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Minnesota Community Service Grants:  272 Community Services Grants for Minnesota.

GrantWatch is the number one resource for community service grants that address a variety of vital needs including health, human services, education, the arts and social service issues.

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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Educational Institutions for Historical ...

Deadline 07/31/20 LOI Date: 05/29/20

Grants of over $10,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, local government and state units, tribes, and educational institutions to preserve and enhance access to historical and cultural resources within the State. Pre-applications must be submitted before submitting full proposals. Applicants are required to register i...

GrantWatch ID#: 168140

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Support and Improve Library Operations and Accessibility

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA Indian tribes to maintain core library services and support established library operations. Funding is intended to support the expansion of services, enhanced linkages and coordination, partnerships with other agencies, improved library access, and targeting library services to meet community...

GrantWatch ID#: 165537

Grants to USA Parents and Parent Groups in Multiple States for Physical Activity and Nutritio...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to USA parents and parent groups in eligible states for physical activity and nutrition initiatives in K-12 schools. Funding is intended to support parent-led programs and projects that encourage physical activity or healthy eating habits, while promoting students’ social emotional learning and engaging parents in...

GrantWatch ID#: 185280

Grants to USA Tribes and Advocacy Centers to Serve Young Victims of Abuse and Their Families ...

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants to USA tribes and children’s advocacy centers in eligible communities for programs that serve children who are the victims of abuse, as well as their families. Funding is intended to support the expansion of children's advocacy centers to better address the needs of child victims and their families in tribal commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 188156

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for Research Programs to Combat Abuse

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to research and identify methods to prevent abuse and provide assistance to victims. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support research programs that align with th...

GrantWatch ID#: 185244

Grants to USA State Agencies and Service Providers to Expand and Develop Services to Individu...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants to USA and territories state government agencies and community-based private and public service providers to develop and expand services to individuals with dementia. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. All successful applicants are required to dedicate 50% of the total program budget to the p...

GrantWatch ID#: 183745

Grants to Minnesota Businesses, Nonprofits, and Agencies to Benefit Elderly Residents

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants to Minnesota businesses, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and tribes to benefit residents who are elderly. The purpose of this program is to strengthen the community's capacity to provide long term support and services for senior citizens above the age of 65. Grants are intended to stimulate innovation ...

GrantWatch ID#: 188282

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Improve Library Programs and Services

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to USA Indian tribes to advance the programs and services of eligible Native American libraries. Funding is intended to revitalize and preserve the Native American culture and language through projects that benefit the community. Grants are also available to support educational programs and digital services.

GrantWatch ID#: 165538

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribal Organizations and Governments to Prevent Assa...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, and tribal organizations and governments to prevent assault and violence. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The purpose of this program is to support projects that create educational progra...

GrantWatch ID#: 188214

Fellowship to a Minnesota Artist in an Eligible County to Foster Artistic Growth

Deadline 05/05/20

Fellowship of $5,000 to a Minnesota individual artist in an eligible county to recognize and support work in a range of artistic disciplines. The fellowship program is intended to help support, recognize, and reward deserving artists and to enable them to further their work and their contribution to their communities. Elig...

GrantWatch ID#: 163528

Grants to Local USA Conservation Organizations to Preserve Fisheries

Deadline 07/01/20 LOI Date: 04/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA chapters and councils of the funding source organization for projects that address the needs of native and wild salmon, steelhead, and trout. Applicants must contact program staff and submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended to support wildlife restoration and conservation of cold...

GrantWatch ID#: 145964

Grants to USA Agencies and Tribes to Support Youth Crime Prevention

Deadline 04/21/20

Grants to USA state agencies and tribal governments for youth crime prevention programs. Applicants are required to complete registration prior to applying. Funding is intended to support efforts to reduce risk factors that could lead to youth crime as well as to increase protective measures for vulnerable youth.

GrantWatch ID#: 188332

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Archaeological Exp...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $80,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations for archaeological explorations that shed light on current climatic and environmental issues. Funding is intended to gather and analyze archaeological information related to paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatological explorations that h...

GrantWatch ID#: 187197

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Prevent and Reduce Violence

Deadline 04/27/20

Grants to USA state, territories, local, and Indian tribal governments, nonprofit organizations, and IHEs for programs that reduce and prevent violent crimes, and to support children and youth (up to age 18) who are experiencing violence. Funding may be used to develop and implement support services for children who are ex...

GrantWatch ID#: 188358

Grants to Connecticut and Minnesota Nonprofits in Eligible Regions to Benefit Residents in Un...

Deadline 04/03/20

Grants to Minnesota and Connecticut nonprofit organizations in eligible cities for program, project, and operating support, as well as for certain capital opportunities. Applicants must submit a pre-application prior to applying. Funding is intended for support in the focus areas of arts and culture, community development,...

GrantWatch ID#: 178044

Awards to USA Financial Advisors to Recognize Positive Charitable Impacts on their Communit...

Deadline 04/03/20

Awards of $10,000, $40,000 and $50,000 to recognize USA financial advisors who are making positive charitable impacts on their communities. Nominations are invited on behalf of financial advisors who have shown significant dedication, contribution, leadership, inspiration, and impact on a nonprofit and the community that i...

GrantWatch ID#: 180222

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Multiple States for Behavioral Health Care

Deadline 07/24/20 LOI Date: 04/03/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, and Iowa nonprofit organizations, agencies, schools, and health departments to provide mental health services and addiction recovery programs. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application.

GrantWatch ID#: 180523

Grants to Arrowhead Region, Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and Individuals for Art...

Deadline 04/03/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Arrowhead Region, Minnesota nonprofit organizations, schools, tribal governments, units of government, and individuals to support local arts education programs. Projects may focus on any arts discipline and take place in a wide range of community venues. Funding is intended for high-quality, age-a...

GrantWatch ID#: 184658

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits, Tribes, First Nations, and Schools to Engage Native and...

Deadline 04/04/20

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations, Tribes, First Nations, and schools to benefit Aboriginal and Native American youth through physical activity and sports programming. The purpose of this program is to create positive experiences in sports and physical activity for Native American and Aboriginal youth, 18 ye...

GrantWatch ID#: 177207
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In-kind Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits to Support Gardening Initiatives

Deadline 04/06/20

In-kind grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations to support gardening initiatives. Grantees will be awarded gift cards and supplies. Funding is intended to promote food security, healthy eating, sustainable food sources, neighborhood beautification, and community agricultural and environmental education.

GrantWatch ID#: 179664

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Arts Programs and Activities in the...

Deadline 04/06/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations and agencies for arts activities in Anoka, Dakota, Carver, Ramsey, Hennepin, Washington, and Scott Counties. Funding is intended to support project-related expenses for artists, such as personnel, equipment rental, supplies, and other expenses necessary to carry ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180252

Grants to USA State Administrative Agencies for Catastrophe Preparedness and Prevention

Deadline 04/15/20 LOI Date: 04/08/20

Grants to USA and territories state administrative agencies to enable local, state, territorial, and tribal governments to increase security and prepare for catastrophes. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The purpose of the program is to support the building, sustainment...

GrantWatch ID#: 155470

Grants to Central Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Arts Events

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants of up to $7,000 to Central Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and community groups for arts-focused events in Sherburne, Benton, Wright, and Stearns Counties. The goal of this program is to enhance arts education, arts access, and arts and cultural heritage. Program Outcomes: - Reg...

GrantWatch ID#: 179514

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmental and Outdoor Recreation Projects

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for creative community impact projects that focus on the environment and outdoor recreation. Focus areas include empowering women outdoor professionals, developing the relationship between underserved populations and the outdoors, engaging communities in environmental ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180610
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and Tribes to Address Urgent Community Needs Due to COVID-19

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, tribal entities, and faith-based organizations to address urgent community needs due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Priority will be given to proposals in the areas of housing insecurity and homelessness, economic insecurity, emergency food delive...

GrantWatch ID#: 188840

Grants and Scholarships to Minnesota Schools, Nonprofits, or Individuals in Support of Art a...

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants of up to $1,500 to Minnesota schools, nonprofit groups, and arts organizations, and scholarships of $250 to individuals to support the arts in an eligible region. Eligible uses of grant funds include: production of arts events or workshops, sponsorships of artists in residence, or development of arts organizations. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 127935

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and Agencies for Arts Activities in Underrepresented Commu...

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants of $10,000 to USA nonprofits, agencies, and tribes to increase the availability of arts opportunities for underrepresented communities. Applicants must complete registrations and submit applications prior to the deadline. Funding is intended for projects that promote public engagement with various forms of the arts ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178794

Grants to Minnesota Youth Programs and Organizations for Youth Enrichment

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and a grant of up to $75,000 to Minnesota nonprofit youth programs and organizations in eligible regions for programs and projects that promote youth enrichment. Priority is given to requests for specific program funding or capital equipment. Funding is intended for the following school districts: Wi...

GrantWatch ID#: 153623

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Educational Institutions for Historica...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, local government and state units, tribes, and educational institutions to preserve and enhance access to historical and cultural resources within the State. Pre-applications must be submitted before submitting full proposals. Applicants are required to register ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178125

Grants to North Dakota and Minnesota Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Women and Girls in...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants up to $15,000 to North Dakota and Minnesota nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that benefit women and girls in eligible counties. Funding is intended to improve leadership skills and develop the potential of local women and girls. This program should benefit residents of Cass County, North Dakota and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179226

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Organizations, Local Governments, and Associations to Re...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants and in-kind donations to USA local governments, downtown associations, parks and recreation areas, business improvement districts, and other organizations to reduce waste and debris from cigarette usage. In 2020, the Funding Source will focus on three primary types of intervention. Applicants will have the opportuni...

GrantWatch ID#: 185463
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies to Address Urgent Needs Due to COVID-19

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants up to $10,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, government agencies, American Indian Nations, and schools to respond to needs of women and girls due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Grant funds may be used for general operating support. Eligible applicants are organizations that fulfill the urgent needs o...

GrantWatch ID#: 188828

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, IHEs, and Businesses for Safety Training Programs

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to USA and territories government agencies, Indian tribes, IHEs, community groups, and for-profit, nonprofit, and faith-based organizations for programs to improve the safety of the general public and law enforcement officers. Funding is intended to support training that prepares officers and other first responders ...

GrantWatch ID#: 188072

Grants to Central Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions for Health-Related Pr...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit and governmental organizations in eligible counties to support health-related educational programs, equipment, and events. Grants are also available for equipment or programs for local youth with disabilities. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life in Baxter, Bertha, Henning, Otter...

GrantWatch ID#: 146349

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Arts Activities Benefitting Local ...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies for community-oriented arts programs in eligible counties. Applicants must make contact before applying. Grants are awarded based on how effectively the project addresses a community need, the ability of the applicant to carry out...

GrantWatch ID#: 175515

Awards to USA and Canada Youth for Outstanding Contributions to the Community and the Enviro...

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards of $10,000 to USA and Canada youth, ages 8 to 18 years, to recognize outstanding contributions to their communities, the environment, and society. Awards are intended for recipients to continue their public service activity or can be applied to higher education costs.

GrantWatch ID#: 178282

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits for Projects that Benefit Students in Orchestra Programs

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $900 for Minnesota nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit students in school orchestra programs in eligible regions. Priority will be given to proposals that offer unique educational opportunities to underserved students. Eligible projects must serve students in ISD 742 schools, which are in the ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179123

In-kind Marketing Services to a USA Nonprofit to Improve Communications

Deadline 04/15/20

In-kind marketing services valued at $25,000 to a USA nonprofit organization to improve publicity and communications. Services may include rebranding, mailing campaigns, website improvements, and brochures. Eligible organizations are those that make an impact in communities by helping people or the planet.

GrantWatch ID#: 188475
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Individuals for Arts and Culture Activ...

Deadline 05/15/20 Conference Date: 04/16/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, public entities, tribal governments, and individuals for arts and culture activities. Grant funds may be used for arts events, classes, and presentations, research, and for the costs associated with bringing in experts and specialists. The Folk and Traditional A...

GrantWatch ID#: 181248

In-Kind Grants of Softball and Baseball Equipment to Central Minnesota Nonprofits and Schools

Deadline 04/17/20

In-kind grants of equipment valued at $2,000 to Central Minnesota nonprofit organizations and schools to give children between the ages of 9 to 12 the opportunity to play softball or baseball. Programs must take place within an area that is served by a league affiliate of the Foundation. The grant is a standardized set of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185392

Grants to Minnesota and North Dakota Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools to Address Community ...

Deadline 04/21/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Minnesota and North Dakota nonprofit organizations, government entities, churches, and schools in eligible regions to address community needs. Focus areas include education, arts and culture, basic needs, and community building. Applicants must serve the communities in Cass County, North Dakota, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179233
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life for Military and Veteran Families

Deadline 04/21/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and private volunteer groups for creative and innovative programs that improve the quality of life for military service members and their families. Funding is intended for projects that benefit veterans, individuals in the reserves, active duty, or National Guard.

GrantWatch ID#: 180314

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions to Promote Cancer Detection and Pr...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible regions for programs and projects addressing cancer prevention and early detection. Funding is intended to provide the resources needed to fund vital community-level activities in cancer prevention (including education or vaccination)...

GrantWatch ID#: 133776

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for Initiatives and Programs that Benefit Commun...

Deadline 05/11/20 LOI Date: 04/27/20

Grants of up to $2,000 and grants ranging from $2,000 to $25,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and government units for community initiatives and programs that benefit residents in the Funding Source's service area. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry prior to submitting a full application f...

GrantWatch ID#: 179513
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Grants to USA Corrections Agencies to Improve Parole and Probation Programs

Deadline 04/28/20

Grants to USA local, tribal, and state government agencies to reduce crime rates by building the capacity of parole and probation programs. Funding is intended to strengthen the effectiveness of probation and parole agencies with the goal of increasing probation and parole success rates and reducing the rate of recidivism ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186325

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes in Midwestern States to Host Performing Arts ...

Deadline 04/29/20

Grants of up to $4,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and tribes in multiple states to host performances by touring artists and ensembles. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations at least two weeks prior to the deadline. Organizations located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, M...

GrantWatch ID#: 180842
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In-kind grants of Life Coaching to USA, Canada, and International Women to Address Concerns ...

Deadline 04/29/20

In-kind grants to USA, Canada, and International women to improve mental health and wellbeing. Grantees will receive remote life coaching to address fears and stress due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The purpose of this program is to enhance the lives of individuals while building a sense of community and b...

GrantWatch ID#: 188769
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Community Development Programs

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to positively impact communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applicants requesting support for capital campaigns or large-scale initiatives must contact program staff prior to applying. Program areas incl...

GrantWatch ID#: 141579
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Provide Financial Assistance to Women in Need of Cosmetic Surgery

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA nonprofit organizations to help cover the costs of eligible cosmetic surgery for women in financial need. Funding is intended to directly support medical expenses, including supplemental insurance, and expenses not covered by the patient's insurance, for women undergoing breast reconstructio...

GrantWatch ID#: 153638
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools for Human Services, Disaster Relief, and En...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants typically ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to support charitable causes. Funding is intended for, but not limited to the focus areas of human services, disaster relief, and the environment. The Foundation accepts both program and operating grant requests. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 153889