Itasca Area Community Response Fund

Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation

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Deadline: Rolling

Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Fields of work: Community Services Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Cass County, Michigan, Counties in Minnesota: Aitkin County, Beltrami County, Itasca County, Koochiching County

Location of residency: Cass County, Michigan, Counties in Minnesota: Aitkin County, Beltrami County, Itasca County, Koochiching County

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About this funder:

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Overview:

United Way of 1000 Lakes and the Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation, in cooperation with other community funders, launched the Itasca Area Community Response Fund on Friday, April 9, 2020.

The pandemic is impacting nonprofits in many ways, including increased demand for services, lost revenue due to closures and cancellations, as well as other challenges. Funds raised will help aid agencies providing local COVID-19 relief services, including access to food, health-related services, support learning, and child care services, to name a few.

The Community Response Fund provides maximum flexibility and responsiveness to aid 501(c)3 nonprofits assisting community members who face financial uncertainty stemming from efforts to contain the virus. Examples include, but are not limited to, agencies that provide access to food and health-related services, serve vulnerable populations such as seniors, aid those experiencing homelessness, and support learning and child care needs.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Eligible recipients must serve populations in Itasca County and the five surrounding communities of Bena (Cass County), Blackduck (Beltrami County), Hill City (Aitkin County), Northome (Koochiching County), and Remer (Cass County).

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