Current Grant Opportunities

Published: February 17, 2020

MPCA Environmental Assistance Grants

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is soliciting grant applications from cities, tribal governments, and others that seek funding to research, develop, and implement community strategies for adapting to the impacts of climate change. These efforts will prevent or reduce the environmental impacts, including waste and pollution, caused by warming temperatures and extreme precipitation while protecting public health and well-being. The maximum grant for inflow & infiltration projects is $20,000. Otherwise, there is no minimum or maximum grant amount for other fundable projects. Multi-organizational collaboration is encouraged. Proposals are due electronically to MPCA by 2 p.m. on March 11.
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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 (612) 672-8665 or grantsadministration@mplsfoundation.org.

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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