Several area organizations receive Otto Bremer Trust grants

The Otto Bremer Trust awarded $17,933,712 in grants and program-related investments, including grants to several area organizations, in February and March 2023.

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ST. PAUL โ€” The Otto Bremer Trust awarded $17,933,712 in grants and program-related investments, including grants to several area organizations, in February and March 2023.

โ€œOBT investments help meet basic needs, create economic opportunities, and fund programs and services that support health and wellness,โ€ said Charlotte S. Johnson, Otto Bremer Trust, co-CEO and trustee, in a news release. โ€œWeโ€™re pleased to assist the many organizations across the four-state region engaged in this important work.โ€

Area organizations receiving grants include:

Aitkin County CARE Inc., Aitkin, $32,000 for general operations to provide holistic services for older and disabled adults and those who care for them living in Aitkin County.

Bridges of Hope, Brainerd, $50,000 for general operations to provide basic needs and wraparound support to low-income residents in Crow Wing County.


My Neighbor to Love Coalition, Nisswa, $75,000 for capital support of a project to address homelessness in the Brainerd lakes area.

Tri-County Community Action Partnership Inc., Little Falls, $21,000 to support an infrastructure upgrade that will increase efficiencies and improve outcomes for clients.

Anishinabe Legal Services, Cass Lake, $80,000 for general operations to provide free civil legal services and education to low-income members of the Leech Lake, White Earth, and Red Lake Reservation communities.

Visit for a complete list of grants awarded.

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