The Northwest Minnesota Foundation is one of six Minnesota Initiative Foundations (MIFs), established in 1986 through The McKnight Foundation’s leadership and a visionary experiment in rural philanthropy. The MIFs delivered a counterpunch in a difficult economy that resounded across America. Each MIF is managed by local people making decisions about how to improve the quality of life in the region.
The Northwest Minnesota Foundation (NMF) is soliciting grant submissions from organizations that are actively engaged in the development of high-quality child care solutions and/or the development of...more
The Initiators Fellowship, launched by the Initiative Foundation in 2016, is available to social entrepreneurs in its 14-county service area including the counties of Cass, Crow Wing, Mille Lacs,...more