November 15, 2017
Brainerd, Minn. – The Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation (BLACF) announced today that their annual Brainerd Lakes Area Grant round is now accepting applications. The BLACF has focused this year's grant round on supporting programs and projects that help develop, attract and retain a quality workforce for the Brainerd Lakes area now and in the future. Grant application deadline is January 15th. For additional information and to apply, visit www.communitygiving.org/grants and select "Brainerd Lakes Area Grant".
October 16, 2017
Brainerd, Minn. – The Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation (BLACF) announced today the addition of three new members to their Board of Directors
May 11, 2017
The Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation (BLACF) Board of Directors and CommunityGiving are pleased to announce their 2017 Award in Philanthropy recipient, Stewart C. Mills, Jr.
April 27, 2017
April 07, 2017
Brainerd, Minnesota - For their longtime dedication to education and service in the community, Marlee Larson and Pat Altrichter have been named by the Brainerd Lakes Area Women’s Fund as the 2017 Women Making Waves recipients. These two leaders and friends will be honored at the Brainerd Lakes Area Women’s Fund annual event on May 10.
December 06, 2016
August 10, 2016
Brainerd, Minn. – The Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation (BLACF) announced today approval of the election of Julie Ingleman and Darrell Paske to a first term, Ray Charpentier, Janelle Riley and Mary Jetland to a second term and Ruth Gmeinder and Bob Sweeney to a third term to the Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation Board of Directors.
June 22, 2016
Brainerd, Minn. – CommunityGiving and the Board of Directors of the Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation (BLACF) are pleased to announce the grant awards made for fiscal year 2016. Six area nonprofits received grants totaling $41,000. The Foundation has awarded over $3.4 million in grants since its inception in 1998.
June 02, 2016
Brainerd, Minn. – Fueled by a passion for community with a special focus on children and families, economic development and environment preservation, Jim and Linnea Anderson have been selected as the Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation’s 2016 Award in Philanthropy recipients.
April 14, 2016