General Granting Priorities

We’re passionate about making the Deer River area an even healthier place to live, work and play. We’re about bringing people together and tackling the challenges our communities face around health and wellness. We’re committed to ensuring access to high quality health care in our area through support of Essentia health and the patients they serve, while addressing the wide range of health needs faced by individuals and families in our area. We’re building on the proud legacy of our community to make us all healthier together.

Our primary areas of focus

  • Health and Wellness in the Communities We Serve
  • Support for Essentia Health Patients and Employees
Farmers Market Fridays 11-1 starting July 12 at Northview Bank

Past Grant Recipients

The full list of past grant recipients can be found on the Grant and Scholarships page.

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