Blandin Foundation takes a range of approaches to help strengthen rural Minnesota communities. These primarily are:
- Granting money and providing other types of resources that support the innovative work of rural Minnesota organizations.
- Providing world-class instruction for rural community leaders.
- Convening and supporting diverse stakeholders around critical issues.
- Strengthening rural Minnesota's voices in statewide decision-making that especially affects rural communities.
We award grants of $100 to more than $100,000 for work that bolsters rural Minnesota vibrancy. Click here to learn what organizations and work is eligible, and how to apply.
Blandin Community Leadership Program (BCLP)
Blandin Reservation Community Leadership Program (BRCLP)
Academy for Community Engagement (ACE)
Leaders Partnering to End Poverty (LPEP)