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Twin Ports area foundation to boost giving by $1 million

In the face of the pandemic, the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation plans to increase philanthropic donations by 37%.

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DULUTH — The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation announced that it will provide an additional $1 million in grants to Northland nonprofits in 2022, boosting its annual giving budget to $3.7 million.

"Our region is strong and resilient, but the pandemic continues to present challenges," foundation President and CEO Shaun Floerke said in a written statement. "This was the right thing to do, period. Moreover, it has the direct impact of providing $1 million more to our nonprofit patners working on the front lines during these difficult and challenging times."

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Shaun Floerke

More information about the grant program can be found at dsacommunityfoundation.org or by contacting grantsinfo@dsacommunityfoundation.com. Applications for the first round of grants will be due Feb. 1, with three additional rounds to be offered in the spring, summer and fall.

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Since its inception, the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation has provided more than $63 million in grants and scholarships.

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