Northland Foundation awards grants

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

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Northland Foundation awards 7 Maada’ookiing grants to Indigenous individuals for community projects   Diversity of creative, grassroots work approved for $17,000 in funding by Maada’ookiing Board Members  

From shared geography of Northeast Minnesota and all or parts of five Tribal nations – The Northland Foundation is pleased to announce the individuals and projects awarded Maada’ookiing grants. The Maada’ookiing board met in March to review and approve awards. Maada'ookiing (“the distribution” in Ojibwe) is a Northland Foundation program to strengthen relationships with Indigenous community, build partnerships with Native nations, and offer support for community members to expand capacity in northeastern Minnesota. A grant opportunity is offered three times per year, awarding up to $2,500 per grant for Tribal citizens, descendants, or those have kinship ties or affiliation to Indigenous communities within the Foundation’s geographic service area. Grant applications are accepted anytime on the online grant portal. The next application deadline is May 15, 2022.  

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