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Carver County Response Fund Grants $22,500 to Support Local COVID-19 Relief Efforts

April 28, 2020

Carvery County, Minn. – The Community Foundation for Carver County (CFCC) announced today that they have awarded $22,500 in grants to support COVID-19 relief efforts from the Carver County Response Fund. Six local organizations will be receiving grant funding.

Local Foundation Receives Funding from Statewide Relief Efforts Amid COVID-19 Crisis

April 02, 2020

Carver County, Minn. – The Community Foundation for Carver County (CFCC) is pleased to announce that they, in partnership with CommunityGiving, have recently received a grant of $17,100 through the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund (MDRF) for coronavirus relief. This funding, along with contributions to the Carver County Response Fund, will be used to support local relief efforts from the COVID-19 pandemic which will include wide-scale initiatives to help meet critical basic needs as well as sustaining local organizations providing critical services through recovery.

Local Foundation Receives Funding from Statewide Relief Efforts Amid COVID-19 Crisis

April 02, 2020

Willmar, Minn. – The Willmar Area Community Foundation (WACF) is pleased to announce that they, in partnership with CommunityGiving, have recently received a grant of $22,900 through the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund (MDRF) for coronavirus relief. This funding, along with contributions to the Willmar Area Response Fund, will be used to support local relief efforts from the COVID-19 pandemic which will include wide-scale initiatives to help meet critical basic needs as well as sustaining local organizations providing critical services through recovery. The Willmar Area Response Fund has raised $77,415 as of April 1st.

Local Foundation Receives Funding from Statewide Relief Efforts Amid COVID-19 Crisis

April 01, 2020

Brainerd, Minn. – The Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation (BLACF) is pleased to announce that they, in partnership with CommunityGiving, have recently received a grant of $22,900 through the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund (MDRF) for coronavirus relief. This funding, along with contributions to the Brainerd Lakes Area Response Fund, will be used to support local relief efforts from the COVID-19 pandemic which will include wide-scale initiatives to help meet critical basic needs as well as sustaining local organizations providing critical services through recovery. The Brainerd Lakes Area Response Fund has over $77,000 to date, including the MDRF grant.

Local Foundation Receives Funding from Statewide Relief Efforts Amid COVID-19 Crisis

April 01, 2020

St. Cloud, Minn. – The Central Minnesota Community Foundation (CMCF) is pleased to announce that they, in partnership with CommunityGiving, have recently received a grant of $57,100 through the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund (MDRF) for coronavirus relief. This funding, along with contributions to the Central Minnesota Response Fund, will be used to support local relief efforts from the COVID-19 pandemic which will include wide-scale initiatives to help meet critical basic needs as well as sustaining local organizations providing critical services through recovery. The Central Minnesota Response Fund has $150,000 available as of March 31.

Local Foundation Receives Funding from Statewide Relief Efforts Amid COVID-19 Crisis

April 01, 2020

Alexandria, Minn. – The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) is pleased to announce that they, in partnership with CommunityGiving, have recently received a grant of $17,100 through the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund (MDRF) for coronavirus relief. This funding, along with contributions to the Alexandria Response Fund, will be used to support local relief efforts from the COVID-19 pandemic which will include wide-scale initiatives to help meet critical basic needs as well as sustaining local organizations providing critical services through recovery.

Local Foundation Receives Funding from Statewide Relief Efforts Amid COVID-19 Crisis

April 01, 2020

Alexandria, Minn. – The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) is pleased to announce that they, in partnership with CommunityGiving, have recently received a grant of $17,100 through the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund (MDRF) for coronavirus relief. This funding, along with contributions to the Alexandria Response Fund, will be used to support local relief efforts from the COVID-19 pandemic which will include wide-scale initiatives to help meet critical basic needs as well as sustaining local organizations providing critical services through recovery.

Foundations Provide Funding for Rural Poverty Programs and Projects

April 01, 2020

St. Cloud, Minnesota — The Central Minnesota Community Foundation and the Initiative Foundation jointly announced today that they are now accepting grant applications for the the 2020 Rural Poverty Grant Round. The two foundations, in partnership, have made $20,000 available to grant to area nonprofits, schools and government agencies who are working to develop solutions and implement programs that alleviate poverty in rural areas. The deadline to submit online applications is midnight on June 30, 2020.

Dancing with Our Stars 2020 Event Update in Response to COVID-19

March 24, 2020

St. Cloud, Minn. – The Women’s Fund of the Central Minnesota Community Foundation has made the difficult decision to hit the pause button on this year’s Women’s Fund Dancing With Our Stars event, scheduled to be held on June 15th at the College of St. Bens. We feel it is the best course of action and the most responsible decision we can make for the health and safety of everyone involved in the live dance performance, our committee members, the CMCF staff, guests and our community.

Willmar Area Community Foundation Grants $50,00 to the Willmar Area Response Fund

March 23, 2020

Willmar, Minn. – The Willmar Area Community Foundation (WACF) today initiated their support of the Willmar Area Response Fund with a grant of $50,000. The purpose of the fund is to support the local community in times of crisis, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic. The Fund will focus on wide-scale community initiatives to help meet daily needs of our community and help to sustain our local non-profit organizations with post-emergency calls of action. To make a contribution to the fund, visit https://www.communitygiving.org/donate/willmar-area-response-fund.