Meeting Spaces

A welcoming and safe place for our partners to build vibrant rural communities.

The Blandin Foundation strives to provide our partners with a welcoming environment in which to meet and do their part in strengthening rural Minnesota communities.

Stender Community Room

The Stender Community Room can accommodate up to 80 people, with flexible table and seating arrangements. The room also has a full suite of technical equipment: wireless internet access, large-screen monitor with laptop hook-up, DVD player and speakers, and conference phone. Coffee is also provided.  Other food and beverages are the responsibility of the group hosting the meeting (no alcoholic beverages allowed).

Users are responsible for room set-up, basic clean-up and making arrangements for food or beverages.  We allow limited burning of ceremonial tobacco/smudging. Please let our hospitality staff know if you plan to have this as part of your meeting at least 2 days before the meeting.

The Stender Room may be reserved, if available, Monday thru Thursday between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Recent grantees, nonprofits, philanthropies and government entities can book our community meeting room.

Board Room

Groups may also book our board room. It accommodates groups of 25 or less, with tables and seating arrangements and technical equipment.

Available weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Users are responsible for room set-up, basic clean-up and making arrangements for food or beverages.

Contact Us

For questions or to check room availability, contact Melissa Johnson at 218-326-0523.