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Over $150,000

Please note: all funding for 2022 has been allocated. However, you are still welcome to complete an inquiry form, to alert our grants staff to future needs for funding. Inquiries submitted in December will be reviewed in January 2023. Grants for large-scale projects with long timelines that address systemic community change. 60 percent or more …

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USDA Clean Energy listening sessions

USDA Rural Development is holding online listening sessions this week to hear from rural and tribal communities about ways to use Inflation Reduction Act funds to reduce energy costs and move toward cleaner energy sources. Free, but registration is required. Sessions will be recorded for viewing later, too. Thursday, November 3 1-3 p.m. Central Time …

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$10,001 – $150,000

Please note: all funding for 2022 has been allocated. However, you are still welcome to complete an inquiry form, see Step 2 below, to alert our grants staff to future needs for funding. Inquiries submitted in December will be reviewed in January 2023. Smaller grants geared to project-based initiatives, with a simpler application and reporting …

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$1,001 – $10,000

Please note: all funding for 2022 has been allocated. However, you are still welcome to complete an inquiry form, to alert our grants staff to future needs for funding.  Inquiries submitted in December will be reviewed in January 2023. A simpler application and reporting process for project-based initiatives with smaller scope or shorter timelines. Begin …

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Itasca Area Donations ($100 – $1,000)

Please note: all funding for 2022 has been allocated. However, you are still welcome to complete an inquiry form, to alert our grants staff to future needs for funding.  Inquiries submitted in December will be reviewed in January 2023. Funds for nonprofit organizations in our home giving area. One per organization per year. We respond in …

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Building on Broadband: Inspiring Progress

This year, we’ve all lived through a shared, but unique, experience. What was yours like? How did broadband help or hinder – or motivate – you, or your community? We know rural Minnesotans keenly felt how important a strong, reliable broadband connection is. When kids can’t go to school, adults can’t work, and families can’t access …

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BRCLP Alumni: Leadership in Action Online Training – Mille Lacs Area

Join us for a new online training opportunity for Blandin Reservation Community Leadership Program Alumni from the Mille Lacs Area! BRCLP: Leadership in Action will provide you with an opportunity to engage with fellow alumni, review leadership skills from your retreat training and practice moving a vision into action.   The training will consist of three, …

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AIR Project Development Meeting Proceedings

Nearly 40 stakeholders from across the region gathered (via Zoom) to discuss sixteen potential Arrowhead Intelligent Region project grant ideas and explore strategies for implementation. See below for the potential project list. Project ideas not presented at the March 12 Project Development meeting will still be eligible for funding consideration. If you are looking for …

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AIR Summit Proceedings

On February 10, over 100 economic and community development peers from across the Arrowhead met online for the first step in helping shape the next step in the Arrowhead Intelligent Region initiative, a partnership of Blandin Foundation and Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation. The Arrowhead Intelligent Region (AIR) initiative brings to regional scale the Intelligent …

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