Our Scholarship Model

We’re proud to offer an innovative scholarship model. Our program focuses on funding students who need it most and co-creates a supportive model alongside them. Even better? It’s working! Find out more about what we do and our students’ successes in this newly released report.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation is to promote access to educational opportunities in Cook County and to improve the quality of life in the North Shore communities of Cook, Lake and Southern St. Louis counties through grantmaking in the areas of Arts and Culture, Community & Economic Development, Education, Environment, and Social Welfare programs to qualified organizations.

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Apply for a Grant

We fund projects developed by charitable organizations in the areas of arts and culture, community and economic development, education, environment and social welfare.

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Grant Deadlines

Letters of Intent are accepted year-round. Application submission deadlines apply for organizations that have been invited to apply for grant consideration.

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The Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation awards scholarships to help students develop the skills and gain the experience necessary to accomplish their vocational and educational goals.

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2019 Annual Report

Annual Report

The theme for the 2019 Annual Report was “It’s all about new beginnings.” Read more about the grants and scholarships that we awarded.

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We serve communities in Cook, Lake and southern St. Louis Counties

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130 West Superior Street, Suite 710, Duluth, Minnesota 55802 | Phone: 218.726.9000 | Fax: 218.726.9002

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