The Blandin Foundation
100 N Pokegama Ave.
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Phone: (218) 326-0523
FAX: (218) 327-1949
Economic and Community Development
The mission of the Blandin Foundation is to strengthen rural Minnesota communities.
Programs and Activities
- SOTA TEC Fund, a Blandin Foundation - University of Minnesota partnership to support the development of new technologies with the potential to expand rural employment. SOTA TEC will join with rural Minnesota inventors, entrepreneurs
and operating companies to create and fund demand-driven research programs which tap University technical skills and resources.
- Student achievement and problem solving skills.
- Community involvement in the education process in supportive and responsible ways.
- Community awareness and utilization of schools, faculty and students as a key community
- Center for School Change
- The Blandin Foundation American Indian Education Program
Community Leadership Training
Technical Support Contact