Deeply rooted in the communities we serve, we’re reimagining what’s possible when it comes to building better lives for those throughout our region.

 
 

Investing resources to help children,
families and communities thrive.

 
 

Creating meaningful opportunities to connect donor passions with our communities.

 
 

Supporting and developing our regions entrepreneurs and small businesses.

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MISSION

The Northwest Minnesota Foundation invests resources, facilitates collaboration, and promotes philanthropy to make the region a better place to live and work.

OUR IMPACT

2698

Jobs created
or retained

10048

Grants have
been made

27

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Invested in business development

410

Component and
sub-funds

FOCUS AREAS

CHILD CARE

Helping child care
providers thrive

ENTREPRENEURS

Supporting small businesses
to start-up and grow

GRANTS

Connecting communities with
grant opportunities

CHILD CARE

Helping child care
providers thrive

ENTREPRENEURS

Supporting small businesses
to start-up and grow

GRANTS

Connecting communities with
grant opportunities

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Shop Small in Northwest Minnesota this Saturday (Nov. 30th)!

Our region is home to many locally owned small businesses that we encourage you to check out while y

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Another Smart Use of Your IRA

Late last year, Congress made the IRA charitable rollover permanent. The rollover law allows taxpaye

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Newest Members of NMF Giving Circle Welcomed at Celebration Dinner

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, the Northwest Minnesota Foundation welcomed the newest members of th

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TESTIMONIALS

EVENTS

STEP UP – Bemidji

This interactive learning session by Peacemaker Resources’ Social Emotional Learning Specialists will provide an...Read More