Grant Writers’ Resources

We value the time and energy you put into your proposals. Ask for what you need, be concise, and don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions, or if you are new to grant writing and would like a little guidance! Here are some of our favorite resources.

Guidestar Blog:
Grant Writing 101

MN Council of Nonprofits
Virtual Learning

National Council of Nonprofits
Grant Resource Tools

MN Council of Nonprofits
Grants Directory 2020

COVID -19 Resources – Nonprofit Information

We are keeping up with changing national, state-wide, and local information that affects our nonprofit partners. Below are a few of the resources we’ve been tracking during these unparalleled times.


MN Governor’s Office

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

National Council of Nonprofits

MN Council of Nonprofits

COVID-19 Resources – Health Information

We care deeply about you all and all those you serve. Stay up to date with the latest health recommendations from these trusted sources below.


World Health Organization

MN Department of Health

Health Equity Northland

Community Supports

We love the North Shore. It’s not only graced with beautiful landscapes and amazing people, but some really cool research and partnerships too! Here’s a few we’re following. 

                                       Minnesota Compass

                                Duluth Youth Program Finder

                                Health Equity Northland

Our Supports

As a small-staffed foundation, we rely on online communities to help keep us going as efficiently and effectively as possible! We partner with:


Exponent Philanthropy



MN Council of Foundations

Scholarship Resources

We’re honored to have partnerships with these local community colleges and the great folks who make them run.

                                                Lake Superior College
                                         Academic Calendar

                                    Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College
                                      Academic Calendar


Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation

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

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