Events

When asked what leaders need to more effectively lead change, the number one answer they gave us is more opportunities to connect with one another.

The events below are opportunities to do just that. Build and strengthen your connections with leaders across various networks in our region. Be inspired to think bigger and think differently about what's possible in your community. Equip yourself with new skills, tools and knowledge to more effecitvely lead change.

Upcoming Events

Grand Rapids, MN

Join Foundation staff in Grand Rapids to learn more about funding opportunities, and to share your projects with us. Sign up for a time on our EventBrite page.

Bemidji, MN

Join Foundation staff in Bemidji to learn more about funding opportunities, and to share your projects with us. Sign up for a time on our EventBrite page.

Minneapolis, MN

This event will leave attendees inspired by the potential of individualized learning, connected to others in the region who are striving to create relevant educational experiences for students and committed to answering the question, “How Do We Move Forward?” 

Rural Arts and Culture Summit

June 06, 2017 to June 08, 2017

Morris, MN

The 2017 Rural Arts and Culture Summit will gather rural artists, arts organizations and community and economic development leaders from the upper Midwest and beyond. The goal of the RAC Summit is to build capacity for long-term partnerships between artists and rural communities by facilitating cross-sector conversations and professional development workshops for up to 400 artists, board members/staff/volunteers of rural arts organizations, and rural development stakeholders.

Minneapolis, MN

Join Pollen for #LikeABoss. Leaders aren’t always bosses. Bosses aren’t always leaders. Join some of the biggest bosses around and tackle what it takes to inspire others #LIKEABOSS.