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Omdahl Conservation Fund now accepting applications

The Omdahl Conservation Fund is now accepting applications for projects that promote or preserve natural resources in northwest Minnesota.

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BEMIDJI — The Omdahl Conservation Fund is now accepting applications for projects that promote or preserve natural resources in northwest Minnesota.

The Eldor and Stella Omdahl Environment and Conservation Fund, known as the Omdahl Conservation Fund is a component fund of the Northwest Minnesota Foundation.

The dedicated purpose of supporting charitable, educational and scientific programs, projects and activities that support or benefit environmental and conservation causes, a release said.

Grant applications are being accepted for projects that promote or preserve natural resources in the northwest Minnesota region.

Applicants must be 501c3 nonprofits in the region including Red Lake and White Earth Nations and Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake and Roseau Counties.

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The total funding available is $40,000 and multi-year grants may be considered. The maximum grant award is $25,000. Funding is available through June 30, 2023.

The application period will remain open until funds are depleted. Funding decisions will be made within 45 days of the application submission.

A full program description, including details on applying , can be found online at nwmf.org/resources/grants/open-grant-rounds or call (218) 759-2057.

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