Current Grant Opportunities

2020 Census Complete Count Committee Grants

The state of Minnesota, in partnership with the Minnesota Census Mobilization Partnership, Minnesota Council on Foundations, and The Minneapolis Foundation, is administering state-funded grants to support Minnesota’s Complete Count Committees, working to achieve a complete and accurate count of Minnesota residents during the 2020 Census. The grant process is not competitive and is available on a first come, first serve basis for up to 400 Complete Count Committees. The State of Minnesota funds grants of $750 and they are available to cities and other organizations with Complete Count Committees that meet certain eligibility requirements. Applications will be accepted until the state funds are spent. For more information, contact Nancy Cerkvenik at grantsadministration@mplsfoundation.org or (612) 672-8665.

CERTs Seed Grants

Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) is now accepting applications for CERTs Seed Grants. These grants provide limited financial assistance for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects requiring technical assistance. The funding can be used only for labor costs, such as for a consultant, design professional, installer, or student labor. Applications are due Oct. 11.
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Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry Safety Grant Program

The Safety Grant Program awards funds up to $10,000 to qualifying employers for projects designed to reduce the risk of injury and illness to their workers. Applications are accepted continuously and reviewed every two months.
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