Charities receive grants from Otto Bremer Foundation

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The Otto Bremer Trust awarded 105 grants totally $6.5 million this cycle. Of that, $650,000 will benefit SE Minnesota organizations and outreach efforts.

Bluff County Family Resources in Hokah received $50,000. This money will be used to provide services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Houston County.

Channel One of Rochester received $150,000 for general operations to collect and distribute food to organizations and programs addressing food insecurity.

The Minneapolis-based Jeremiah Program received $75,000 to develop programming in Rochester MN to provide support to Southeastern Minnesota's single mothers and their children.

PossAbilities of Southern Minnesota received $75,000 to provide opportunities for children and adults with disabilities to contribute and connect with their community.


Southeastern Minnesota Private Industry Council received $125,000 to provide academic support and career navigation for disadvantaged populations to enter and move up in healthcare careers.

St. Charles Fire and Rescue received $75,000 to help purchase safety equipment for the volunteer-based fire and rescue unit.

Zumbro Valley Health Center received $100,000 to provide integrated care for underserved and unserved patients diagnosed with a co-morbid condition.

The Otto Bremer Trust is a private charitable trust established in 1944 by successful banker and businessman Otto Bremer. Since its start, the Otto Bremer Trust has invested more than $600 million in organizations throughout Minnesota, North Dakota, and western Wisconsin.

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