The Northland Foundation gratefully acknowledges the businesses, foundations, organizations, and individuals who have provided support over the past year.


Business Finance Program

Calvert Foundation
Community Reinvestment Fund
Iron Range Resources
Minnesota Power – an ALLETE Company
M&I Community Development Corporation
Northwest Area Foundation
Opportunity Finance Network
Republic Bank
Rural Energy Development Initiative, a program of the Southwest
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State of Minnesota – Department of Employment and
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The McKnight Foundation
UMD Center for Economic Development
U.S. Department of Agriculture – Rural Development
U.S. Department of Treasury – Community Development
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Wells Fargo

Other Economic Development Initiatives

AgStar Fund for Rural America
Granite Equity Partners, LLC
Blandin Foundation
Minnesota Power – an ALLETE Company
Iron Range Resources

Grant Program

The McKnight Foundation
SMDC Health System


The McKnight Foundation
Minnesota Power Foundation
Great River Energy
Qwest Foundation
Miller Hill Jeep
Chuck and Jori Walt

Minnesota Early Childhood Initiative

The McKnight Foundation
Minnesota Department of Human Services
Otto Bremer Foundation
SMDC Health System
Blandin Foundation
United Way of Greater Duluth

Minnesota Thrive Initiative

Bush Foundation
The Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi Foundation for Children,
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The Sheltering Arms Foundation
Miller-Dwan Foundation
Mardag Foundation
Medica Foundation

KIDS PLUS Youth Leadership Academies

Walter and Valerie Broughton, Merrill Lynch & Co.
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Republic Bank
Wells Fargo Bank Fund of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation
Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A.
Harbortown Rotary Club
M&I Bank – Duluth and Superior
National Bank of Commerce
McGladrey & Pullen
Northstar Aerospace
Oneida Realty
Amsoil, Inc.
Enbridge Energy Corporation
Genesis Attachments
Murphy Oil Company
Superior Jaycees
Superior Water, Light & Power
Innovative Pine Technologies
North Shore Bank of Commerce
Midwest Energy Resources

Duluth Youth Leadership Service Project
Duluth Lion’s Club
Valentini's Vicino Lago
Pizza Luce
Positively 3rd Street Bakery
Cold Stone Creamery
Erbert & Gerbert's
Bridgeman's Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlour
Sam's Club
Whole Foods Co-op
Sammy's Pizza
Party America
Dr. Kay Boucher

Superior Youth Leadership Service Project
Kevin and Susan Mikel
Campbell's Do-It Center
Bottolfson Construction
Amys Excavating
Lake Superior Garden Center
Northwest Beverages, Inc.

Northland Assisted Living

American Bank of the North
Blandin Foundation
City of Buhl
Iron Range Resources
City of McGregor
M&I Community Development Corporation
Opportunity Finance Network
Otto Bremer Foundation
Republic Bank

AGE to age: bringing generations together

San Francisco Foundation/Community Experience Partnership,
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Minnesota Beautiful Program

Valspar Foundation