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Otto Bremer Trust makes 156 grants totaling $10.2 million

SAINT PAUL, September 25, 2019 — The Otto Bremer Trust has awarded $10,257,564 in grants as part of its most recent grantmaking cycle.

“We are proud to invest in these programs and organizations that are providing fresh and innovative solutions to help communities across the region,” said Charlotte Johnson, Co-CEO and Trustee, OBT.

The Otto Bremer Trust is a bank holding company and a private charitable trust based in Saint Paul, Minn., that works at the intersection of finance and philanthropy. OBT is the 92 percent owner of Bremer Bank, a regional financial services company, and also manages a diversified investment portfolio. Since its founding, OBT has invested more than $700 million in people, places, and opportunities in the Upper Midwest.

A complete list of grants by region and state is included below.

Western North Dakota

AID, Inc., Mandan, ND, $60,000. For general operations to provide emergency assistance and counseling for low-income residents of Morton and Burleigh Counties.

Bismarck Library Foundation, Inc., Bismarck, ND, $50,000. To purchase a new bookmobile to ensure residents of Burleigh County continue to have access to library services.

Bismarck State College Foundation, Bismarck, ND, $200,000. To provide capital support to train and educate a skilled healthcare workforce in North Dakota.

Byron Dorgan Youth Wellness Center, Belcourt, ND, $50,000. To provide supplemental meals to youth who face food insecurity.

Community Action Program Region VII, Inc., Bismarck, ND, $75,000. To provide supplemental meals on weekends and extended school breaks to students who face food insecurity.

Enhancing & Strengthening North Dakota Nonprofits & Communities, Minot, ND, $50,000. For general operations to provide nonprofit and rural community capacity building activities and technical assistance in North Dakota.

Foundation for Agricultural and Rural Resources Management and Sustainability, Tuttle, ND, $45,000. To strengthen local food systems and agricultural communities in North Dakota through farmer-to-farmer mentoring and farmer-led educational programming.

Full STEAM Ahead, Minot, ND, $30,000. For general operations to support youth development activities in the Minot area.

Hope Center, Devils Lake, ND, $25,000. To renovate the Hope Center food pantry and community room in Devils Lake, North Dakota.

Maddock Public School District 9, Maddock, ND, $50,000. To renovate the Maddock Public School playground and install safe and accessible equipment.

Minot Social Club for Exceptional Persons, Inc., Minot, ND, $10,000. For general operations to serve individuals with disabilities.

North Dakota Community Foundation, Bismarck, ND, $25,000. To support efforts to educate, train, and build human-trafficking awareness throughout North Dakota.

Red River Region

Essentia Health Foundation, Duluth, MN, $100,000. To improve cancer screening and treatment services in the Detroit Lakes area.

Fargo Union Mission, Inc., Fargo, ND, $95,000. For general operations to support programming to help move homeless men towards self-sufficiency.

Greater Grand Forks Senior Citizens Association, Inc., Grand Forks, ND, $110,000. To provide services and support to senior citizens to help them remain in their own homes.

Hubbard County Developmental Achievement Center, Inc., Park Rapids, MN, $34,600. To increase accessible transportation to basic needs and employment services for disabled and elderly persons in Becker, Cass, Hubbard, and Wadena Counties.

Impact Foundation, Fargo, ND, $95,000. To provide school-aged youth with healthy, safe, alcohol, and drug-free enrichment activities in the Casselton area.

Legal Services of North Dakota, Bismarck, ND, $95,250. To provide civil legal services for low-income residents of Cass and Clay Counties to improve social determinants of health.

Presentation Partners in Housing, Fargo, ND, $80,000. For general operations to provide short-term housing assistance to prevent homelessness.

Rape and Abuse Crisis Center of Fargo-Moorhead, Fargo, ND, $150,000. For general operations to provide comprehensive services to victims of domestic/dating violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, trafficking/sexual exploitation, and child sexual abuse.

St. Joseph’s Area Health Services dba CHI St. Joseph’s Health, Park Rapids, MN, $347,393. To assist with the construction of a new dental center to provide care to low-income families and people from at-risk populations in northern Minnesota.

United Way of Cass-Clay, Inc., Fargo, ND, $100,000. To coordinate, align, and leverage services for low-income individuals to gain skills necessary to participate in the local workforce and for a capital campaign to construct a new corporate headquarters.

Central and Northern Minnesota

City of Aitkin, Aitkin, MN, $75,000. To renovate an outdoor recreational ice rink and warming house and to offer enhanced outdoor activities for community members in Aitkin, Minnesota.

Avivo, Minneapolis, MN, $100,000. To provide career education services to help underserved populations build the skills needed to succeed in postsecondary education and the workforce in St. Cloud.

Crow Wing County Victim Services, Inc., Brainerd, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide direct services and support for victims of crime in Crow Wing County.

Cuyuna Range Youth Center, Inc., Crosby, MN, $25,000. For general operations to support youth development activities.

Evergreen Youth & Family Services, Inc., Bemidji, MN, $100,000. For general operations to support the organization’s safety net of services for homeless and at-risk youth and young adults.

Initiative Foundation, Little Falls, MN, $50,000. To support the Nonprofit Organizational Development Program to build capacity of nonprofits as they form, improve, adapt, reinvent, and innovate to serve central Minnesota.

Northwoods Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, Bemidji, MN, $50,000. To expand support services for the elderly, disabled, and their families through expanded education, caregiver support, respite care, and in-home health services in underserved areas of Lake of the Woods County and the Red Lake Nation.

Riverview Church, Pine River, MN, $25,000. To provide personal development and community service opportunities to youth in Pine River.

Sherburne County Area United Way, Elk River, MN, $12,450. For technology upgrades and enhancements to increase organizational capacity.

Volunteers of America-Minnesota, Edina, MN, $58,500. To provide previously homeless families with supportive and stable housing.

Western and South-Central Minnesota

Advance Opportunities, Marshall, MN, $36,000. For general operations to provide job placement and support services to adults with disabilities in southwest Minnesota.

Fergus Falls Area Habitat for Humanity Affiliate, Inc., Fergus Falls, MN, $90,000. To build volunteer, fundraising, and construction capacity to increase the available affordable housing in Fergus Falls.

Mayo Clinic Health System – Mankato, Mankato, MN, $60,000. To improve health care outcomes through facilitating access to services for Somali patients in Mankato.

Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, Inc., Mankato, MN, $20,000. To develop a resource directory and network of community activities, groups, and services to improve health outcomes and end-of-life care in the Mankato area.

New London Fire Department, New London, MN, $11,492. To assist the department with the purchase of equipment critical to the safety of its firefighting unit.

Perham Community Food Shelf, Inc., Perham, MN, $44,000. To renovate the interior of an expanded food shelf facility in Perham.

Regents of the University of Minnesota, Morris, MN, $130,000. To provide project support that improves the vitality and resilience of small towns in greater Minnesota.

Sioux Trails Mental Health Center, New Ulm, MN, $70,000. To increase access and availability of treatment for adolescents that engage in high-risk, life-threatening behaviors in southern Minnesota.

Southern Minnesota Crisis Nursery, New Ulm, MN, $25,000. To provide emergency shelter for children and supportive services for parents in south-central Minnesota.

Wright County Community Action, Inc., Maple Lake, MN, $28,879. To renovate an office building to support increased services for low-income families and individuals in Wright County.

Twin Cities Metropolitan Area

360 Communities, Burnsville, MN, $55,000. For general operations to provide basic needs and to promote stability and self-reliance for low-income and at-risk residents of Dakota County.

Asian Women United of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide emergency shelter and community-based advocacy to women experiencing domestic violence using culturally specific approaches.

Assistance League of Minneapolis St. Paul, Richfield, MN, $10,000. To provide clothing, meals, and literacy support to help meet basic needs and improve the lives of low-income children and adults in the Twin Cities.

At Home Group, Inc. dba Small Sums, Saint Paul, MN, $45,000. For general operations to provide Twin Cities homeless clients who have found jobs with the required work clothes, shoes, trade tools, and/or professional licenses.

Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, Saint Paul, MN, $60,000. For general operations to create and maintain affordable and supportive housing in the Twin Cities.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities, Saint Paul, MN, $75,000. For general operations to provide mentoring and enrichment so Twin Cities youth can reach their full potentials.

Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $50,000. To support an initiative to reduce youth crime by redirecting at-risk youth from criminal behavior, incarceration, and providing responsive services in St. Paul.

Build Wealth MN, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $30,000. For general operations to provide comprehensive, long-term financial education coupled with financial coaching to help families become economically self-sufficient and build assets.

Camp Fire Minnesota, Saint Louis Park, MN, $80,000. To build youth leaders through culturally relevant, nature-based, out-of-school time programs in the Twin Cities.

Cedar Riverside People’s Center dba People’s Center Health Services, Minneapolis, MN, $75,000. For general operations to provide robust health care to low-income individuals and families.

Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin, Saint Louis Park, MN, $75,000. To provide assistance to families and individuals who are moving from homelessness or crisis to stable housing.

Community Mediation & Restorative Services, Inc., New Hope, MN, $160,000. For general operations to sustain alternative dispute resolution programs that reduce racial disparities in court, police, and school discipline systems during an expansion of school-based and housing services.

Como Park Living at Home Block Nurse Program, Saint Paul, MN, $10,000. For general operations to provide professional and volunteer assistance to enable elders to remain in their homes and community with optimal independence, safety, and wellness in St. Paul.

Conservation Corps dba Conservation Corps Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, $35,000. To engage underserved youth in conservation service-learning while preparing them for college and career success.

Cultural Wellness Center, Minneapolis, MN, $75,000. To provide culturally specific adult basic education and programming in St. Paul.

East Side Neighborhood Services, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $170,000. For general operations to solve immediate needs and to work to achieve self-sufficiency and stability.

Exodus Financial Services, Saint Paul, MN, $15,000. For general operations to help Minnesotans break free from payday loan debt through interest-free refinancing.

Family Housing Fund, Minneapolis, MN, $50,000. To ensure basic habitability standards and reduce evictions for renters in the region’s most poorly maintained rental properties and in the rental portfolios with the highest rates of evictions.

Family Promise in Anoka County, Ramsey, MN, $36,000. For general operations to help families in Anoka County experiencing homelessness achieve housing independence through case management, shelter, meals, and hospitality.

Goodwill Industries, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $160,000. To provide holistic, employment-focused services to individuals recently released from incarceration in order to aid and support in their transition back into society.

Hamline Midway Living at Home-Block Nurse Program, Saint Paul, MN, $30,000. For general operations to provide volunteer and professional assistance to enable elders to remain in their homes with independence, dignity, and choice in St. Paul.

Hamm Memorial Psychiatric Clinic, Saint Paul, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide culturally responsive mental health services to the most vulnerable in the Twin Cities and train the next generation of mental health providers.

Hennepin Health Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, $230,000. To improve patient health by distributing nutritious food at hospitals and community clinics in the Twin Cities, and for capital support of the Redleaf Center for Family Healing, which will provide intensive mental health and parenting support.

Hugo Good Neighbors Food Shelf, Hugo, MN, $10,000. To provide emergency food to families or individuals in the 55038 zip code.

Independent School District 625, Saint Paul, MN, $78,000. To build a comprehensive college and career support system for high school students in Saint Paul Public Schools.

Intercongregation Communities Association, Minnetonka, MN, $65,000. For general operations to provide food, housing assistance, and employment support programs to promote long-term stability for individuals and families in west Hennepin County.

Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul, Saint Paul, MN, $55,000. For general operations to relieve the effects of poverty and address its causes in St. Paul.

Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners, Plymouth, MN, $75,000. For general operations to provide supportive services and emergency assistance to help low-income families stabilize, strengthen, and thrive in west Hennepin County.

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul, Saint Paul, MN, $95,000. For general operations to strengthen social service programs focused on economic stability, mental health, and self-reliance for seniors and low-income individuals.

The JK Movement, Saint Paul, MN, $10,000. To provide positive and caring role models for Saint Paul youth involved in or at high risk for involvement in the schools’ and with the juvenile justice system.

La Oportunidad, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $100,000. For general operations to provide education, career path, and leadership opportunities and overall support to Latino children, youth, and parents in the Twin Cities.

Latino Economic Development Center, Minneapolis, MN, $40,000. For general operations to provide business development, lending, and workforce development programs for Latinx immigrants in Minnesota.

Legal Rights Center, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $50,000. For general operations to reduce the harms of disparate and excessive criminalization through a range of programming that prevents harm, restores relationships, and educates communities.

The Lift Community Development Corporation, Saint Paul, MN, $40,000. For general operations to support St. Paul youth and young adults as they engage in tech learning, social emotional growth, and job skills improvement.

Mental Health Resources, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $85,000. To support the Seward Community Support Program and to remodel the program’s commercial kitchen.

Metro Meals on Wheels, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $80,000. For general operations to support Meals on Wheels programs throughout the Twin Cities.

Minnesota Diversified Industries, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $30,000. To provide career training to employees and community members in the organization’s Twin Cities, Cohasset, and Hibbing locations.

MoveFwd, Inc., Hopkins, MN, $55,000. For general operations to provide counseling, case management, outreach, drop-in, and transitional housing services to youth in west Hennepin County.

Muslim American Society of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, $10,000. To provide food relief to people in Blaine, St. Paul, Rosemount and Inver Grove Heights.

NeighborWorks Home Partners, Saint Paul, MN, $50,000. For general operations to increase homeownership opportunities and provide additional support for current low-income homeowners.

Nexus Community Partners, Saint Paul, MN, $160,000. For general operations to build the capacity of community-based organizations, individuals, and networks to advance equity in the Twin Cities.

Northeast Youth and Family Services, Shoreview, MN, $20,000. To support quality after-school and summer programs for at-risk youth in the Roseville school district.

Open Arms of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, $75,000. For general operations to decrease food insecurity among vulnerable low-income Minnesotans living with serious illness, and to improve nutrition and promote better health outcomes.

Open Hands Foundation, Excelsior, MN, $20,000. To provide emergency overnight shelter and crisis intervention for youth.

People Reaching Out to Other People, Eden Prairie, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide hunger prevention programs and wraparound services to assist individuals and families towards stability in the southwest metro.

Phoenix Alternatives, Inc., White Bear Lake, MN, $25,000. To provide the training and support that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities need to overcome challenges in the workplace and increase their independence.

PRG, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $40,000. For general operations to provide homeownership advising, education, and opportunities.

Project Success-Students Undertaking Creative Control, Minneapolis, MN, $120,000. To provide access to innovative learning opportunities for Minneapolis high school students to develop skills and a plan to succeed in school and life.

Rebuilding Together – Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, $95,000. For general operations to expand capacity to provide the critical repair and accessibility modification services and for capital upgrades to essential equipment.

Rock Star Supply Co., dba Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute, Saint Paul, MN, $10,000. For general operations to provide out-of-school time academic support, writing enrichment, and summer youth development opportunities in the Twin Cities.

The Saint Paul Foundation, Saint Paul, MN, $25,000. To increase economic vitality for people of color and indigenous populations on the East Side of Saint Paul.

St. Paul Youth Services, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide intervention and prevention programs for St. Paul youth and to provide youth-centered training for nonprofit and public agencies.

Tasks Unlimited, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $50,000. To reduce barriers for adults with serious mental illness to access vocational services integrated with housing and mental health supports.

Touchstone Mental Health, Minneapolis, MN, $45,000. To provide housing support services that increase housing stability and self-sufficiency so people with a mental illness live well in their communities.

Urban Squash Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, $15,000. For general operations to combine educational support with a health and fitness lens to put under-resourced students on a path toward success in post-secondary college and career readiness.

Vision Loss Resources, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $20,000. To support independent-living skills services and training, emotional support, and community-building among people with vision loss.

Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People, Bloomington, MN, $55,000. For general operations to provide access to healthy foods, housing stability, and supportive services in southwest Hennepin County.

Voyageur Outward Bound School, Saint Paul, MN, $55,000. To support low-income Twin Cities youth to develop their strength of character and leadership abilities through outdoor challenge and discovery.

We Win Institute, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $80,000. For general operations to provide comprehensive out-of-school time services in the Twin Cities.

West Side Community Health Services, Inc. dba Minnesota Community Care, Saint Paul, MN, $115,000. For general operations of primary health care services to medically underserved communities in the Twin Cities.

Phyllis Wheatley Community Center, Minneapolis, MN, $50,000. To support the Family Engagement and Resource Center, which will provide early childhood options, employment, job training, financial literacy, and network opportunities for families in north Minneapolis.

Young Men’s Christian Association of the Greater Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, $65,000. To provide after school and summer programs for youth in low-income housing complexes across the Twin Cities.

Southeastern Minnesota

Ability Building Center (ABC), Rochester, MN, $46,200. For general operations and purchase of new vehicles to provide vocational and rehabilitation services for individuals with disabilities in Southeastern Minnesota.

Bethlehem Inn of Waseca, Waseca, MN, $20,000. For general operations to provide short-term housing to women and children in Waseca County.

Boy Scouts of America, Rochester, MN, $15,000. To support the replacement of outdated technology equipment.

Boys & Girls Club of Rochester, Rochester, MN, $90,000. For general operations to provide youth development programming and to increase fund development capacity.

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester dba Catholic Charities of Southern Minnesota, Winona, MN, $110,000. To provide financial literacy to low-income families and promote physical and emotional health of seniors.

Children’s Dental Health Services, Rochester, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide low-income, underserved children in Southeastern Minnesota with access to quality comprehensive dental care.

Community and Economic Development Associates, Chatfield, MN, $144,000. For general operations and to acquire technology to support community and economic development in rural communities.

The Diversity Council, Rochester, MN, $10,000. For general operations to advance inclusion of minorities in designing shared spaces and systems in Olmsted County.

Exchange Club Center for Family Unity, Owatonna, MN, $20,000. For general operations to provide parent mentoring programs for families at risk of violence in Steele, Rice, Dodge, Freeborn, and Waseca Counties.

Gift of Life, Inc., Rochester, MN, $90,000. To upgrade technology equipment and systems to support patients during their transplant process.

Laura Baker Services Association, Northfield, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide a spectrum of housing and support services to individuals with developmental disabilities.

Minnesota Children’s Museum, Saint Paul, MN, $50,000. To support a capital campaign in Rochester to renovate a new facility to provide children and families with opportunities to learn through play.

Olmsted County, Rochester, MN, $115,300. To develop and pilot a regional behavior health training system.

Owatonna Healthy Seniors Program, Owatonna, MN, $45,000. For general operations to provide volunteer support services for seniors, 65 and older, in Steele County to keep them living well at home.

Owatonna Soccer Association, Owatonna, MN, $40,000. To increase the number of soccer fields in Owatonna in response to a growing community involvement in soccer, especially among diverse populations.

Project FINE, Inc., Winona, MN, $50,000. For general operations to support immigration services and programs in Southeastern Minnesota.

Steele County Clothesline, Inc., Owatonna, MN, $40,000. For general operations to provide clothes and household items to low-income residents of Steele County.

Steele County Food Shelf Inc., Owatonna, MN, $35,000. For general operations to address food insecurity for families in Steele County.

United Way of Steele County, Owatonna, MN, $100,000. For technology upgrades and to increase organizational capacity to enhance fund development.

Wisconsin

ABC for Rural Health, Inc., Balsam Lake, WI, $50,000. For general operations to support Wisconsin families obtain, keep, and use public and private health care coverage.

Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians, Odanah, WI, $100,000. For capital support of a new Head Start facility to serve tribal youth.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the 7 Rivers Region, La Crosse, WI, $40,000. For general operations to support mentoring programs for at-risk youth in southeastern Wisconsin and southwestern Minnesota.

Colfax Community Fire Department, Colfax, WI, $25,000. To assist the fire department in purchasing equipment to improve response efficiency.

Community Referral Agency, Inc., Milltown, WI, $40,000. For general operations to offer shelter and support services for survivors of family violence and sexual assault in Polk, Burnett, and Barron Counties of Wisconsin.

Foundations Health & Wholeness Inc., Green Bay, WI, $25,000. To support a program that embeds mental health therapists in homeless shelters and other social service organizations.

Hospital Sisters of St. Francis Foundation, Inc., Springfield, IL, $100,000. To support development of a hybrid operating suite to advance the treatment of vascular and related diseases at its facility in Eau Claire.

Hudson Hospital Foundation, Hudson, WI, $75,000. To support the expansion of the Hudson Hospital Emergency Center.

La Crosse Area Family YMCA, La Crosse, WI, $75,000. For general operations to support programs and activities to strengthen the mind, body and overall well-being of the community.

La Crosse Area Veterans Mentor Program, Inc., La Crosse, WI, $20,000. For general operations to support peer-to-peer mentoring and a support network of services to at-risk veterans.

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College, Hayward, WI, $30,000. To provide micro-grants to assist students with emergency expenses that might threaten their ability to be successful in college.

North Country Independent Living, Inc., Superior, WI, $50,000. For general operations during a transitional period for the organization, which assists people with disabilities to live independently.

The Parenting Place, Inc., La Crosse, WI, $82,000. To provide supports and services that will reduce reports of suspected child abuse or neglect to county child protective services.

St. Croix Valley Restorative Services, Inc., River Falls, WI, $15,000. For general operations to provide restorative services in St. Croix Valley and Pierce counties.

St. Joseph’s Memorial Foundation, Inc., Hillsboro, WI, $100,000. For capital support of a new critical access hospital to better serve a medically under-served area.

United Way of Dunn County, Menomonie, WI, $30,000. To provide basic needs and resources to individuals with low incomes or who are facing crisis situations.

Westfields Hospital Foundation, Inc., New Richmond, WI, $40,000. To provide grief support and resiliency training to youth and staff in the New Richmond School District.

Minnesota Statewide

Ann Bancroft Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, $45,000. For general operations to empower Minnesota girls through grants and mentoring programs.

Arc Minnesota, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $60,000. For general operations to provide services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Children’s Defense Fund – Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, $120,000. For support and expansion of the Economic Stability Indicator and Bridge to Benefits, which provide tools to help families access work support and financial assistance programs.

Foundation of the Minnesota Medical Association, Minneapolis, MN, $40,000. To utilize an existing network of physician volunteers to address existing and emerging health care disparities among Minnesota’s at-risk populations.

Fraser Community Services, Minneapolis, MN, $37,500. To expand in Greater Minnesota a 12-week parent coaching service via telehealth for young children (aged birth to 48 months) who display signs of autism spectrum disorder.

Indian Child Welfare Law Center, Minneapolis, MN, $35,000. To provide culturally relevant direct legal services and systematic advocacy for Indian families affected by county and tribal child protection systems in northern Minnesota.

Kindred Family Focus, Plymouth, MN, $100,000. To increase recruitment and licensing of new foster and adoptive homes in Minnesota.

MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis, MN, $100,000. To expand and enhance music education opportunities for rural pre-K through 12th grade students via innovative and cost-effective live online learning experiences.

Minnesota CIT Officers Association, Inc., Woodbury, MN, $70,000. For general operations to train first responders to safely and compassionately de-escalate crisis situations when encountering people living with mental illness.

Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $70,000. For general operations to improve policy, increase public awareness, and build the capacity of organizations that work directly with victims of domestic violence.

Minnesota Community Health Worker Alliance, Saint Paul, MN, $20,000. For general operations to improve health equity and optimal health outcomes.

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $160,000. For support of the regional chapters, which provide information, training, advocacy, and services to nonprofit organizations in Greater Minnesota.

PCs for People, Saint Paul, MN, $75,000. For general operations to provide low-cost computers, affordable internet service, and digital literacy programs for low-income individuals and nonprofit organizations.

University of Minnesota Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, $490,000. To provide social work graduate students with interprofessional training in behavioral health so that they can address the mental health and substance use needs of children, adolescents, adults, and families residing in underserved communities in Minnesota.

North Dakota Statewide

American Indian Business Alliance, Bismarck, ND, $25,000. To provide technical assistance and capacity building to North Dakota’s five Native Nations.

Children’s Advocacy Centers of North Dakota, Bismarck, ND, $60,000. For general operations to provide statewide program services and support to local children’s advocacy centers through training, technical assistance, and outreach.