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Otto Bremer Trust awards 186 grants totaling $14.6 million
ST. PAUL, August 11, 2022 — The Otto Bremer Trust has awarded $14,684,680 in grants and program-related investments as part of its most recent grantmaking cycle.
“Our commitment to people and organizations across the region is reflected in the variety of investments OBT made in this latest grantmaking round,” said Charlotte S. Johnson, co-CEO and trustee.
The Otto Bremer Trust is a private charitable trust based in St. Paul, Minn. Created in 1944 by Otto Bremer, it is 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. Since its founding, OBT has invested nearly $1 billion in people, places, and opportunities in its region.
A complete list of grants and program-related investments by region and state is included below.
North Dakota Statewide
SADD Students Against Driving Drunk, Inc., Washington, DC, $25,000. To support student mental health through peer-to-peer intervention, support, training, and suicide prevention programs.
Greater North Dakota
Bismarck Global Neighbors, Bismarck, ND, $10,000. For general operations to support basic needs, promote positive civic and social engagement, support vocational development, and foster refugee and New American integration in Bismarck, North Dakota.
Dakota Prairie Community Action Agency, Inc., Devils Lake, ND, $52,248. For capital support to renovate the DPCAA building to better serve low-income individuals and families and those facing unexpected economic crises in Devils Lake, North Dakota.
Welcome House, Inc., Bismarck, ND, $75,000. For general operations to provide housing, basic necessities, case management, and supportive services to homeless families in Bismarck, North Dakota.
Red River Valley
Centre, Inc., Fargo, ND, $4,973. To provide rehabilitative services to individuals to achieve social reintegration.
High Plains Fair Housing Center, Inc., Grand Forks, ND, $45,000. For general operations to provide comprehensive fair housing education, outreach, advocacy support, and enforcement to ensure equal housing opportunities in North Dakota.
Jeremiah Program, Minneapolis, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide housing and support single mothers experiencing poverty in the Red River Valley.
Lakes & Prairies Community Action Partnership, Inc., Moorhead, MN, $80,000. To elminate poverty by empowering families and engaging communities.
Northlands Rescue Mission, Grand Forks, ND, $60,000. For general operations to provide emergency shelter for men, women, and families experiencing homelessness.
Rebuilding Together Fargo-Moorhead Area, Fargo, ND, $40,000. For general operations to renovate and repair homes for individuals with disabilities, aging seniors, military veterans, and those who are experiencing financial difficulties.
Richland Wilkin Emergency Food Pantry, Inc., Wahpeton, ND, $60,000. To provide an emergency food supply to those in need in Richland County, North Dakota, and Wilkin County, Minnesota.
Sanford Medical Center Fargo, Fargo, ND, $45,000. To promote child wellness and prevent child abuse by providing caregivers the knowledge, skills, and strategies necessary to understand their child?s development.
Southeastern North Dakota Community Action Agency, Fargo, ND, $80,000. To empower families through skills training, career placement, and increased income and stability.
Violence Intervention Project, Inc., Thief River Falls, MN, $85,000. For general operations to provide advocacy, shelter/housing, and resources for individuals and families seeking safety from relationship and family violence.
Akeley Regional Community Center, Inc., Akeley, MN, $50,000. To provide safe shelter and wraparound supportive services to survivors of domestic violence in Hubbard, Clearwater, and Cass Counties.
Community Action Duluth, Duluth, MN, $30,000. To provide free, volunteer-powered tax filing assistance to low- to moderate-income people in northeastern Minnesota.
Essentia Health Foundation, Duluth, MN, $225,000. To purchase critical medical equipment to provide critical care for infants and families receiving care at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical and Trauma Center Birthplace in Duluth, Minnesota.
Family Pathways, North Branch, MN, $150,000. For general operations to provide food, domestic violence shelter, sexual assault services, and senior programming to residents in east-central Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Duluth, MN, $50,000. For general operations of the Duluth LISC location to support equitable community and economic development in Duluth.
North St. Louis County Habitat for Humanity, Virginia, MN, $30,000. For general operations to help low-income families build and buy simple, decent, and affordable homes on the Iron Range of Minnesota.
Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank, Duluth, MN, $1,500,000 (program-related investment). To increase capacity for food acquisition and distribution for food insecure families, children and seniors
United Way of Northeastern Minnesota, Chisholm, MN, $45,000. To support the Buddy Backpack program, which provides emergency food provisions to children in northeastern Minnesota.
Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes, Inc., Perham, MN, $80,000. To support the launch of a preschool program.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota, Saint Cloud, MN, $70,000. For general operations to provide programs that promote and enhance youth development.
ConnectAbility of MN, Saint Cloud, MN, $20,000. For general operations to connect people with disabilities and seniors to reliable and safe transportation, chore services, and assistive technology in central and northern Minnesota.
Douglas County Car Care Program, Alexandria, MN, $75,000. For general operations to provide car donations and repairs to low-income residents of west-central Minnesota.
Family Safety Network of Cass County, Walker, MN, $20,000. For general operations to provide advocacy, support, and referral services to domestic violence victims and their families.
Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity, Brainerd, MN, $40,000. For capital support of building equipment.
Lakes Area Interfaith Caregivers dba Interfaith Volunteers, Baxter, MN, $23,000. For general operations to provide transportation and home modification services for low-income seniors and people with disabilities, allowing them to live safely and independently at home.
Pearl Battered Women’s Resource Center, Milaca, MN, $45,000. For general operations to provide safety and supportive services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and their children.
Regents of the University of Minnesota, Morris, MN, $70,000. To support the Center for Small Towns, which works to improve the vitality and resilience of small towns in greater Minnesota.
Rise Incorporated, Minneapolis, MN, $50,000. To support people with mental illness to overcome the barriers they face and successfully re-enter the community after incarceration.
West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Inc., Elbow Lake, MN, $100,000. To provide free taxpayer assistance to low-income, disadvantaged individuals and families in west-central Minnesota.
White Earth Land Recovery Project (WELRP), Callaway, MN, $75,000. For general operations to nurture a vibrant community by addressing food security, building economic development, and fostering health and wellness.
Willmar Public Schools, #347, Willmar, MN, $40,000. To connect low-income and at-risk children and families to resources in the public schools and broader Willmar community.
Twin Cities Metropolitan Area
180 Degrees, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $300,000. For general operations to serve at-risk youth and for capital support to renovate a youth shelter in St. Cloud.
AccessAbility, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $50,000. To support Project Connect, providing workforce training and support for people with barriers to employment and community inclusion.
African Immigrants Community Services, Minneapolis, MN, $30,000. For general operations to provide wrap-around social services to improve employment, housing, and health outcomes for immigrants and refugees.
Ain Dah Yung Center, Saint Paul, MN, $125,000. For general operations to provide culturally responsive supportive housing and wraparound services for homeless Native youth aged 5-24.
AMAZE, Saint Paul, MN, $20,000. For general operations to create and deliver anti-bias programs, training, coaching, and consultation for schools, communities, and organizations.
At Home Group, Inc. dba Small Sums, Saint Paul, MN, $55,000. For general operations to provide the required work clothes, shoes, trade tools, and/or professional licenses to Twin Cities homeless clients who have found jobs.
Avivo, Minneapolis, MN, $65,000. To provide housing and food support for pregnant women and mothers with children while they are in intensive substance use disorder treatment.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities, Saint Paul, MN, $55,000. For general operations to provide out-of-school time programming for children and youth in the Twin Cities metro area.
The Bridge for Youth, Minneapolis, MN, $110,000. For general operations to provide crisis intervention, shelter, and supportive services for youth experiencing homelessness.
Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $60,000. For general operations to support and improve the health and well-being of people in the Summit-University neighborhood of St. Paul.
Change, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $75,000. For general operations to provide community-based education, job training, and mental health services for youth and their families in the Twin Cities.
Children’s Health Care Foundation, Edina, MN, $100,000. To address trauma and re-establish healthy adolescent development for sexually abused and exploited youth in Ramsey and Hennepin Counties.
CLUES, Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio, Saint Paul, MN, $70,000. To advance access to economic opportunities for low-income Latinos and immigrants through culturally responsive, prosperity-building initiatives in Austin and Willmar, Minnesota.
Community Emergency Assistance Programs, Inc., Brooklyn Center, MN, $100,000. For general operations to launch a mobile food program and provide wrap-around basic needs services for low-income households.
Community Thread, Stillwater, MN, $20,000. For general operations to improve the quality of life for senior adults and people with disabilities.
Corner House, Minneapolis, MN, $175,000. For general operations to provide comprehensive abuse response, advocacy, and healing services for child survivors of abuse.
East Side Learning Center, Saint Paul, MN, $55,000. For general operations to provide literacy tutoring for K-3 students and support to families in St. Paul’s east side as they help their children advance their education.
Emma Norton Services, Saint Paul, MN, $325,000. To support Emma Norton Services housing and supportive services to increase stability and self-sufficiency for women, individuals, and families who were formerly homeless and struggle with mental health in the Twin Cities east metro area.
Every Meal, Roseville, MN, $300,000 (program-related investment). To support capital needs, specifically to purchase and retain adequate and well-priced inventory.
Family Values for Life, Saint Paul, MN, $35,000. For general operations to provide support services to stabilize and build strong families in east St. Paul.
Greater Twin Cities United Way, Minneapolis, MN, $50,000. For Generation Next, a collective impact approach to systemic change for equitable outcomes among Twin Cities students from early childhood through post-secondary and into their careers.
Helen Keller International, New York, NY, $25,000. To provide free comprehensive eye health services and prescription glasses for underserved communities in the Twin Cities.
HIRED, Minneapolis, MN, $60,000. For general operations to provide responsive and data- and participant-informed programming to prepare workers for a rapidly changing economy.
Hope Dental Clinic, Saint Paul, MN, $100,000. For general operations to provide free dental care, education, and outreach to low-income and uninsured adults, children, and families.
Hunger Impact Partners, Minneapolis, MN, $65,000. For general operations to leverage four high-impact federal nutrition programs to provide meals to children with food insecurity.
Jeremiah Program, Minneapolis, MN, $40,000. For general operations to provide housing and support single mothers experiencing poverty in Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Jewish Community Action, Saint Paul, MN, $30,000. To provide housing stabilization support, leadership development, and community building for tenants
Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN, $100,000. For general operations to deliver services that increase opportunities, sustain healthy relationships, and provide support.
Keystone Community Services, Saint Paul, MN, $225,000. For general operations to provide basic needs, youth, and senior services for families and to construct a new expanded community food shelf in St. Paul.
Kids-N-Kinship, Inc., Apple Valley, MN, $35,000. For general operations to provide mentor relationships to children and youth in the southern Twin Cities suburbs.
LatinoLEAD, Saint Paul, MN, $30,000. For general operations and capacity building to support Latinx leaders as they create innovative solutions for the collective influence, success, and power of Latinx Minnesotans across sectors and geographic communities.
Launch Ministry, Chaska, MN, $20,000. For general operations to provide a safe space, mentoring, and housing support for young adults in Carver and Scott Counties.
Learning Disabilities Association, Golden Valley, MN, $60,000. To provide early prevention and intervention support for families, schools, and students for greater literacy and math success from preschool through high school in the Twin Cities.
Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health and Well-Being, Fridley, MN, $85,000. For general operations to provide affordable mental health services for families, children, youth, and adults.
The Lift Garage, Minneapolis, MN, $75,000. For general operations to provide low-cost car repairs to low-income individuals in the Twin Cities metro area.
MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis, MN, $75,000. To expand and enhance music education opportunities for pre-K through 12th grade students via innovative and cost-effective live online learning experiences.
Mediation Services for Anoka County, Minneapolis, MN, $30,000. For general operations to provide accessible, affordable mediation and restorative services for residents of Anoka County and neighboring communities.
Mental Health Collective dba Watercourse Counseling Center, Minneapolis, MN, $70,000. For general operations to provide Minneapolis youth and families with community-driven and school-based mental health services.
Minnesota Alliance for Volunteer Advancement, Saint Paul, MN, $60,000. For general operations to build capacity for nonprofits through volunteer service and support.
Minnesota Alliance with Youth, Saint Paul, MN, $85,000. For general operations to support youth and ensure all youth have equitable educational opportunities.
Minnesota Community Healthcare Network, Wayzata, MN, $30,000. For general operations to provide comprehensive treatment and integrated care and promote wellness and recovery.
Minnesota Museum of American Art, Saint Paul, MN, $50,000. For general operationsto provide collaborative, co-created exhibitions and programming for and with St. Paul communities that are underrepresented in art museums.
Montessori Training Center of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, $35,000. To support the Birth to Five program.
Neighborhood Justice Center, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $85,000. For general operations to provide comprehensive, high-quality criminal defense, expungement, and crime prevention education services to low-income community members.
NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $100,000. For general operations to provide integrated health and human services to promote long-term stability for individuals and families in north Minneapolis.
The Open Door, Eagan, MN, $95,000. For general operations to end local hunger in Dakota County through access to healthy food.
Our Saviour’s Community Services, Minneapolis, MN, $55,000. For general operations and capacity building to provide emergency shelter, housing support, adult basic education, English classes, and wraparound support to individuals living in south Minneapolis.
Phoenix Alternatives, Inc., White Bear Lake, MN, $35,000. For general operations to ensure people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities are engaged through employment and arts.
Propel Nonprofits, Minneapolis, MN, $125,000. For general operations for programs and services strengthening nonprofits through sound finance, strategy, and governance.
Reach for Resources, Inc., Minnetonka, MN, $35,000. To provide housing, employment, and individualized support to enable adults with developmental disabilities to live independently in the community.
Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Red Lake, MN, $30,000. To provide senior services and transportation for elderly Red Lake Tribal members in the Twin Cities area.
RELATE, Inc., Minnetonka, MN, $70,000. For general operations to provide free or reduced-fee mental health services for school-, community-, and office-based clients in the western Twin Cities suburbs.
Renewing the Countryside, Minneapolis, MN, $20,000. To support emerging farmers in gaining secure and affordable access to farmland in Minnesota.
ResourceWest, Inc., Hopkins, MN, $55,000. For general operations to provide support services and resources for individuals and families to achieve greater stability.
RS EDEN, Minneapolis, MN, $65,000. To provide affordable supportive housing for individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
Sabathani Community Center, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, $55,000. For general operations to provide food support and to serve as a hub for south Minneapolis nonprofit organizations.
St. Croix Family Resource Center, Stillwater, MN, $60,000. For general operations to provide basic needs and housing support for youth and families experiencing housing instability in Washington County.
St. David’s Center, Minnetonka, MN, $75,000. To improve child and family outcomes by providing accessible, comprehensive mental health services.
St. Marys Health Clinics, Saint Paul, MN, $80,000. For general operations to provide medical care, public health outreach, and health education to Spanish-speaking immigrants who lack access to insurance.
The Sanneh Foundation, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $500,000. For general operations to empower youth and improve community well-being with culturally responsive programs that provide equitable access to opportunities and resources necessary for healthy communities.
Scott-Carver-Dakota CAP Agency, Shakopee, MN, $80,000. To expand mobile food distributions to address food insecurity in Scott and Carver Counties.
Southside Harm Reduction Services, Minneapolis, MN, $70,000. For general operations to support people who use drugs to improve health and safety outcomes and foster community building in the Twin Cities.
Summit Academy OIC, Minneapolis, MN, $200,000. For general operations to offer adult education, training, and career placement for low-income communities of color.
Tree Trust, Saint Paul, MN, $70,000. To provide job readiness training, paid work experience, career navigation, and access to industry-recognized credentialing for people in the Twin Cities.
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $220,000. To preserve and expand affordable housing for families in Dakota County.
Twin Cities Rise!, Minneapolis, MN, $100,000. For general operations to provide job skills training for individuals with barriers to long-term employment and stability.
University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, MN, $25,000. For a journalism incubator program to provide college readiness, writing skills development, and multimedia experiences for underrepresented youth.
Valley Outreach, Stillwater, MN, $65,000. For the general operations to provide food, clothing, and personalized support to move people towards stability in the Stillwater area.
Washburn Center for Children, Minneapolis, MN, $100,000. For general operations to provide mental health services to help children and families thrive in the Twin Cities.
Wayside House, Inc., Saint Louis Park, MN, $65,000. To provide comprehensive recovery services and support for women, children, and families impacted by substance use disorders.
West Side Community Health Services, Inc. dba Minnesota Community Care, Saint Paul, MN, $120,000. For general operations to provide primary health care services to medically underserved communities in the Twin Cities.
Women’s Initiative for Self-Empowerment (WISE), Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $40,000. For general operations to provide youth development programs for immigrant and refugee girls and women to become self-sufficient.
Zion Originated Outreach Ministry, Minneapolis, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide affordable and supportive permanent housing for homeless and low-income families in the Twin Cities.
C.A.R.E. Clinic, Red Wing, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide access to affordable and culturally competent medical, dental, mental health, legal, and social services for underserved individuals and families in Goodhue County.
Children’s Dental Health Services, Rochester, MN, $60,000. For general operations to provide quality comprehensive dental care and education for underserved children in southeastern Minnesota.
Child’s Place, Redwood Falls, MN, $20,000. For general operations to provide advocacy services to support child victims of crime and their caregivers in southwest Minnesota.
Dyslexia Institute of Minnesota Inc., dba The Reading Center, Rochester, MN, $75,000. For general operations to increase the educational outcomes for underserved dyslexic students through testing, tutoring, and teacher training.
Emergency Community Help Organization (ECHO), Mankato, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide food assistance and referrals to individuals experiencing food insecurity in south-central Minnesota.
Engage Winona, Winona, MN, $35,000. For general operations to support the capacity of community leaders through leadership development and community engagement opportunities.
Grace Lutheran Church, Albert Lea, MN, $15,000. To provide supplemental food support for children in Albert Lea, Minnesota.
Greater Mankato Area United Way, Mankato, MN, $35,000. To support healthy development of low-income youth by reducing financial barriers to participate in after-school enrichment activities.
Highland Manor, Inc. dba Oak Hills Living Center, New Ulm, MN, $50,000. To build and renovate a long-term care facility for seniors in Brown County.
Jeremiah Program, Minneapolis, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide housing and support for single mothers to pursue post-secondary education in the Rochester area.
Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center, Inc., Lake Crystal, MN, $30,000. For general operations to improve the health and quality of life for residents through wellness education, fitness, and recreation.
The Landing MN, Inc., Rochester, MN, $50,000. To provide hot meals for people experiencing homelessness in Rochester.
Laura Baker Services Association, Northfield, MN, $50,000. For general operations to provide housing and support services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
Legal Assistance of Olmsted County, Rochester, MN, $55,000. For general operations to improve legal outcomes and stability for families and individuals living in poverty.
Life Work Planning Center Board, Inc., Mankato, MN, $30,000. For general operations to provide family stabilization services and foster essential skills to support women entering the workforce.
Living Earth Center, Mankato, MN, $20,000. For general operations to grow resilient communities by cultivating healthy food and fostering relationships.
Mankato Area Foundation, Mankato, MN, $78,000. For general operations to implement a strategic reorganization for growth and to support the nonprofit sector meet the needs of the Mankato area.
Mankato Public School District 77, Mankato, MN, $87,459. To provide supportive services and supplemental instruction to improve educational outcomes for community college students in Mankato.
Minnesota Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Minneapolis, MN, $65,000. To provide outreach, education, and advocacy to protect the civil liberties of immigrants and refugees in Minnesota.
Mower County Seniors, Inc., Austin, MN, $60,000. For general operations to provide comprehensive, high-quality programs to enhance the well-being of older adults in Mower County.
Northfield Union of Youth, Inc., Northfield, MN, $55,000. For general operations to provide services for youth to access basic needs, housing stability, and mental health support in Northfield.
VINE Faith in Action, Inc., Mankato, MN, $60,000. For general operations to promote the wellbeing of aging adults through services, support, and community engagement.
Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys, Inc., Saint Paul, MN, $195,000. To provide girls in the Twin Cities and southern Minnesota with culturally relevant programs designed to address critical needs.
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, Washington, DC, $14,000. For membership renewal to help grantees achieve meaningful results and promote strategies and practices that contribute to grantee success.
ISAIAH, Saint Paul, MN, $25,000. For general operations to develop multiracial, multi-faith leadership promoting racial and economic justice in greater Minnesota.
Second Harvest Heartland, Inc., Brooklyn Park, MN, $300,000. To reduce food insecurity in underserved communities in Minnesota and North Dakota.
Violence Free Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, $75,000. For general operations of a statewide anchor organization for domestic violence and sexual abuse programs as they address emerging issues in housing and public safety.
Whole Woman’s Advocacy Alliance, Minneapolis, MN, $65,000. For general operations to provide comprehensive reproductive health services and education to women of reproductive age in Minnesota.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Butte Silver Bow, Butte, MT, $20,000. For general operations to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships for youth.
Code Girls United, Kalispell, MT, $30,000. For general operations to provide opportunities for girls in Montana to learn computer science, coding, and business.
Friends of the Children – Montana, Missoula, MT, $40,000. For general operations to support long-term, individualized professional mentor relationships for youth and families in Montana.
Garden City Harvest, Inc., Missoula, MT, $50,000. For general operations to reduce food insecurity through growing and improving access to local, affordable, and nutritious produce.
Greater Missoula Family YMCA, Missoula, MT, $500,000. To support construction and renovation of the YMCA campus to increase child care access, enhance out-of-school programs for youth, and improve health and wellness offerings for all.
Sanders County Community Development Corporation, Thompson Falls, MT, $15,000. For general operations to support economic development through business expansion, technical assistance, workforce training, and regional promotion in western Montana.
Watson Children’s Shelter, Inc., Missoula, MT, $40,000. For general operations to provide safety, nurturing, and stability to children and families through home visiting and emergency shelter.
ASPEN – Abuse Support & Prevention Education Network, Livingston, MT, $45,000. For general operations to provide direct services, emergency shelter, crisis intervention, advocacy, and education to domestic and sexual assault victims and survivors.
Great Falls Clinic Legacy Foundation, Great Falls, MT, $40,000. For general operations to provide free patient housing to rural Montana patients traveling to Great Falls for medical treatments.
Great Falls Development Authority, Inc., Great Falls, MT, $50,000. For general operations for economic development efforts to create economic opportunity and improve quality of life in the 12-county metro, rural, and tribal Great Falls region of north-central Montana.
Reach, Inc., Bozeman, MT, $50,000. For general operations to provide housing, employment, and transportation services for adults with developmental disabilities.
Rural Dynamics, Inc., Great Falls, MT, $50,000. For general operations to support and expand household financial security and economic opportunities in Montana.
Foundation for Community Care of Richland County, Inc., Sidney, MT, $100,000. To renovate and expand a cancer center serving eastern Montana and western North Dakota.
Helping Hands in Hardin, Inc., Hardin, MT, $15,000. For general operations to eradicate hunger in Big Horn County by increasing food access, improving food quality, and providing education.
First Nations Development Institute, Longmont, CO, $75,000. To provide technical assistance and implement community economic improvement strategies to two Native communities in Montana.
Montana Legal Services Association, Helena, MT, $125,000. For general operations to provide civil legal assistance to low-income Montanans.
Montana Nonprofit Association, Helena, MT, $125,000. To provide technical assistance and build capacity for nonprofits in Montana.
The Brick Ministries, Inc., Ashland, WI, $50,000. For general operations to provide short-term assistance to economically disadvantaged individuals in Ashland and Bayfield Counties.
Forward Horizons, Inc., Ashland, WI, $10,000. For general operations to provide supportive services to individuals with developmental disabilities in Ashland and Bayfield Counties.
Hope Village-Tiny Housing Alternatives Inc, Chippewa Falls, WI, $15,000. For general operations to support and guide unsheltered individuals and families of Chippewa County, Wisconsin, to stable housing using a program of sheltering, mentoring, and educating.
Jackson County Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, Inc., Black River Falls, WI, $50,000. For general operations to provide services to help people age in place with independence and grace, and for capital to support the completion of a new service center.
Kinship of Polk County, Inc., Balsam Lake, WI, $30,000. For general operations to provide mentoring relationships for youth in the Polk County area.
Mental Health Task Force of Polk County, Saint Croix Falls, WI, $15,000. For general operations to improve mental health in the community through education and collaborative programming.
North Country Independent Living, Inc., Superior, WI, $30,000. To provide necessary transportation services for individuals with disabilities in northwestern Wisconsin.
Northwest Connection Family Resources, Hayward, WI, $85,000. For general operations to increase availability, affordability, and quality of child care in northwest Wisconsin.
Operation HELP, Inc., Hudson, WI, $250,000. For general operations and a capital campaign to provide food, emergency financial assistance, and other basic needs support to individuals and families in the St. Croix Valley.
The Wellness Shack, Inc., Eau Claire, WI, $30,000. For general operations to improve the lives and mental health of Chippewa Valley residents through peer support, education, and a safe place to engage with others.
Mission of Hope House of Wisconsin, Inc., New London, WI, $40,000. For general operations to provide emergency shelter, basic needs, and support services to families experiencing poverty and homelessness in the Fox Valley.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Central Wisconsin, Neenah, WI, $60,000. For general operations to provide one-to-one mentoring relationships with youth in east-central Wisconsin.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Fond du Lac County, Fond Du Lac, WI, $20,000. For general operations to provide one-to-one mentoring relationships with youth.
Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Appleton, WI, $60,000. To provide leadership development and organizational effectiveness trainings for nonprofits in the Fox Valley.
Fox Valley Literacy Council, Inc., Appleton, WI, $35,000. For general operations to provide community-based literacy programs to improve skills and networks necessary for academic and career advancement.
Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity, Menasha, WI, $60,000. For general operations to help families build and improve their homes.
Greater Green Bay YMCA, Inc., Green Bay, WI, $50,000. For the purchase of critical infrastructure equipment to provide youth development and enrichment programming at Camp U-Nah-Li-Ya .
Reach Counseling Services, Neenah, WI, $60,000. For general operations to provide culturally responsive sexual assault services, outreach, prevention, victim advocacy, trauma counseling, and sex offender treatment.
The Salvation Army, Hoffman Estates, IL, $40,000. To provide case management to prevent homelessness and intergenerational poverty.
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse, Inc., La Crosse, WI, $25,000. To provide legal and integration support services to immigrants throughout western and central Wisconsin.
Cia Siab, Inc., La Crosse, WI, $55,000. For general operations to provide intergenerational programming and wraparound services for the Hmoob community in La Crosse County, Wisconsin.
Great Rivers United Way, Inc., Onalaska, WI, $75,000. To support Great Rivers HUB to improve health, meet social determinant-related needs, and increase school engagement of youth and families.
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Inc., Milwaukee, WI, $90,000. To provide access to reproductive health services and education in western Wisconsin.
The Salvation Army, La Crosse, WI, $50,000. To provide social services, shelter, and resources to support unsheltered individuals in their pathway toward permanent housing.
Wisconsin Literacy, Inc., Madison, WI, $125,000. For general operations to provide support and training to statewide literacy partners serving adults and families with limited to low literacy.
YWCA of Madison, Madison, WI, $60,000. To provide transitional housing to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Madison, Wisconsin.
Adult Learning Center, Milwaukee, WI, $25,000. For general operations to provide adult basic education, GED instruction, technology, and job skill training.
Agrace Hospice Care Foundation, Inc., Janesville, WI, $50,000. To provide grief support services and programming to the community.
Friedens Community Ministries, Inc., Milwaukee, WI, $25,000. For general operations to provide emergency food, community resources, food and health education, and advocacy.
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc., Milwaukee, WI, $55,000. For general operations to provide financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness programming for K-12 students in Wisconsin.
La Causa, Inc, Milwaukee, WI, $50,000. For support of crisis nursery and respite to prevent child abuse and neglect.
Repairers of the Breach, Inc., Milwaukee, WI, $20,000. For general operations to provide basic needs, services, and programming to combat homelessness.
Young Men’s Christian Association of Kettle Moraine, West Bend, WI, $60,000. To provide mental health services and support to youth participating in youth programming.
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