Vibrant. Rural. Community.
Blandin Foundation is all about Minnesotans imagining, leading, and growing, vibrant, resilient, rural communities.
Where do you see your community today? And more importantly, where do you imagine your community tomorrow? At Blandin Foundation, we see a world of possibilities within your answers, and we are committed to the hard work ahead in realizing all that potential.
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Blandin Foundation doubles its commitment to early childhood
The Foundation extends by 10 years and $21 million its support of the Invest Early initiative. The move continues a decade-long investment in …
10 years. 60-plus communities. Hundreds of solutions for communities to get and use broadband.
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Lake County chronicles their journey to broadband adoption on YouTube
The North Shore is a destination for many Minnesotans who want to unplug from everyday life — figuratively, not literally of course! Even in times of relaxation, we still want to be able to stream our favorite television show, search the address of that delicious cafe, or YouTube a tutorial on how to set the [...]
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits expands presence in Greater MN
Leaders are at their strongest when they’re connected. We’ve learned, by engaging with our network of over 6,000 leadership alumni, how great things happen when people take the time to share knowledge, expertise and plans. This is especially true for rural nonprofit leaders. Every nonprofit brings a unique understanding of the challenges facing today’s rural [...]
Raise your voice! Join in planning for the future of the Great River Road
Minnesota is blessed with an abundance of awe-inspiring bodies of water, and while we boast about our 10,000 lakes, there is nothing more magnificent than the mighty Mississippi River. Once the nucleus of trade and commerce, the Mississippi River now functions as a beautiful reminder of the health and vitality of our state. To preserve [...]