Applicants are encouraged to talk to Wendy Merrick, program director, at 800 735-2239 prior to submitting an application.
Capital Improvement Planning Grant
During 2013, up to seven communities will be selected to receive a matching grant to assist in the development of a Capital Improvement Plan for the community. NOW CLOSED
Minnesota Beautiful Grant A partnership with Valspar Corporation to restore and beautify community structures with paint and coatings
Application: NOW CLOSED FOR 2013
Leadership Development Grant For support of community leadership programs Application: PDF • Word
Community Leadership Fellowships
To support diverse representation and inclusivity in training programs that are focused on community leadership development. The funding can be used by qualifying individuals to meet tuition and other costs, such as child care, transportation and lost wages.
Family Economic Success Regionwide Grant Grants to impact one of four family economic success goals at a regionwide level. (all applications must be developed in collaboration with one of the FES work groups)
Competitive Workforce Grant For nonprofits and government entities developing new workforce strategies to better meet the needs of regional employers and workers. Learn more. Application: Word NOW CLOSED.
WORKFORCE 2020 For manufacturers training workers for new technologies or enhanced productivity. Find out more.
Childcare Capacity Grant
For non-profit centers starting up or expanding their capacity