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Otto Bremer Trust awards 184 grants totaling record $15.6 million

SAINT PAUL, February 10, 2022 — The Otto Bremer Trust has awarded $15,643,960 in grants and program-related investments (PRIs) as part of its most recent grantmaking cycle.

“Even with a strong economy and signs that the worst of the pandemic may be behind us, countless citizens in our four-state region are still struggling and need support,” said Brian Lipschultz, Co-CEO and Trustee, OBT. “We continue, day in and day out, to serve as a resource for these extraordinary nonprofits that are on the front lines, giving people an opportunity to lead better lives.”

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. Created in 1944 by Otto Bremer, it is today one of the nation’s largest philanthropic organizations and is committed to supporting a better quality of life for residents of Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. OBT is the majority owner of Bremer Financial Corporation, a regional financial services company; manages a diversified investment portfolio; and operates Community Benefit Financial Company, a financial resources subsidiary. Since its founding, OBT has invested more than $908 million in people, places, and opportunities in the Upper Midwest.

A complete list of grants and program-related investments by region and state is included below.

Greater North Dakota

31:8 Project, Bismarck, ND, $50,000. For general operations to educate, train, and build human-trafficking awareness throughout North Dakota.

AID, Inc., Mandan, ND, $70,000. For general operations to provide financial assistance to low-income working individuals and families.

Children’s Advocacy Centers of North Dakota, Bismarck, ND, $60,000. For general operations to support state and local children’s advocacy centers through training, organizational development, and leadership, and to increase access to children/families affected by physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect.

Enhancing & Strengthening North Dakota Nonprofits & Communities, Minot, ND, $85,000. For general operations to provide technical assistance and support to nonprofits and rural communities.

Foundation for Agricultural and Rural Resources Management and Sustainability, Tuttle, ND, $48,000. For general operations to grow sustainable agricultural enterprises, strengthen local food systems, and create thriving North Dakotan communities.

Full STEAM Ahead, Minot, ND, $35,000. For general operations to support youth development/educational activities in the Minot, North Dakota, area.

Legal Services of North Dakota, Bismarck, ND, $146,000. For general operations to provide civil legal services and lead a medical-legal collaboration in North Dakota.

Minot Area Men’s Winter Refuge, Minot, ND, $60,000. For general operations to provide emergency shelter, basic needs, and employment support for homeless individuals in the greater Minot region of North Dakota.

Missouri Valley Coalition for Homeless People, Inc., Bismarck, ND, $59,000. For general operations to strengthen community partners committed to supporting those at risk of or experiencing homelessness in central North Dakota.

Mountain Plains Youth Services, Bismarck, ND, $135,000. For general operations to support homeless, runaway, trafficked, and at-risk youth and young adults throughout North Dakota.

North Dakota Department of Health, Bismarck, ND, $150,000. To support physician recruitment and retention in rural, medically underserved communities.

Turtle Mountain Mikinaak Ode Shelter, Dunseith, ND, $20,000. To provide emergency shelter and supportive services to homeless families and individuals.

Red River Valley

Community of Care, Arthur, ND, $50,000. For general operations to enhance the quality of life for and help older adults age in place in rural Cass County, North Dakota.

East Grand Forks Food Shelf, East Grand Forks, MN, $22,500. For general operations to provide food and basic needs supports in East Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Evolve ND, Grand Forks, ND, $20,000. For general operations to increase market access for entrepreneurs.

F5 Project, Fargo, ND, $80,000. For general operations to provide temporary housing and community-based behavioral health services for ex-offenders.

Fraser, Ltd., Fargo, ND, $125,000. To provide transitional housing, mental health services, and wrap-around supports to homeless youth in Fargo, North Dakota.

Global Friends Coalition, Grand Forks, ND, $50,000. For general operations to foster refugee integration in the Greater Grand Forks community.

Hope Evangelical Covenant Church, Grand Forks, ND, $45,000. For general operations to expand operational capacity, improve food access to meet basic needs, and expand weekend meals for area youth.

Impact Foundation, Fargo, ND, $72,000. For general operations to build the capacity of nonprofits across North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.

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

L.I.S.T.E.N. (Love is Sharing The Exceptional Need), Grand Forks, ND, $70,000. For general operations to provide programs and services for individuals living with and without disabilities in the Grand Forks area.

Prairie Public Broadcasting, Inc., Fargo, ND, $25,050. Prairie Public Broadcasting provides quality radio, television, and public media services that educate, involve, and inspire the people of the prairie region.

Spectra Health, Grand Forks, ND, $150,000. To expand access to vision services to underserved individuals in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

United Way of Cass-Clay, Inc., Fargo, ND, $100,000. For general operations to help low-income families and vulnerable individuals access stable housing, living-wage employment, and affordable childcare.

West Fargo Public Library, West Fargo, ND, $18,000. To provide summer literacy programming for under-resourced youth in West Fargo, North Dakota.

Northern Minnesota

Advocates Against Domestic Abuse dba HOPE (Healing Opportunity Provided Equally), Aitkin, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide direct services, education, and advocacy to individuals and their children who are experiencing domestic violence in north-central Minnesota.

Advocates for Family Peace, Grand Rapids, MN, $30,000. For general operations to provide holistic support to families and individuals impacted by domestic violence in Itasca and northern St. Louis Counties.

Aitkin County Habitat for Humanity, Aitkin, MN, $10,000. For general operations to conduct repairs for low-income households and build new affordable housing.

Damiano Of Duluth, Inc., Duluth, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide basic needs, meals, and essential services to individuals and families in need.

Evergreen Youth & Family Services, Inc., Bemidji, MN, $125,000. For general operations to provide comprehensive services and housing support to youth facing housing instability in northern Minnesota.

Family Advocacy Center of Northern Minnesota, Bemidji, MN, $90,000. For general operations to provide pediatric, adolescent, and adult forensic examinations and advocacy services in northern Minnesota.

Koochiching Aging Options, International Falls, MN, $40,000. For general operations to provide services to older adults of Koochiching County.

Manidoo Ogitigaan, Bemidji, MN, $25,000. For general operations to support health, wellness, and basic needs for community members of Red Lake Nation and the surrounding region.

One Roof Community Housing, Duluth, MN, $80,000. For general operations to create, ensure, and provide access to affordable housing and homeownership for low-income households in northeastern Minnesota.

Central Minnesota

Anishinabe Legal Services, Cass Lake, MN, $80,000. For general operations to provide free civil legal services and education to low-income members of the Leech Lake, White Earth, and Red Lake Reservation communities.

Avivo, Minneapolis, MN, $75,000. To help underserved populations build skills to succeed in postsecondary education, secure employment, and increase their earning potential.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota, St. Cloud, MN, $65,000. For general operations to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships.

Bridges of Hope, Brainerd, MN, $40,000. For general operations to provide basic needs and wraparound support to low-income residents in Crow Wing County, Minnesota.

CentraCare Health System, Saint Cloud, MN, $60,000. To provide health and healing services to child victims of abuse served by the Central Minnesota Child Advocacy Center.

Central Minnesota Housing Partnership, Inc., Saint Cloud, MN, $50,000. For general operations to develop, own, and operate affordable housing for low- and moderate-income households in central Minnesota.

Community Aid of Elk River, Elk River, MN, $20,000. For general operations to provide food and basic needs for individuals and families living in Elk River and surrounding areas.

Goodwill Industries, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $95,000. To provide workforce development services and programs to improve family financial outcomes and self-sufficiency in central Minnesota.

Tri-County Action Program, Inc., Waite Park, MN, $55,000. To provide affordable personal transportation solutions and financial education to low-income families.

Twin Cities Metropolitan Area

826 MSP, Minneapolis, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide out-of-school time academic support, writing enrichment, and summer youth development opportunities in the Twin Cities.

Achieve Services, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $20,000. For general operations to provide day services and employment support for adults with disabilities.

African Community Services in Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, $40,000. For general operations to provide employment assistance and social services to African refugees and immigrants.

African Economic Development Solutions, Saint Paul, MN, $50,000. For general operations to help create wealth within African immigrant communities.

American Indian OIC, Minneapolis, MN, $100,000. For general operations to provide individualized education, training, and employment services to American Indians and other BIPOC individuals.

Ann Bancroft Foundation, Saint Paul, MN, $50,000. For general operations to support young women and girls through mentorship and leadership development.

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

Ascension Place dba Haven Housing, Minneapolis, MN, $60,000. For general operations to provide emergency and supportive services for homeless women and their families in Minneapolis.

Asian Women United of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, $65,000. For general operations to support shelter and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence, primarily from the Asian immigrant and refugee community.

Assistance League of Minneapolis St. Paul, Minneapolis, MN, $10,000. To provide school uniforms, winter clothes, and supplies for low-income students in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Richfield.

Basic Needs Inc. of South Washington County, Saint Paul Park, MN, $25,000. For general operations to provide basic needs to low-income families and individuals in southern Washington County.

Battered Women’s Legal Advocacy Project dba Standpoint, Saint Paul, MN, $75,000. For general operations to provide legal services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and to strengthen the capacity of local advocates and service providers.

Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, Saint Paul, MN, $2,000,000. To support the collaborative’s dedication to its vision that all people have a home.

Blindness-Learning In New Dimensions, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $20,000. For general operations to provide skills training programs that lead to increased independence and improved quality of life for blind people of all ages.

The BrandLab, Minneapolis, MN, $20,000. To provide training and internship opportunities for diverse and low-income youth to explore marketing and advertising careers in the Twin Cities.

Camp Fire Minnesota, Excelsior, MN, $70,000. To build youth leaders through nature-based out-of-school time programs for metro area youth.

Citizens League, Saint Paul, MN, $30,000. To provide college students of color paid internships with organizations that foster civic engagement.

Community Partners with Youth, New Brighton, MN, $40,000. For general operations to provide after-school and summer programming to low-income students in north suburban Ramsey County.

Courage Kenny Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, $30,000. To provide holistic, individualized vocational support for people with disabilities or chronic health conditions to increase of self-sufficiency and economic independence.

East African Healing Services, Minneapolis, MN, $40,000. For general operations and capacity building to provide culturally appropriate mental health and chemical dependency services to refugees and immigrants.

Ed Allies, Minneapolis, MN, $10,000. To provide educational workshops and resources for students and families to gain leadership skills to improve learning outcomes and school climate.

Episcopal Homes Foundation of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, $75,000. To provide care and services to seniors who wish to maintain independence and who have limited financial resources to access traditional home care services.

Family Housing Fund, Minneapolis, MN, $60,000. To improve housing stability for renters throughout the Twin Cities region using a comprehensive eviction prevention strategy.

Friends of the Hennepin County Library, Minneapolis, MN, $35,000. To expand youth academic support and outreach to seniors and vulnerable populations in under-resourced neighborhoods.

The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, Saint Paul, MN, $50,000. To support Sprockets, which provides training and resources for youth-serving organizations in St. Paul to improve their programming.

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund, Saint Paul, MN, $2,000,000. To leverage capital to produce and preserve affordable housing, while building and providing access to financing for developers of color.

Groves Academy, Saint Louis Park, MN, $50,000. To support student literacy by third grade through teacher training and reading assistance to low-income students in Twin Cities elementary schools.

Hamm Memorial Psychiatric Clinic, Saint Paul, MN, $160,000. For capital support for relocation and general operations to provide culturally responsive mental health services to the most vulnerable and train the next generation of mental health professionals.

Hmong Cultural Center of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, $45,000. To support the Adult Basic Education programs.

Holy Rosary Church and School, Minneapolis, MN, $20,000. For general operations to provide educational opportunities and human service programs for immigrant and refugee families.

HOPE 4 Youth, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $55,000. For general operations to provide transitional housing, drop-in, and supportive services for youth experiencing homelessness in the northwestern suburbs of the Twin Cities.

The HousingLink, Minneapolis, MN, $75,000. To expand the Beyond Backgrounds program across the state so that people with housing barriers can find affordable, safe, and healthy housing.

Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul, Saint Paul, MN, $75,000. For general operations to provide family shelter, basic needs, employment programming, youth development, legal assistance, and wraparound services to low-income families and individuals in St. Paul.

International Institute of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, $65,000. To provide comprehensive housing services for newly-arrived refugees as they resettle in the Twin Cities community.

Jewish Family Service of Saint Paul, Saint Paul, MN, $110,000. For general operations to strengthen social service programs focused on economic stability, mental health, and self-reliance for seniors and low-income individuals.

Kwanzaa Community Church, Minneapolis, MN, $40,000. To expand a safe drop-in space for survivors of traumatic experiences and out-of-school programming for youth to build healthy relationships and community connectedness in north Minneapolis.

Lake Street Council, Minneapolis, MN, $40,000. For general operations to support the long-term success of small, BIPOC-led businesses along Minneapolis’s Lake Street corridor.

Legal Rights Center, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $85,000. For general operations to provide a range of community-based programs addressing the disparate criminalization of communities of color and indigenous communities.

Mental Health Resources, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $40,000. For general operations to provide support and drop-in services to people with serious and persistent mental illness.

Minnesota Elder Justice Center, Saint Paul, MN, $60,000. For general operations to provide services that prevent and alleviate abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation of older and vulnerable adults across Minnesota.

Minnesota Housing Partnership, Saint Paul, MN, $90,000. For general operations to build development capacity, improve systems, and increase investment in affordable housing projects; and for the new Emerging Developer Initiative in northwestern Minnesota.

Minnesota Recovery Connection, Saint Paul, MN, $50,000. For general operations to help individuals and families achieve and sustain long-term recovery from Substance Use Disorder through Peer Recovery Support.

MORE, Saint Paul, MN, $45,000. For general operations to provide refugees and immigrants with education and social services.

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

Neighbors, Inc., South Saint Paul, MN, $90,000. For general operations to provide hunger relief, clothing and household item vouchers, and individual support services to help stabilize families and seniors with low incomes in northern Dakota County.

NeighborWorks Home Partners, Saint Paul, MN, $65,000. For general operations to increase homeownership opportunities and provide additional support for current homeowners.

Nexus Community Partners, Saint Paul, MN, $90,000. For general operations to advance racial and economic equity in the Twin Cities region through community engagement, leadership development, and community wealth building.

Normandale Housing Corporation, Minneapolis, MN, $30,000. For general operations to strengthen and expand transitional and supportive housing for individuals and families who are homeless.

Northeast Youth and Family Services, Saint Paul, MN, $55,000. For general operations to provide sliding-scale, low-barrier mental health and youth services in the northeast metro.

Open Arms of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, $330,000. For general operations and capital support to decrease food insecurity among vulnerable low-income individuals living with serious illness.

Page Education Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, $115,000. For general operations to support students of color attending postsecondary institutions in Minnesota.

PCs for People, Saint Paul, MN, $80,000. For general operations to provide families with refurbished computers, internet service, and digital literacy education and resources.

Peace House Community, Minneapolis, MN, $10,000. For general operations to provide a safe community space for homeless and disenfranchised adults in Minneapolis.

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.

People Serving People Charities, Minneapolis, MN, $70,000. For general operations to provide a comprehensive approach to alleviating and preventing family homelessness.

Perspectives, Inc., Saint Louis Park, MN, $80,000. For general operations to provide supportive housing, intensive wraparound support, and early childhood and youth development programs for families experiencing homelessness in the western Twin Cities metro.

Phyllis Wheatley Community Center, Minneapolis, MN, $75,000. For general operations to provide programs for early childhood development, youth development, employment, and wellness to low-income families in north Minneapolis.

PRG, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $45,000. For general operations to provide homeownership advice, education, and opportunities.

Project Pathfinder, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $75,000. For general operations to provide holistic clinical treatment to reduce recidivism of offenders and prevent sexual violence.

Project Success-Students Undertaking Creative Control, Minneapolis, MN, $65,000. For general operations to provide access to innovative learning opportunities for Minneapolis high school students.

Propel Nonprofits, Minneapolis, MN, $60,000. To support Bridgemakers, a career, entrepreneur, and leadership program for under-resourced youth in the Twin Cities.

Propel Nonprofits, Minneapolis, MN, $50,000. To support work to develop effective leaders who reflect the community and contribute to the multicultural community in the east Twin Cities Metro.

ReConnectRondo, Inc, Saint Paul, MN, $10,000. For general operations to build cross-sector collaboration and partnership to increase social, cultural, and economic opportunities in the Rondo community.

Regions Hospital Foundation, Saint Paul, MN, $1,000,000. To support the expansion of emergency and mental health care to meet the urgent community needs.

Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment (RISE), Minneapolis, MN, $10,000. For general operations to support mental health as well as financial, spiritual, and social wellness to amplify the voice and power of Muslim women.

The Saint Paul Foundation, Saint Paul, MN, $40,000. To support community wealth building on the east side of Saint Paul.

St. Paul Urban Tennis Program, Saint Paul, MN, $30,000. For general operations to equip youth living on the east side of St. Paul with life, leadership, and job skills to achieve success in school and the workplace.

City of Saint Paul, Saint Paul, MN, $50,000. To expand career-readiness training and internship experiences for youth in St. Paul.

Senior Community Services, Hopkins, MN, $30,000. To innovate and deliver technology support services to enhance digital connection for older adults and their caregivers.

Southern Valley Alliance, Belle Plaine, MN, $75,000. For general operations to provide advocacy and holistic support to survivors of domestic violence and their families in Scott and Carver Counties.

Special Olympics Minnesota, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide preventative health care and wellness education to individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Stepping Stone Emergency Housing, Anoka, MN, $70,000. For general operations to provide emergency shelter and critical support services for adults experiencing homelessness.

Voyageur Outward Bound School, Saint Paul, MN, $60,000. To support low-income Twin Cities youth as they grow their strength of character, leadership abilities, and social-emotional development.

Way to Grow, Minneapolis, MN, $80,000. To provide intensive, high-quality home visiting services to isolated, high-needs families in Minneapolis, Brooklyn Park, and Brooklyn Center.

Women of Nations, Saint Paul, MN, $40,000. For general operations to provide support services to women and children fleeing from domestic and/or sexual violence.

Southern Minnesota

Bear Creek Services, Rochester, MN, $75,000. For general operations to increase independence and maximize potential for people with developmental disabilities or traumatic brain injury.

Bluff Country Family Resources, Inc., Hokah, MN, $20,000. For general operations to provide support services and increase opportunities for victim survivors fleeing domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.

Boy Scouts of America, Rochester, MN, $45,000. For general operations to provide scouting and youth development programming and experiences in southeastern Minnesota.

Community and Economic Development Associates, Chatfield, MN, $145,000. For general operations to provide community capacity building for economic regeneration, revitalization, and economic sustainability of rural communities.

Elder Network, Rochester, MN, $65,550. For general operations to provide care, support and connection for seniors and their caregivers in Olmsted and Winona Counties.

Hispanic Outreach of Goodhue County, Red Wing, MN, $45,000. For general operations to provide and expand social services and youth support programming for Hispanic residents in Goodhue County and surrounding communities.

La Crescent Area Healthy Community Partnership, La Crescent, MN, $45,000. To provide services and support to elderly and disabled people to enable them to live independently at home in Houston County, Minnesota.

Leisure Education for Exceptional People, Inc. (LEEP), Mankato, MN, $60,000. For general operations to provide education, recreation, and social engagement opportunities for people with disabilities in the Greater Mankato Area.

Mankato Rehabilitation Center, Inc., Mankato, MN, $100,000. To provide day services for individuals with disabilities to engage in their communities.

Mid-Minnesota Legal Assistance, Minneapolis, MN, $75,000. To provide legal assistance that supports self-sufficiency for low-income immigrants and refugees in west-central Minnesota.

Owatonna Healthy Seniors Program, Owatonna, MN, $45,000. For general operations to provide support services to enable seniors to live safely at home in Steele County.

Project FINE, Inc., Winona, MN, $55,000. For general operations to provide services, educational programs, and assistance for New Americans.

Project GEM, Pemberton, MN, $11,000. For general operations to provide education and skill development services for low-income and disadvantaged youth in the Mankato area.

Rachel’s Light, Owatonna, MN, $25,000. For general operations to provide supportive services and safe housing for women and children who are homeless.

Southeast Service Cooperative, Rochester, MN, $40,000. To engage students in meaningful opportunities to explore careers and develop a workforce talent pipeline in southeastern Minnesota.

YWCA of Mankato, Mankato, MN, $80,000. For general operations to empower women and eliminate racism in Mankato.

Minnesota Statewide

Candid, New York, NY, $10,000. For membership renewal to promote philanthropy in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, and Wisconsin communities by providing free local access to resources to help make positive change.

Council on Foundations, Philadelphia, PA, $25,000. For annual membership to strengthen, expand and enhance the vitality of our communities.

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund, Saint Paul, MN, $100,000. To prevent displacement of low-income families and to support small landlords of Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing (NOAH) in Minnesota.

Land Stewardship Project, Minneapolis, MN, $75,000. To strengthen rural economies by increasing ability to transfer land to beginning farmers and fostering alternative land transitions.

Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, $50,000. For general operations to elevate the capacity of programs, systems, and policies to strengthen youth-mentoring relationships in Minnesota and the region.

Minnesota Council on Foundations, Minneapolis, MN, $45,000. For annual membership and support of this regional association of grantmakers.

Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless, Minneapolis, MN, $75,000. For general operations to increase the capacity of basic needs agencies to address homelessness and food insecurity in Greater Minnesota.

St. David’s Center, Minnetonka, MN, $22,500. To increase capacity and promote best practices for high-quality early childhood home visiting programs across Minnesota.

The Salvation Army, Northern Division, Saint Paul, MN, $425,000. To support the Pathway of Hope initiative and Emergency Social Services throughout the corps in Minnesota and North Dakota to provide basic needs and increase stability.

Western Montana

Western Montana Mental Health Center, Missoula, MT, $35,000. To provide afterschool mentoring and skill-building opportunities for youth in Missoula, Montana.

Flathead Food Bank, Inc., Kalispell, MT, $35,000. For general operations to increase access to health nutritious food and to eliminate hunger in western Montana.

Helena Food Share, Inc., Helena, MT, $40,000. For general operations to provide food and eliminate hunger in the greater Helena area.

Lake County Community Housing, Ronan, MT, $18,000. For general operations to offer safe, accessible, and secure housing to individuals in western Montana who are elderly, of low income, or have a disability.

North Valley Food Bank, Whitefish, MT, $75,000. For general operations to close the hunger gap and support facility expansion in western Montana.

Region IV Family Outreach, Inc., Helena, MT, $39,000. To improve facilities to empower and support integration into the community for individuals with disabilities and their families in southwest Montana.

SAFE Harbor, Inc., Ronan, MT, $35,000. For general operations to provide services for victims of violence in northwest Montana.

Stevensville Sharing Tree, Stevensville, MT, $5,000. For general operations to provide winter clothing, bedding, and other basic need items to children in southwest Montana.

Union Gospel Mission of Missoula dba Hope Rescue Mission, Missoula, MT, $25,000. To provide short-term basic needs assistance and emergency shelter for people at risk of or currently experiencing homelessness in Missoula, Montana.

Central Montana

Boys & Girls Club of Lewistown, Lewistown, MT, $60,000. For general operations to provide out-of-school time programs and development opportunities for at-risk youth.

Hopa Mountain, Inc., Bozeman, MT, $50,000. For general operations to increase the organizational effectiveness of Native-led nonprofits to advance the health and well-being of rural and tribal communities, support scholars, and improve early childhood learning.

Eastern Montana

Big Brothers Big Sisters Yellowstone County, Billings, MT, $36,000. For general operations provide one-on-one mentorship for youth.

Family Support Network, Billings, MT, $40,000. To replace a vehicle fleet to provide transportation for children and clients who participate in supervised visitation.

Montana Statewide

Montana Cooperative Development Center, Great Falls, MT, $50,000. For general operations to provide support and technical assistance to promote and develop cooperatives to meet the economic and community needs of rural Montana.

Trust Montana, Incorporated, Missoula, MT, $50,000. For general operations to increase the availability of permanently affordable homes, farms, and other land-based assets in Montana.

Northwest Wisconsin

Center Against Sexual and Domestic Abuse, Inc., Superior, WI, $36,425. To support the provision of legal services in Douglas, Bayfield, and Ashland Counties to low-income individuals and families victimized by domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or child abuse.

CORE Community Resources, Inc., Bayfield, WI, $55,000. For general operations to improve the quality of life for seniors and reduce hunger for all in northern Bayfield County.

Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley, Inc., Baldwin, WI, $85,000. For general operations to provide education, resources, and support to families in the St. Croix Valley.

Interfaith Caregivers of Polk County, Inc., St. Croix Falls, WI, $20,000. For general operations to enable Polk County seniors and adults with disabilities to maintain their independence, dignity, and quality of life in their own homes and apartments.

The Lakes Community Health Center dba NorthLakes Community Clinic, Iron River, WI, $140,000. To increase access to dental and behavioral healthcare in northern Wisconsin by expanding a clinic in Turtle Lake.

Legacy Community Center, Inc., Chippewa Falls, WI, $15,000. For general operations to provide free basic needs programs and referral services to the residents of Chippewa County.

Restorative Justice of Northwest Wisconsin, Inc., Siren, WI, $30,000. For general operations to connect individuals, strengthen relationships, and build safe communities through the use of restorative justice principles.

The Salvation Army, New Richmond, WI, $75,000. For general operations to serve homeless individuals and families in St. Croix, Burnett, and Polk Counties.

St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity, Hudson, WI, $30,000. For general operations to increase access to safe, affordable housing in western Wisconsin.

North-Central Wisconsin

Boys and Girls Club of Portage County, Inc., Stevens Point, WI, $75,000. For general operations to support out-of-school time programs, meals, and services for youth in Portage County, Wisconsin.

CAP Services, Inc., Stevens Point, WI, $40,000. To promote the educational success of Hmong children and parents through family literacy, parent engagement, and intergenerational learning.

Northeast Wisconsin

Boys & Girls Club of Green Bay, Inc., Green Bay, WI, $50,000. For general operations to provide youth development programming in the Green Bay area.

Boys and Girls Club of Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI, $50,000. For general operations to provide youth development programming to the Oshkosh area.

Fox Valley Memory Project, Inc., Menasha, WI, $20,000. For general operations to provide support services to people living with dementia and their caregivers.

Volunteer Center of East Central Wisconsin, Inc. dba Volunteer Fox Cities, Appleton, WI, $10,000. For general operations to connect volunteers with local organizations to increase community engagement and involvement.

Oshkosh Community YMCA, Oshkosh, WI, $40,000. For general operations to support programs, activities, and services to promote healthy living and youth development.

Southwest Wisconsin

Family Service Madison, Inc., Madison, WI, $75,000. For general operations to provide behavioral health services for people experiencing traumatic situations, domestic violence, neglect, abuse, and resulting mental health issues.

Madison Area Food Pantry Gardens, Inc, Madison, WI, $25,000. For general operations to cultivate and distribute fresh produce to local food shelves and pantries free of cost, increasing food security in Dane County.

Young Mens Christian Association of Dane County, Inc., Madison, WI, $15,000. For general operations to provide healthy living and youth development programs in the Dane County area.

Southeast Wisconsin

Family Promise of Waukesha County, Inc., Waukesha, WI, $30,000. For general operations to shelter and support families experiencing or at-risk of homelessness.

Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County, Inc., Waukesha, WI, $64,935. For general operations to provide affordable homeownership housing in Waukesha County.

Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity, Milwaukee, WI, $100,000. For general operations to construct new homes and to provide critical repairs to preserve housing in underserved communities.

Northwest Side Community Development Corporation, Milwaukee, WI, $50,000. For general operations to provide technical assistance to small businesses and promote community connectedness to improve economic development.

Project Concern Of Cudahy-St Francis Inc, Cudahy, WI, $15,000. For general operations to provide basic needs for low-income families.

Young Men’s Christian Association of Metropolitan Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, $40,000. To provide afterschool programming and activities for youth in the Milwaukee area.

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