The Minnesota Department of Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation is accepting applications for its fiscal year 2024 grants cycle.  

IRRR promotes and invests in community development through a selection of grants that strengthen northeastern Minnesota. The agency works in partnership with cities, townships, counties, tribal governments, and nonprofits to support projects that advance community vitality and growth.   

This year, a variety of programs are available, including funding for: 

  • Broadband infrastructure 
  • Commercial redevelopment  
  • Community infrastructure 
  • Culture and tourism  
  • Downtown building rehabilitation 
  • Grant writing assistance 
  • Housing  
  • Residential redevelopment  
  • And more! 

Eligible applicants in the agency’s service area are encouraged to apply. 

You can view the timeframes for submitting grant applications and learn more details about all the grants available in this pamphlet: Northeastern Minnesota Resource Guide 

ERJPB staff are available to assist East Range communities and residents with grants. Contact Karl Schuettler or Shaun Hainey at (218) 481-7377 for more info.