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Northwest Minnesota Foundation seeks applicants for Board of Directors

The Northwest Minnesota Foundation is now accepting applications from those interested in serving on its Board of Directors.

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BEMIDJI — The Northwest Minnesota Foundation is now accepting applications from those interested in serving on its Board of Directors.

The NMF board is looking to elect new members at its board meeting in November, with newly elected directors starting their four-year terms in December, a release said.

"NMF invests resources, facilitates collaboration and promotes philanthropy to make the region a better place to live and work," the release said. "The vision of the foundation is that Northwest Minnesota will be a place where communities and people work together to foster opportunity, promote philanthropy and enrich the lives of all residents."

The NMF Board of Directors is made up of 12 adults who live within the 12-county region, which includes Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake and Roseau Counties, and Red Lake and White Earth Nations.

NMF encourages applications from all who may be interested from throughout the region. NMF is particularly encouraging people from the following groups to apply:

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  • Those ages 40 or younger.
  • Residents of the following counties or regions: Norman, Roseau and Pennington Counties and Red Lake and White Earth Nations.
  • Indigenous people, people of color, immigrants/new Americans, LGBTQ people, and low-income people.
  • Those working in banking, health care, manufacturing, nonprofit, low-income serving, arts, early childhood or legal.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
For a full position description, visit nwmf.org/apply-for-board.

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