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Partner Fund Emergency Relief Grants

The following grants were awarded by select Initiative Foundation-held Partner Funds through their emergency relief efforts. During normal times, grants typically are made to nonprofits, schools and local units of government. However, during extraordinary times such as these, grants can be made to businesses. In the following descriptions you will see business-based grants which are the result of local decision-makers choosing to support hometown businesses during a time of crisis. 

Three Rivers Community Foundation Emergency Relief Fund

  • Big Lake Community Food Shelf, Inc.—Emergency Relief Grant: $5,000
  • Christians Reaching Out In Social Service—Emergency Relief Grant: $5,000
  • Elk River YMCA—Emergency Relief Grant: $3,000
  • Great River Family Promise—Emergency Relief Grant: $5,000
  • Open Doors For Youth—Emergency Relief Grant: $5,000
  • The Wave Youth Center—Emergency Relief Grant: $5,000

Milaca Area Emergency Relief Fund

  • Back Alley Bowl—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $1,000
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud, Emergency Relief Grant—Milaca Senior Dining: $1,000
  • Confidence and Company—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $900
  • Cory's Barber Shop—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $550
  • Cuts on Central—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $1,000
  • Daddio's Drive In—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $1,000
  • In Good Hands Massage—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $800
  • Jiggers Grill & Bar—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $1,000
  • Kayla Snow Salon—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $500
  • KISS, LLC, dba Brookview Winery—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $1,000
  • Milaca Area Pantry—Emergecy Relief Grant: $1,000
  • Milaca Golf Club—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $1,000
  • Milaca Pizza Central—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $1,000
  • Milaca Tanning—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $1,000
  • NatMat Entertainment—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $1,000
  • Northern Lights Ballroom and Banquet Center—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $1,000
  • Radiance Salon & Spa—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $250
  • Shear Beauty—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $1,000
  • The Grounded Path Massage—Small Business Emergecy Relief Grant: $800
  • Tranquility Masage & Bodywork—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $800
  • Trinity Lutheran Church of Milaca—Milaca Wolves Snack Pack Program: $1,000

Greater Pequot Lakes Community Relief Fund

  • Community Action of Pequot Lakes—Emergency Relief Grant: $1,000
  • Lakes Area Food Shelf, Inc.—Relief Grant for Lakes Area Food Shelf: $1,000
  • Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota Emergency Relief Grant—Pequot Lakes Area: $1,000

Greater Pine Area Emergency Relief Fund

  • A Place for You—Emergency Relief Grant: $500
  • Bombard Tech—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $250
  • Family Pathways Pine Community Food Shelf—Emergency Relief Grant: $2,500

Morrison County Area Emergency Recovery Fund

  • Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota—Emergency Relief Grant: $3,600
  • Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota—Emergency Relief Grant: $400
  • Morrison County Food Shelf—Emergency Relief Grant: $2,000
  • Oasis Central Minnesota, Inc. —Emergency Relief Grant: $4,000

Staples-Motley Area Emergency Relief and Response Fund

  • Amanda's Massage Therapy—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $1,120
  • B & B's Sports Bar and Grill—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $2,000
  • Highway 10 Paw Spa—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $650
  • Iron Paradise Health Club—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $1,500
  • Motley Area Food Shelf—Emergency Relief Grant: $2,000
  • Next Step Adolescent Residential—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $362
  • Ribbons and Bows Salon and Spa, LLC—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $2,000
  • Sacred Heart Area School—Emergency Relief Grant: $2,000
  • Simplicity Salon & Spa—Small Business Emergency Relief Grant: $2,000
  • Staples Area Food Shelf—Emergency Relief Grant: $2,000

Isanti County Emergency Relief Fund

  • Family Pathways—Emergency Relief Grant: $2,000
  • Mission 61—Emergency Relief Grant: $2,000

Partner Fund grant awards will be updated periodically as warranted.