Recent Grants

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.

Grantee: Wolf Ridge
Grantee: Wolf Ridge

Grants Made in 2021

Nordic Center
“Shift: Ethnic Origin, Identity & Belonging – The Duluth Lynchings: A Family Perspective with Author Karen F. Nance” – $3,500

Zeitgeist Center for Arts & Community 
“Between” – $3,500

Kako Foundation 
“Hiking in Harmony” – $2,000

Animal Allies Humane Society 
“Expanded Humane Education Programs to Underserved Communities” – $2,000

Positive Energy Outdoors 
“Climbing Outdoors & Climbing Wall” – $3,500

Duluth Superior Sailing Association 
“Sailing Training & Experiences for At-Risk Youth” – $2,000

Green New Deal Housing 
“Green New Deal Housing Traveling Exhibition” – $2,000

Women’s Initiative for Service & Education (WISE) 
“Smaby Pandemic Book Project” – $2,000

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland 
“Academic Support – COVID Focused” – $20,000

“Food Shelf Delivery Program” – $25,000

Cook County Extension
“Garden Addition” – $5,985

Damiano Center
“Community Kitchen” – $20,000

Duluth Superior Area Television Corporation (WDSE)
“Education Initiative” – $25,000

Duluth YMCA
“True North AmeriCorps COVID Gap Funding” – $30,000

Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory
“New Education Facilities Master Plan” – $10,000

Minnesota Sixth Judicial District
“Shore Substance Use Recovery Court” – $10,000

Superior Hiking Trail Association
“Volunteer Powered Renewal Work & Training” – $10,000

Twin Ports Ministry to Seafarer’s 
“Lincoln Park Community Housing” – $15,000

Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center
“Re-Opening Wolf Ridge” – $50,000

Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation

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

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