Non-profit organizations seeking funding for projects that strengthen children, youth and families have until May 1 to submit applications for the first round of Initiative Foundation grant awards.
In partnership with The McKnight Foundation, the Little Falls-based Initiative Foundation is offering grants up to $50,000 toward efforts that make a positive impact in the lives of central Minnesota youth.
The foundation serves the counties of Benton, Cass, Chisago, Crow Wing, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pine, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd, Wadena and Wright.
Complete grant information and applications can be found on the Web at www.ifound.org, or by contacting the foundation toll-free at 877-632-9255.
Collaborative allocates funds
The Crow Wing County Family Services Collaborative has allocated funds to be administered through CAB.
These funds are available for early intervention and/or prevention activities for youth, family and intergenerational projects within the geographic area of the Brainerd School District.
Funding requests should address one or more of the following: Families and communities provide a safe and stable environment for all children and youth; all children and families are healthy and well nourished; and children and youth make academic progress and achieve competence in school.
Proposed projects must be initiated and completed within 2000. Suggested funding request range is $500-$2,500 per request. The CAB funding subcommittee will review requests monthly until all available funds are allocated.
To make a funding request, receive and complete a funding application from any CAB member or call Pat Sharbonda at 855-5529.
Ladies Auxiliary VFW Day proclaimed
Mayor James Wallin has proclaimed today as Ladies Auxiliary VFW Day in Brainerd.
The day is named to honor the National President and all Auxiliary members.
Airport Commission meeting April 5
The Airport Commission will meet at 10 a.m. on April 5 in the Airport Conference Room and the Brainerd-Crow Wing County Regional Airport.
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