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Community Benefit Financial Company Emergency Fund

Otto Bremer Trust
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

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Otto Bremer Trust subsidiary, Community Benefit Financial Company, will provide grants and/or loans for nonprofits and community organizations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Montana to respond to COVID-19.

Funding may be used to rebuild community assets, such as damaged infrastructure, small businesses hurt by the economic crisis, and investments to replace or retain critical services for vulnerable and underserved populations.


501(c)(3) nonprofits and government entities in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Montana are eligible to apply.

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

Amounts are not specified.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application process, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Applications are reviewed at 4 times in the year, with the following deadlines in 2022:

  • February 10, 2022
  • April 14, 2022
  • June 16, 2022
  • August 11, 2022
Tagged as
Community and economic development · Community and faith-based initiatives · Human services · Infectious diseases · Infrastructure · 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.