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Press Releases

Maada’ookiing grants increased to up to $5,000 each, Spring 2024 grantees announced
(June 2024)

Youth In Philanthropy Board awards 14 grants in spring 2024 round
(May 2024)

28 Quarterly and Child Care Grants awarded January-March 2024
(May 2024)

Northland Foundation announces three new board trustees
(April 2024)

Promise Act Program offers business grants up to $50,000; apply by May 21, 2024
(March 2024)

Youth In Philanthropy Board awards $7,330 in grants to eight projects led by children and youth in region
(February 2024)

Northland Foundation awards 56 grants totaling $1,962,509 October through December 2023: rural aging, child care expansion grants highlighted
(February 2024)

Maada’ookiing fall grants totaling over $16,500 to support Native American-led projects
(December 2023)

Youth In Philanthropy grants awarded to seven children-and-youth led projects in region
(November 2023)

Canadian Border County Economic Relief Program offers grants up to $50,000 for businesses that lost revenues due to border and BWCA closures
(November 2023)

35 Quarterly grants awarded July-September with over one-third of funding to sustain and expand child care
(November 2023)

Northland Foundation Board announces three new Trustees, elects Officers
(September 2023)

Melissa King joins Northland Foundation as Accountant
(August 2023)

More than $1 million in quarterly and Maada’ookiing grants awarded April-June
(August 2023)

Michelle Ufford named new Director of Grantmaking
(May 2023)

Northland Small Business Development Center honored with six-state district award for excellence and innovation
(May 2023)

Nearly $1 million awarded January – April 2023 in Quarterly, Maada’ookiing, and Youth In Philanthropy grants
(May 2023) 

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