Minnesota
$180,000
2017
Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians
Capital support to develop space for entrepreneurs and community education in rural Minnesota
$40,000
2017
Redwood Area Communities Foundation
Project support for LINC Redwood County to host community conversations in Redwood County County services as part of the Blandin Leadership Grant program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
ReGen Northland
Project support for artistic revitalization improvements in downtown Hibbing as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants Program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
Regents of The University of Minnesota
Project support for the 2017 One Minnesota Conference of Legislators in rural Minnesota
$10,000
2017
Region 5 Regional Dev Commission
Donation for the placemaking workshop in rural Minnesota
$800
2017
Region 5 Regional Dev Commission
Project support to implement curriculum designed for the Minnesota Network of Community Developers in rural Minnesota
$75,000
2017
Region 5 Regional Dev Commission
Project support to complete the Minnesota Network of Community Developers curriculum design for practitioner professional development in rural Minnesota
$10,500
2017
Reif Arts Council
Operating and programming support over two years for the Reif Center in the Itasca County area
$340,000
2017
Reif Arts Council
Project support for the Playing by Air 2018 New Years Day performance in Itasca County
$10,000
2017
RUSC Kinship Mentoring
Project support to expand mentoring opportunities for children, youth and families in Morris as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants program
$5,000
2017
Santas Mitten Maids
Donation in support of families experiencing emergency situations in Itasca County
$500
2017
Second Harvest North Central Food Bank
Operating support for Food Bank operations in Itasca County
$100,000
2017
Second Harvest North Central Food Bank
Project support for the Kids Backpack Food program in Itasca County
$5,000
2017
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation
Project support over three years for the Rural Entrepreneurial Venture Program in rural Minnesota
$150,000
2017
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation
Project support for Owatonna Forward's Community Stewardship Initiative as part of the Blandin Leadership Grant program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
Special Olympics Minnesota
Operating support for the Special Olympics program in Itasca County
$60,000
2017
Support Within Reach
Operating support to assist victims of sexual violence in 2018-19 in Itasca County
$80,000
2017
The Advocates for Human Rights
Project support to strengthen capacity to respond to rising incidents of hate, bias and discrimination aimed at immigrants and refugees in rural Minnesota
$50,000
2017
Tiwahe Foundation
Project support to strengthen the American Indian leadership alumni network throughout rural Minnesota
$225,000
2017
True Friends
Operating support for youth with disabilities to participate in camp activities during 2018-19 in Itasca County
$10,000
2017
U of M North Central Research & Outreach Center
Donation in support of educating area high school students about applying strong math and science skills to the field of Natural Resources in Itasca County
$900
2017
United Way of 1,000 Lakes
Operating support in 2018-19 for administration in Itasca County
$60,000
2017
United Way of Northeastern Minnesota
Project support for planning costs for relocation of its operations in rural Minnesota
$10,000
2017
United Way of West Central Minnesota
Project support to conduct a refresh of Vision 2040 goals and strategic planning as part of the Blandin Leadership Grants Program in rural Minnesota.
$5,000
2017
University of Minnesota Duluth
Project support for the Tribal Sovereignty Institute at the University of Minnesota-Duluth for a tribal governance pilot project in rural Minnesota
$110,000
2017
University of Minnesota Natural Resources Research Institute
Project support over three years to establish the Natural Resources and Research Institute's Business Assistance Fund in rural Minnesota
$150,000
2017
Visit Grand Rapids Inc
Donation in support of a Native American drum ceremony to kick off the Deer Camp Expo for the 15th annual Minnesota Governor's Deer Opener in Itasca County
$500
2017
Visit Grand Rapids Inc
Donation in support of the Grand Rapids 2017 WinterGlo Festival in Itasca County
$1,000
2017
Voyageurs Area Council #286 Boy Scouts of America, Inc.
Operating support in 2018-19 for Boy Scout programming in Itasca County
$20,000
2017
West Central Minnesota Educational Television Company
Project support for civic engagement efforts as part of the Blandin Leadership Grant program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
Willmar Downtown Development Inc
Project support for a MNyou Youth Garden in Willmar as part of the Blandin Community Leadership Grant Program in rural Minnesota
$5,000
2017
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