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Grants Received

$212,713
in
2010
Program
Past Programs
Term
18 months

Grand Rapids, MN — Build a cohort of 75 leaders in Mankato, Minnesota with continued funding for two retreats of the Blandin Community Leadership Program

$425,832
in
2009
Program
Past Programs
Term
16 months

Grand Rapids, MN — Establish a partnership to strengthen leadership in Minnesota; train approximately 100 leaders by expanding the Blandin Community Leadership Program from 10 to 14 communities; and complete a planning process to determine feasibility of program expansion.

$750,000
in
2008
Term
19 months

Grand Rapids, MN — To preserve 75,000 woodland acres in northern Minnesota through conservation easements that protect private industrial forest land from development and that preserve jobs, wildlife habitat, and public recreation