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 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

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.