ST. PAUL — Eight organizations in southeastern Minnesota received grants to support charitable work last week.
The Otto Bremer Trust awarded $435,000 to organizations in Red Wing, Austin, Winona and Rochester in a grant round that ended August 11, 2022.
The organizations are:
- CARE ClinicRed Wing: $50,000 for “general operations aimed at providing access to affordable and culturally competent medical, dental, mental health, legal and social services for underserved individuals and families in Goodhue County.”
- Children’s dental health servicesRochester: $60,000 for “general operations to provide comprehensive dental care and quality education to underserved children in southeastern Minnesota.”
- The reading centerRochester: $75,000 for “general operations to improve academic outcomes for underserved dyslexic students through testing, tutoring, and teacher training.”
- Hire WinonaWinona: $35,000 for “general operations to support the capacity of community leaders through leadership development and community engagement opportunities”.
- Jeremiah programMinneapolis: $50,000 for “general operations to provide housing and support for single mothers to pursue post-secondary education in the Rochester area.”
- The MN LandingRochester: $50,000 “to provide hot meals to homeless people in Rochester.”
- Olmsted County Legal SupportRochester: $55,000 for “general operations to improve legal outcomes and stability for families and individuals living in poverty.”
- Mower County EldersAustin: $60,000 for “general operations to provide comprehensive, high quality programs to improve the well-being of seniors in Mower County.”
The Otto Bremer Trust is a St. Paul-based charitable trust that supports a better quality of life for residents of Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota and Wisconsin.