Quarterly Grant Deadline Change: The next deadline to apply for a quarterly grant, which is typically October 1, has been pushed out to November 1, 2024.

Area We Serve

Seven Northeast Minnesota counties: Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, and St. Louis, and all or parts of five Native nations: Bois Forte Band of Chippewa, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe (District I), and Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe (District II).

The Northland Foundation humbly acknowledges that the region we serve rests on both ancestral and contemporary lands of Anishinaabe/Ojibwe and other Native people. Please read more about this land and its history.

A Regional Resource

Since 1986


Raised To Benefit The Region


In Grant Funds Awarded


Invested In Local Businesses

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June 2024 Maada’ookiing Newsletter

14 Youth In Philanthropy Grants Awarded in April

April 2024 Notes Newsletter

From traditional, ancestral & contemporary lands of Ojibwe, Dakota, Northern Cheyenne & other Native people. See a more detailed acknowledgement of this land and its history.


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