Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Grants to Minnesota Agencies and Tribal Governments to Strengthen Local Communities

Development Infrastructure Grant


GrantWatch ID#

Funding Source
Minnesota Department of Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation
Array ( )

Geographic Focus
USA: Minnesota

Important Dates
Deadline: 05/31/23 Save

Grant Description
Grants to Minnesota local government agencies and tribal government entities to strengthen communities within the funding source's service area. Funding is intended to promote economic development and build communities in eligible regions. Grant evaluation is based on job creation, economic impact, leverage, project readiness and timeliness, community benefit and partnerships, and projects that benefit underserved communities or populations. Applicants must be located within the service area of the Department of Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

  • The Department of Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation works to improve economic opportunities in support of diversity, equity and inclusion in the service area.
  • Diverse populations served by this program include economically distressed communities, tribal nations, black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), veterans, low to moderate income neighborhoods and disabled individuals.
  • Additional points are awarded to projects that serve a diverse population as listed above or utilize state certified Targeted Group (TG), Economically Disadvantaged (ED) area or Veteran-Owned (VO) vendors.


  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria
Eligible Applicants: Cities, townships, counties, tribal governments and governmental entities pursuant to Minnesota Statutes located within the agency’s service area. Multi-organization collaboration is encouraged.

Architectural and engineering fees in excess of 10% of the total project costs are ineligible for reimbursement.

Additional Geographic Information:

Map of service area:

Pre-Application Information
Applications are accepted July 1, 2022 through May 31, 2023 on a rolling basis subject to the availability of program funds.

Applications should be submitted six months prior to the project construction start date.

Application process:
- Applications must be submitted through the FLUXX grants portal.
- A short pre-application is required to determine eligibility of project.
- Once eligibility is determined, a full application will be available in FLUXX.

The agency requires a 1:1 match per project. In-kind materials and/or labor are not eligible towards the project match.

Applicants will be notified by email within 30 days following application review.

Grant Application Portal and Forms:

Additional Funding Information

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Term of Contract
A progress report is required if grant period is scheduled to exceed 12 months and annually thereafter.

Contact Information
Apply online:

Direct questions to:
Chris Ismil

Department of Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation
P.O Box 441 - 4261 Hwy 53 South
Eveleth, MN 55734

Grant News
Live Chat Chat Now