To know the right thing to do you need to ask the right questions.

Northeastern Minnesota is special: blessed with diverse geography, incredible resources, and strong people. We are family, friends, and neighbors who are committed to improving our part of the world. The Northland Foundation is committed to improving this region, too, with a PURPOSE framed by our mission, values, and priorities. The DIRECTION we take is shaped by input from the people and communities we serve. It starts with asking good questions and listening with an open mind to your responses.



How can we inspire young people to reach their full potential?

business finance

How can we support a diverse economy and widespread prosperity?

kids plus

How can we do more to uplift and nurture our newest generation?

funding partners and donors

How can we welcome others to support purpose with direction?