Funder: Otto Bremer Foundation; Opportunity: Community grants; Funding Focus: Low-income families, youth, financial literacy, basic needs-social services and housing; Geographic Focus: Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin; Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin; Funding: Varies, the foundation provided $41 million in funding last year; Deadlines: April 19 and July 19.
Summary: Homeless youth projects and those supporting juvenile offender re-entry programs are a priority. The foundation provides funding to nonprofits helping people achieve full economic, civic and social participation. The foundation will consider basic needs programs, including nutrition, housing and job training endeavors. For a list of grantees, please visit: www.ottobremer.org/grantmaking/grant-recipients