Thank you for your interest! Before you begin your application, we encourage you to review our grant guidelines.

A few items of note:

  • The online grant application will open on September 1.
  • The deadline for submitting an application is October 15.
  • All applications must be completed online, using the form that opens on September 1. You may review Grant Application Questions beforehand through a linked file.
  • This year we have added a Collaborative Leadership section into our application.¬†According to author David Chrislip, collaborative leadership is an innovative way of building partnerships to solve the civic problems too big for anyone to solve alone as well as a type of leadership that brings together diverse stakeholders to solve a community’s problems.
  • Applicants will be notified in December of the grant decisions, with funds being disbursed early in the new year.
  • Successful grantees will be expected to sign a Grant Agreement prior to funds being dispersed.
  • Final Grant Reports are due by September 30, following receipt of a grant.

If you have any questions, please contact Mike Krance, Northfield Shares executive director, by email or call 507-403-9755.

Northfield Shares Grant Application