Otto Bremer Foundation grantmaking supports work important to the communities that are homes and neighbors to Bremer banks.
We strive to help build healthy, vibrant communities—places where basic needs are met, mutual regard is prized and opportunities for economic, civic and social participation are within everyone’s reach. We give highest priority to opportunities with potential to move a community forward in meaningful, powerful and broad-based ways.
In 2012 the Foundation provided 662 grants and two program-related investments totaling approximately $36 million. The average grant size was $54,507; the program-related investment was $200,000.
We hope the information in this section is helpful as you determine whether the Foundation is a good fit for your organization.