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Brainerd Lakes Area Grant

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools
for Initiatives to Benefit the Local Community

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CommunityGiving - Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

02/01/21 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $15,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, agencies, and schools for initiatives to benefit the local community in eligible locations. Funding is intended for general operating or program support. Focus areas include community enhancement and economic development, and bridging the opportunity gap. The Foundation's geographic area includes Crow Wing and southern Cass Counties.

The Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation (BLACF) supports specific community initiatives through a variety of grants. BLACF seeks to make smaller grants for general operations and programs to address changing community needs. BLACF also seeks to make significant grants that will bring about community-wide, lasting, and positive changes in the Brainerd Lakes area. BLACF is looking to provide leadership and financial support that goes beyond the grant in order to advance the project or initiative that needs a large dollar amount to get started or completed.

Focus Areas:

  • Bridging the Opportunity Gap: Grants for projects that support disadvantaged youth and help them participate in events, activities, or related programs that build skills and career knowledge that help lead to future success
  • Community Enhancement and Economic Development
    • Community Economic Vitality and Sustainability
    • Welcoming Communities
    • Access to music, arts and especially those made available to the disadvantaged or open to all

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 165264

Estimated Size of Grant:

Funding Amount Range: $2,500 to $15,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible organizations: 501(c) 3 nonprofit organizations, schools, or government entities.

Not Funded:
- Individuals
- Religious organizations for religious purposes (Funding for Faith-Based Organizations Policy)
- Political organizations or political campaigns.
- Annual fundraising drives
- Endowments
- Debt retirement or deficit financing
- Projects or portions of projects that have already been completed
- Scholarships or medical research
- Grants for travel or conferences
- Full cost of a project

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: February 1, 2021 at 11:59 pm - Decisions Made Within 100 Days of Deadline.

Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Karl Samp to see about programmatic fit with current BLACF priorities.

Organizations may only submit one grant application per year per grant round.

Application Process: https://www.communitygiving.org/grants-landing-page

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=centralmn&;

Karl Samp
ksamp@communitygiving.org
218-824-5633

For questions about the online Grant Management System please call Sherri at (320) 257-9715.

Community Giving
101 7th Avenue South #100
Saint Cloud, MN 56301

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Minnesota: Crow Wing and Southern Cass Counties

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