Funding opportunities for local government

Since 2014, local government and nonprofit organizations have used more than $11.5 million in funding to positively impact central Minnesota communities.

These programs are limited to members in Sourcewell's five-county service area.

Looking for nonprofit funding opportunities?

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    Need just a little extra financial support to get a small project done in your community? Get up to $1,000 per fiscal year through our Community Boost Funds program. *Entities are eligible for either one Boost or one Match award per fiscal year.

    2023-24 Community Boost Funds application for local governments (PDF) >

    Sourcewell will match 50% of the project costs up to $10,000. Resolutions are only required for county applications. *Entities are eligible for either one Match or one Boost award per fiscal year.

    2023-24 Community Match Funds application for local governments (PDF) >

    Our goal is to help our local governments better serve their communities.

    Award recipients for Community Impact Funds for Local Government will be selected at random. Closely review the documents below to learn more about this year's changes to the funding process.

    2024 Documents:

    2023 funding recipients: $1.5 million awarded to local government and nonprofit organizations >

    Hire a specialized consultant to get support you need, and Sourcewell will reimburse up to 50% of the costs incurred up to $10,000.

    Access program documents >

    Build, implement, and maintain safety programs in your workplace.

    Learn how to obtain these services for your city or county >

    Shape future community leaders and get support for your organization. We'll even help you pay the intern through our Internship Reimbursement Program.

    Learn how to apply >

    Receive funding support or get reimbursed for law enforcement, firefighting, and EMS/EMR training.

    Learn how to get reimbursed >

    Earn 1% cash back when your entity purchases from a Sourcewell contract. These rebate dollars are kept in a Sourcewell account, and you'll automatically receive the rebate cash payout every fall. Eligibility is limited to local government entities.

    Search awarded contracts >

    A strong statement of community commitment

    More than $1.5 mission was awarded to local nonprofit and government agencies through Sourcewell's Community Impact Funds in 2023.

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