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Otto Bremer Foundation Grants

Otto Bremer Foundation
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Online contact form

For questions about using the grant submission portal, email

The Otto Bremer Foundation provides funding for organizations working to provide for people's basic needs and help strengthen communities.

Past projects have included funding for:

  • Community health centers, hospitals, and clinics
  • Medical, dental, and vision services
  • Services to meet the needs of homeless populations
  • Domestic abuse services
  • Capital campaigns
  • Affordable housing for low-income or underserved populations including adults who have disabilities, homeless populations, and seniors
  • The provision of mental health services and basic needs
  • Health benefits counseling services
  • Development of food markets
  • Employment services
  • Early childhood development services
  • Agricultural health and welfare
  • HIV services

Grants are made only to organizations whose beneficiaries are residents of Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. Grants are generally restricted to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and to governmental entities.

Geographic coverage
North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, and Wisconsin
Amount of funding

There is no set dollar limit on grant requests.

Application process

Additional guidance and links to the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Capital funding · Employment and unemployment · Healthcare needs and services · Human services · Minnesota · Montana · North Dakota · Wisconsin

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.