We believe Northwest Minnesota offers boundless opportunities. Our strength is connecting people, places, and possibilities. Join us on an adventure to build better lives for everyone in our region. Together, we’ll work to empower our community and keep us headed in a positive direction.
We support our community by connecting people to resources
From grants, loans, and scholarships to business consulting and local giving, we’re here to guide and support donors and recipients alike.
We work side by side with our neighbors to address the challenges of today and build the best future for tomorrow.
Big change starts at the local level. That’s why we work side by side with our neighbors to make a real and lasting impact in our region. With an eye on the future and our feet planted on the ground, together we are building better lives for all who call Northwest Minnesota home.
We help you accomplish your goals, because building a stronger community starts with you. From assisting new businesses to creating legacies, we’ll guide you every step of the way. Supporting the people, businesses, and communities that make up our region, we empower others to succeed, so we can all thrive.
It takes courage to embrace the future. As a community partner with deep roots, our energy and resources push things forward. We’re not afraid to ask the hard questions, involve the right players, and work as a team to connect all the dots. Because making a positive impact takes vision, bold action, and long-term commitment.
As a force and resource for Northwest Minnesota, we champion ideas that strengthen our communities. Working side by side with neighbors and local leaders, together we address today’s challenges and build tomorrow’s best future.
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Our core values
Integrity & Responsibility
Boldly Making a Difference
Commitment to Inclusion
The Northwest Minnesota Foundation invests resources, facilitates collaboration and promotes philanthropy to make the region a better place to live and work.
Northwest Minnesota will be a place where communities and people work together to foster opportunity, promote philanthropy, and enrich the lives of all residents.