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Northwest MN Foundation: Committed to Thriving Communities


One of six regional organizations established by the McKnight Foundation to stregthen opportunities  in rural Minnesota, the Northwest Minnesota Foundation inspires people in its 12 county service area to re-imagine possibilities. 

Nate Dorr is the Vice President for Advocacy at NWMF.  He Zoomed into the morning show recently to discuss ways the many ways NWMF  supports the region and how his career has changed his perspective. 

Visit the Northwest Minnesota Foundation website for information on grants, loans, opportunities and scholarships.  Do you know someone who is a Covid Community Hero?  Nominate them for recognition of their compassion in action here

Katie Carter started at Northern Community Radio in 2008 as Managing Editor of the station's grant-funded, online news experiment Northern Community Internet. Since 2016, she's produced Area Voices showcasing the arts, culture, and history stories of northern Minnesota. She's our local host of NPR's All Things Considered and CBC's As It Happens every weekday from 4-7pm.