Grants of up to $30,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations to enhance operations, efficiency, and communications through technological improvements. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended for applicants looking to use information and technology resources to remove barriers and build capacity for themselves and for their clients.
TheFoundation welcomes and considers grant requests to support programs, initiatives or operating needs utilizing technology to improve operations, efficiency, fundraising, staff, and clients’ access to opportunities. As technology constantly evolves the Foundation is open to expanding what it funds and looks forward to hearing about new ideas for technology projects that will solve issues nonprofits face in delivering on their unique mission.The Foundation is willing to accept technology requests for operating, program/project, or capital grant requests. Technical assistance and consulting costs may be included if it is required by the project.
Some of the outcomes of the projects the Foundation has funded include:Projects that give people access to information or skillsProvide organizations or their clients with better data by which to make decisionsCreate collaborative environments, better communication or marketing platformsImprove donor or volunteer relationsGive operational savings and efficienciesChange how an organization delivers services