Apply for grants
The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation offers more than $2 million in annual competitive grant funding.
To be eligible to apply for funding, an organization must be classified as a charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; or classified as an organization under Section 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code; or have a fiscal sponsor classified as a charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; or classified as an organization under Section 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code.
The Community Opportunity Fund grant applications are open October 30, 2023 to December 22, 2023 at 5pm.
This funding will be focused on three strategic areas of investment: Opportunity, Resilience and Belonging. These partnering opportunities will serve to center our interdependence, uplifting the well-being of all people, our community and our environment.
Click on each of the following Community Opportunity Fund focus areas to view the grant guidelines:
Grant requests to the following funds are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year:
Steps to apply:
Access the grant portal (bookmark this site).
Log on or create an account.
On the applicant dashboard, click “Apply” at the top of the page, then go to “Community Opportunity Fund Cycle 2023” and take the eligibility quiz.
See Resources and Community Impact Team contacts below.
- Grant applicant tutorials
- Collaborator tutorial (for use when multiple people are involved in completing the application)
- Grant application narrative Questions
- Documents required to upload in the application:
1. Project budget template (for optional use if you do not already have our own)
2. Most current organizational budget
3. Most current filed IRS Form 990 or audited financial statement
For a list of funding opportunities and detailed descriptions, visit Our Grants page.
Community Impact Team support contacts: