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Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation (GRACF) Grant

Grants to the Greater Itasca Area, Minnesota Nonprofits
for Projects that Benefit the Local Community

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Foundation / Corporation

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Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation (GRACF)

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Grants to the Greater Itasca area, Minnesota nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit the local community. Eligible organizations are those that serve the residents of Itasca County plus all of Hill City, Northome, Blackduck, Remer, Keewatin, and Nashwauk. Funding is intended to support projects and programs where a modest sized grant can have a large impact on community needs.

The Foundation supports projects that:

  • Significantly benefit the community for the resources invested
  • Are creative, innovative and address community needs
  • Eliminate duplication of services and encourage cooperation
  • Increase volunteer involvement and commitment to community needs1
  • Leverage other resources

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146658

Estimated Size of Grant:

The most successful grant requests are for amounts of less than $1,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

In order to receive a grant from the Community Foundation, you must be a nonprofit or not-for-profit organization, or have a charitable mission with a fiscal agent who carries a valid 501(c)(3) status.

Any nonprofit organization in the Greater Itasca Area is welcome to apply. If you are a nonprofit organization, or a group with a charitable program that offers activities or services to people in the Greater Itasca Area, we encourage you to apply for one or more grants.

The Foundation will not grant for the following:
- Religious groups for religious purposes
- Fundraising events or activities
- Marketing (non-program) Materials [Examples: video tapes, brochures, and advertising]
- Grants to individuals
- Government agencies unless in collaboration with 501(c)(3) agency program request
- Grants outside the Greater Itasca Area
- Travel or conferences

Pre-Application Information:

Each year, the Annual Grant Cycle is open from July 15 – September 15.

Notification and grant disbursement is currently proposed for the mid-October – mid-November time frame.

Grant applications are submitted by program, not organization. Each program for which you are requesting money should have a separate application.

For additional grant information:
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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online application:

Sarah Copeland, Director of Grants and Programs

350 NW 1st Ave, Suite E
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Minnesota: Itasca County and all of Hill City, Nashwauk, Keewatin, Remer, Blackduck, and Northome

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