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West Central Initiative Awards Rounds 3 and 4 of 2020 Resiliency Fund Grants Totaling $123,000

West Central Initiative Awards Rounds 3 and 4 of 2020 Resiliency Fund Grants Totaling $123,000

West Central Initiative, through its 2020 Resiliency Fund, is awarding more than $700,000 to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations seeking to respond to the immediate COVID-19 needs of our region and the long-term recovery of west central Minnesota.  

The organization reviewed applications submitted between May 11 and May 22 and selected the 20 organizations below to receive grants, totaling more than $123,000.   

Becker County $6,000 

Boys & Girls Club of the Perham Area $10,000 

Churches United $10,000 

Clay County Collaborative $5,000 

Detroit Lakes Community & Cultural Center, Inc. $5,000 

Empowering Kids Perham $5,000 

Fergus Falls Area Family YMCA $3,000 

Fergus Falls Downtown Riverfront Council $1,000 

Friends of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge $5,000 

Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County $5,000 

Health Resources Lifecare Center $3,433 

Kaddatz Galleries $5,000 

Lakeland Mental Health Center, Inc. $5,000 

Lakes & Prairies Community Action Partnership $9,440 

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota $5,000 

New York Mills Regional Cultural Center $5,000 

Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society $10,000 

Traverse County Food Shelf $10,000 

United Way of Douglas & Pope Counties $10,000 

YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties $5,300 

Thank you to everyone who donated to the 2020 Resiliency Fund.  

What You Can Do to Help  

If you’re wondering what you can do to help, consider a donation. The full impact of COVID-19 may not be realized for years to come and philanthropic needs may continue to grow exponentially. That’s why we’ll continue our work to secure funds from individuals, communities, businesses and organizations. Your gift, of any amount, contributes to the economic and community health of west central Minnesota.  

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