Hear directly from our team about the work and priorities of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation as we work to make our region stronger.
We all want our children to thrive. Fundamentally, we want our children to have a warm, safe place to sleep; nourishing, full meals; and relationships that fill them with love and joy. Today, however, more families are experiencing financial stresses that make them have impossible choices between paying rent, putting food in their children’s bellies, and being able to spend quality time with their little
Someone else is standing by, ready and eager to help pay for your education. That’s no exaggeration. It’s my job at the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation. And the foundation team and I would like nothing more than to deliver. Recently, I’ve traveled to more than 30 Northland high schools promoting the foundation’s nearly 100 scholarships, together worth about $800,000 annually. I urge students to
My mom used to tell me to write thank you notes. I confess that I wasn’t very responsive. But one practice I’ve built into my early morning routine at the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation is writing thank you notes. We receive donations from around our region and across the country. Donors give generously to support grant work and scholarships for this place we call
For months, a big part of our work and world at the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation has been about systems change. I’m not talking about big-picture system change, which takes on massive, societal issues of the day. I’m talking about changing the day-in, day-out systems we use to do our work at the foundation. Much like planning, the topic I addressed in my last