Grants

Editor's note: this newspaper column, written by Northfield Shares Executive Director Mike Krance, originally appeared in the Sept. 11, 2019, issue of the Northfield News.   Last Sunday was a day of change for many people in Northfield. Although school is already in session, many saw it...

Local community foundation and its donors make huge philanthropic impact. NORTHFIELD, MINN. (January 22, 2019) – Northfield Shares, a community foundation centered on philanthropy, volunteerism and collaborative leadership, announced that through its named endowment funds and its donors, the organization awarded $1,288,084 to nonprofit organizations in...

Northfield Shares distributed over $62,000 in grants to 12 local nonprofits as part of its annual grant cycle. Grants were awarded to organizations whose projects create long-term solutions to core issues affecting our community, enhance the overall well-being of the area and generate the biggest multiplier effect. One...

Northfield Shares, a community foundation centered on philanthropy, volunteerism and collaborative leadership, has selected 15 area nonprofits to receive grants for 2017. The organizations selected are Cannon River Watershed Partnership, Community Action Center of Northfield, Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys, Greenvale Park Community School, HealthFinders Collaborative, Laura Baker Services Association, Northfield Area Learning Center, Northfield in Bloom, Northfield Booster Club, Northfield Healthy Community Initiative (Reading Rockets and YouthBank), Northfield Senior Center, Northfield TORCH, Northfield Union of Youth, Northfield Youth Sports Collaborative and Project Friendship. The grants, totaling $68,619, will be funded by seven different funds inside of the Northfield Shares organization. This is the largest amount of total funding that Northfield Shares has granted in the history of Northfield Shares and its predecessor organization, Northfield Area Foundation.