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

2015 deadlines:


March 2015
 

March 31

  • Marjorie and V.M. Baich Foundation
  • Delta Dental of Minnesota
  • Extendicare Foundation
  • H.B. Fuller Company Foundation
  • Initiative Foundation
  • Leonette M. and Fred T. Lanners Foundation
  • Luverne Area Foundation
  • Saint Anthony Park Community Foundation
  • Alex Stern Family Foundation
  • Donald Weesner Charitable Trust
  • Wenger Foundation

 

April 2015

April 1

  • Carlson Family Foundation
  • Cote Foundation
  • Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
  • Frances Curran Foundation, Inc.
  • Mankato Area Foundation
  • Sweitzer Foundation
  • U.S. Bank Foundation (Twin Cities - Economic Opportunity)
  • The Victory Fund
  • Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota
  • Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation, Inc.

April 5

  • Cloquet Educational Foundation
April 14
  • The Laura Jane Musser Fund (Next Generation)

April 15

  • Bromelkamp Foundation
  • N. Bud and Beverly Grossman Foundation
  • Poehler/Stremel Charitable Trust

April 17

  • Medica Foundation

April 18

  • Fargo-Moorhead Area Foundation

April 20

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation/Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Health Equity)

April 22

  • Tennant Company Foundation

April 30

  • Target
  • The Irwin Andrew Porter Foundation

May 2015

May 1

  • Best Buy Foundation
  • C. H. Robinson Foundation
  • Casey Albert T. O'Neil Foundation
  • Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
  • Edwards Memorial Trust
  • F.R. Bigelow Foundation
  • Gertrude R. Shiely Charitable Trust
  • Headwaters Foundation for Justice (Community Innovation)
  • Joseph C. and Lillian A. Duke Foundation
  • Mardag Foundation
  • Owatonna Foundation
  • Park Nicollet Foundation (Community Partner Grants)
  • Target
  • The McKnight Foundation
  • The Saint Paul Foundation
  • Thrivent Financial Foundation
  • U.S. Bank Foundation (Capital Requests)
  • WCA Foundation

May 2

  • Donald G. Gardner Humanities Trust
May 4
  • Xcel Energy Foundation/Corporate Citizenship (Arts and Culture, Environment)

May 5

  • Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors Foundation, Inc.

May 15

  • Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
  • Edina Community Foundation
  • Patrick and Aimee Butler Family Foundation
  • Todd-Wadena Electric Cooperative Community Trust
  • U.S. Bank Foundation (Central Region)
  • Warren Foundation

May 21

  • Otto Bremer Foundation

May 29

  • Medica Foundation

May 31

  • Ben and Jeanne Overman Charitable Trust
  • North Suburban Community Foundation
  • U.S. Bank Foundation (Northeast Region)
  • Xcel Energy Foundation/Corporate Citizenship

June 2015

June 1

  • Deluxe Corporation Foundation/Deluxe Corporation (Youth Programs)
  • Otter Tail Power Company
  • Pentair Foundation
  • Rochester Area Foundation
  • Securian Foundation/Securian Financial Group
  • The Boss Foundation
  • Thomson Reuters (Advancing Legal Services)
  • Winona Foundation

June 15

  • Andersen Corporate Foundation
  • Frey Foundation
  • Hugh J. Andersen Foundation

June 30

  • Deluxe Corporation Foundation/Deluxe Corporation
  • Extendicare Foundation
  • Hess Kline Foundation, Inc.

 

July 2015

July 1

  • Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Senior Services)
  • Miller-Dwan Foundation
  • U.S. Bank Foundation (Education)
July 22
  • Fred C. and Katherine B. Anderson Foundation



August 2015

August 1

  • Deluxe Corporation Foundation/Deluxe Corporation (Economic Empowerment)
  • Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation

August 3

  • Headwaters Foundation for Justice (Fund of the Sacred Circle)
August 15
  •  Hugh J. Andersen Foundation
     


September 2015

September 1

  • Otter Tail Power Company
  • Winona Foundation



October 2015

October 1

  • Deluxe Corporation Foundation/Deluxe Corporation (Crisis)
  • Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
  • Miller-Dwan Foundation

October 16

  • The Laura Jane Musser Fund (Intercultural Harmony)
     

October 21

  • Fred C. and Katherine B. Anderson Foundation
  • Tennant Company Foundation



November 2015

November 6

  • The Laura Jane Musser Fund (Rural Initiative)

November 15

  •  Hugh J. Andersen Foundation


December 2015

December 1
  • Otter Tail Power Company

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
  • Athwin Foundation
  • 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.