Grants for large-scale projects with long timelines that address systemic community change.
60 percent or more of our annual grantmaking is made in the Itasca area, our home giving area.
Grants for work in other parts of rural Minnesota focus on high-impact projects that other rural communities can learn from and emulate.
2019 application deadlines
March 15, June 15, Sept. 15, Dec. 15
Our board of trustees reviews applications at their meeting the following quarter (March applications reviewed in June, etc).
Begin your application
Read our eligibility guidelines and areas of focus.
If you believe your project is a fit, submit this inquiry form.
Inquiries are reviewed weekly.
A grants team member will follow up with questions or comments.
If you are invited to submit a grant proposal, download the paper application below.
Email to Diana Daigle when you have it completed.