Grant Deadlines

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This page lists upcoming grant application deadlines for Minnesota grantmakers as reported to MCF.

NOTE: Deadlines are subject to change; please verify dates with grantmakers before submitting proposals.

Deadlines

2014 deadlines:

October | November | December

2015 deadlines:

October 2014

October 1

  • Athwin Foundation
  • Cote Foundation
  • Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
  • The Hubbard Broadcasting Foundation
  • Margaret H. and James E. Kelley Foundation, Inc.
  • Land O'Lakes Foundation 
  • Mankato Area Foundation
  • Miller-Dwan Foundation
  • Casey Albert T. O'Neil Foundation
  • The Pentair Foundation
  • Securian Foundation/Securian Financial Group
  • Wells Foundation

October 10

  • Initiative Foundation (Innovation Fund)

October 14

  • Fred C. and Katherine B. Andersen Foundation

October 15

  • Andersen Corporate Foundation
  • Deluxe Corporation Foundation/Deluxe Corporation
  • Hardenbergh Foundation
  • The McKnight Foundation (Arts and Region & Communities)
  • Northland Foundation

October 23

  • Tennant Foundation

October 31

  • Wenger Foundation

November 2014

November 1

  • Elmer L. and Eleanor J. Andersen Foundation
  • Best Buy Foundation
  • CHS Foundation (Cooperative Education Grants)
  • Arlin Falck Foundation
  • Knox Foundation
  • The McKnight Foundation (Environment)
  • Richard A. Newman Foundation
  • Peravid Foundation
  • River Road Foundation
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation
  • WCA Foundation

November 11

  • Gertrude Shiely Charitable Trust

November 15

  • Hugh J. Andersen Foundation
  • Faegre Baker Daniels Foundation
  • Northland Foundation
  • Lewis and Annie F. Paper Foundation, Inc.

November 20

  • North Suburban Community Foundation

November 30

  • AgStar Fund for Rural America


December 2014

December 1

  • Ecolab Foundation and Corporation
  • HickoryTech Foundation
  • Leonard, Street and Deinard Foundation
  • Lundeen Foundation
  • McNeely Foundation (Education and enrichment)
  • Otter Tail Power Company
  • Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota

December 5

  • Cloquet Educational Foundation

December 15

  • Blandin Foundation
  • Frey Foundation (Supportive Affordable Housing)
  • Northland Foundation

December 31

  • F.R. Bigelow Foundation
  • Extendicare Foundation
  • Mardag Foundation
  • Minneapolis Rotary Foundation
  • PeaceMaker Minnesota
  • The Saint Paul Foundation
January 2015

January 1
  • Carlson Family Foundation
January 2
  • Rochester Area Foundation
January 4
  • Morgan Family Foundation
January 7
  • Otto Bremer Foundation
January 15
  • Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
  • Edina Community Foundation
  • The McKnight Foundation (Arts and Region & Communities)
  • Northland Foundation
  • Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative Community Trust

 

February 2015

February 1

  • Best Buy Foundation
  • Carolyn Foundation
  • Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
  • J. Elmer and Esther Hansman Charitable Trust
  • The McKnight Foundation (Mississippi River)
  • PFund Foundation (Scholarships)
  • Securian Foundation/Securian Financial Group
  • Target (Arts)
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation
  • U.S. Bancorp Foundation (Arts and Culture)
  • Archie D. and Bertha H. Walker Foundation

February 2

  • Headwaters Foundation for Justice (Social Change Fund)

February 15

  • Northland Foundation

February 20

  • North Suburban Community Foundation

February 28

  • Gannett Foundation

Exceptions

Proposals for the following foundations are accepted all year, or at times other than those listed at left. Please check with the foundation for more information.

  • 3M and 3M Foundation
  • AHS Foundation
  • Airport Foundation MSP
  • Lloyd and Barbara Amundson Charity Foundation, Inc.
  • Albany Mutual Telephone Foundation
  • Andersen Corporation
  • Arsher Charitable Trust
  • Bahl Foundation
  • Baker Foundation
  • Baratz Family Foundation
  • The Bentson Foundation
  • The Beverly Foundation
  • Blandin Foundation (grant requests of $50,000 & under)
  • Boston Scientific Foundation
  • Cade Foundation
  • Cargill, Inc.
  • CDF Foundation
  • Central Minnesota Community Foundation
  • Charity, Inc.
  • CHS Foundation
  • ClearWay Minnesota
  • The Constable Family Foundation
  • The Cooperative Foundation
  • Charles and Kathryn Cunningham Family Foundation
  • Dakota Medical Foundation/Dakota Medical Charities
  • Edwin W. and Catherine M. Davis Foundation
  • The Deikel Family Foundation
  • Roger L. and Agnes C. Dell Charitable Trust 1
  • Roger L. and Agnes C. Dell Charitable Trust 2
  • Dovenberg Family Foundation
  • Driscoll Foundation
  • Edina Realty Foundation
  • ELEOS Foundation
  • Charles Engasser Memorial Foundation, Inc.
  • Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation
  • Farmers Union Marketing and Processing Foundation
  • Federated Insurance Foundation, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Bemidji Foundation
  • The Jack and Bessie Fiterman Foundation
  • The Janice Gardner Foundation
  • General Mills Foundation
  • Getsch Charitable Trust
  • Fanny S. Gilfillan Memorial, Incorporated
  • Mary Livingston Griggs and Mary Griggs Burke Foundation
  • Hartz Foundation
  • Healthier Minnesota Community Clinic Fund
  • HealthPartners
  • The Hermundslie Foundation
  • Nevin Huested Foundation for Handicapped Children, Inc.
  • Imation
  • Indian Land Tenure Foundation
  • Initiative Foundation
  • Jamieson Charitable Foundation
  • Jennings Family Foundation
  • Jerome Foundation (general program grants)
  • JNM 1966 Gift Trust U/A
  • Lewis H. Johnson Family Foundation
  • Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation
  • The Lynn Johnson Family Foundation
  • Mitchell and Lois Johnson Charitable Foundation
  • Jundt Family Foundation
  • George Kaplan Memorial Foundation, Incorporated
  • W. K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Elizabeth Callender King Foundation
  • Peter J. King Family Foundation
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • Knitcraft - St. Croix Foundation, Inc.
  • Kopp Family Foundation
  • Ethel Mae Kreutz Private Foundation
  • Lahti Family Foundation
  • Lerner Foundation
  • Liebhaber Family Foundation
  • LifeTime Fitness Foundation
  • R. C. Lilly Foundation
  • Carl and Aune Lind Family Foundation
  • James G. Lindell Irrevocable Charitable Trust
  • Longview Foundation
  • Russell T. Lund Charitable Trust
  • The Luther Family Foundation
  • The Martinson Foundation
  • McGough Foundation
  • The Medtronic Foundation
  • Martin and Esther Miller Foundation
  • Minnesota Power Foundation
  • Minnesota Twins Community Fund
  • Marjorie Weil and Marvin Edward Mitchell Foundation
  • Jane N. Mooty Foundation Trust
  • Moscoe Family Foundation
  • Kingsley H. Murphy Family Foundation
  • George W. Neilson Foundation
  • NFC Foundation
  • Roger and Violet Noreen Charitable Trust
  • North Star Charitable Foundation
  • Northwest Minnesota Foundation
  • Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless (Hunger and Homeless grants)
  • Dwight D. Opperman Foundation
  • OSilas Foundation
  • Pagel Foundation
  • Pajor Family Foundation
  • Carl and Eloise Pohlad Family Foundation
  • Qwest
  • Regis Foundation
  • Ritt Family Foundation
  • The Riverway Foundation
  • Rukavina Family Foundation
  • Sacred Portion Foundation
  • Samsara Foundation
  • Carl and Verna Schmidt Foundation
  • Schmoker Family Foundation
  • Catherine Marie Schmoker Family Foundation
  • Lisa Stuart Schmoker Family Foundation
  • William C. Schmoker Family Foundation
  • The Schulze Family Foundation
  • Sewell Family Foundation
  • Jim and Yvonne Sexton Family Foundation
  • Shapiro Family Philanthropic Foundation
  • Gertrude R. Shiely Charitable Trust
  • The Simmet Foundation
  • SKB Environmental Rosemount Community Trust
  • William Wood Skinner Foundation
  • R. C. Skoe Foundation
  • Slaggie Family Foundation
  • Slawik Family Foundation
  • Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation
  • Southwest Initiative Foundation
  • The Spell Family Foundation
  • Daniel J. Spiegel Family Foundation
  • William Scott Stuart, Jr. Family Foundation
  • TCF Foundation
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation
  • Travelers Corporation and Travelers Foundation
  • United Health Foundation
  • The Valspar Foundation
  • The Wasie Foundation
  • Frederick O. Watson Foundation
  • Mae and Sylvester Weiss Foundation
  • West Central Initiative
  • Mark and Muriel Wexler Foundation
  • The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Foundation
  • Whitney Foundation
  • Winona Community Foundation
  • Youthworks! Foundation, Inc.