The Minneapolis Foundation’s LOI process is now closed. You will be notified by August 26, 2014 if you have been accepted to submit a full application.
The application process for all competitive grants begins with a Letter of Inquiry (LOI).
You can access the online LOI here.
Before beginning an LOI, all organizations should carefully review the Foundation’s Strategic Framework and Grant Guidelines in order to understand our equity framework and focus areas.
After reviewing these documents, if you feel that your organization’s work aligns with the goals of the Foundation, follow the steps below to complete the online LOI. The LOI must be submitted using our online form. No other format will be accepted.
Instructions for completing the online LOI follow.
Note: the Foundation strongly recommends organizations download the LOI as
a Word document first and use it to preview questions and prepare answers
that meet character limitations before accessing the online version for
will be notified whether or not they are invited to submit a full
application within two weeks of the LOI deadline.
If you have questions that are not addressed in this document,
the Foundation’s Strategic Framework or our Grant Guidelines, contact
the Director of Impact Strategy associated with your focus area.
Civic Engagement - Catherine Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org or (612) 672-3876
Economic Vitality - Jo-Anne Stately at email@example.com or (612) 672-3831
Education - Max Korn at firstname.lastname@example.org or (612) 672-3866
Join our mailing list to be notified of the next opportunity to apply.
Letter of Inquiry submission dates: July 14 through 4:30 p.m. on August 8, 2014
Full proposal invitations: August 26, 2014
Full proposal submission dates: August 26 through 4:30 p.m. on September 22, 2014
Award notification: December 17, 2014