Eight Organizations in Rochester, Red Wing, Austin and Winona Awarded Over $400,000 in Grants – Post Bulletin


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.

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