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2019 Awards: Broadband

Blandin Foundation is all about Minnesotans imagining, leading, and growing healthy, inclusive – vibrant – communities.

It takes courage to do this work. To stand up. To spur change. To make sure our communities work for all who live in them.

Often this leadership goes unseen. To recognize and celebrate acts of leadership that have significantly contributed to the vibrancy of rural Minnesota communities, we’ve created the Courageous Leadership Award.

Click below to read stories of individuals, organizations and communities that received a 2019 Courageous Leadership Award for their early and sustained leadership in rural broadband access and use.

From the Blandin on Broadband Blog

A quick look at CARES tech spending in MN

Aug 10

MinnPost recently published an article on how (in general) rural counties are spending CARES money. People have been asking me about CARES, in part I think because broadband seems like an acceptable use for the funding and the application/distribution process … Continue reading

What’s up with TikTok?

Aug 10

TikTok has 100 million users in the US. They employ about 1000 people. I’m not a big user – but one of my kids is. So I wondered enough about it and it’s fate in the US to track down … Continue reading

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