Welcome to the Paadio Grant Center

Sponsored by Brooklyn Park

At the Paadio Grant Center, we empower micro, small, and medium businesses and community-based organizations (CBOs) by providing comprehensive support and resources to access vital grant opportunities. Our mission is simple: to be your trusted partner in navigating the complex world of grants, offering tailored assistance, expert guidance, and up-to-date information to help you succeed. Whether you're a startup seeking funding for growth or an established organization aiming to make a greater impact, we're here to champion your cause and drive positive change in your community. Explore our services, connect with our team, and embark on your grant journey with confidence. Welcome aboard!

CURRENT GRANTS - MAY 2024

Cultural STAR Program

Cultural STAR serves as a vital catalyst for the flourishing arts and cultural landscape of Saint Paul, offering essential support to a diverse array of projects and organizations within the city's vi... ...more

Current Grants

April 05, 20241 min read

Cultural STAR Program

MNOSHA WSC: SAFETY GRANT PROGRAM

The Safety Grant Program awards employers in the state of Minnesota a dollar-for-dollar match – up to $10,000 – to qualifying employers for projects designed to reduce the risk of injury and illness t... ...more

Current Grants

April 05, 20241 min read

MNOSHA WSC: SAFETY GRANT PROGRAM

Minnesota Nita M. Lowey 21st CCLC Grant

The purpose of the program is to establish or expand community learning centers that provide students with enrichment opportunities during non school hours or periods when school is not in session, su... ...more

Current Grants

April 05, 20240 min read

Minnesota Nita M. Lowey 21st CCLC Grant

McKnight Foundation: Midwest Climate and Energy Grant

The Midwest Climate & Energy program of the McKnight Foundation supports efforts that build power through partnership, aligning climate and equity goals to advance bold action on the climate crisis. ...more

Current Grants

April 05, 20240 min read

 McKnight Foundation: Midwest Climate and Energy Grant

Target Foundation: Global Foundation Program

Through its global program, the Target Foundation invests in organizations building the capacity of people and communities to create livelihood opportunities sustaining long-term prosperity for famili... ...more

Current Grants

April 05, 20240 min read

Target Foundation: Global Foundation Program

Target Foundation: Hometown Racial Equity Grant

The Target Foundation embraces trust-based philanthropy to drive systems change, focusing on advancing equity, shifting power, and building mutually accountable relationships. With a commitment to lis... ...more

Current Grants

April 05, 20241 min read

Target Foundation: Hometown Racial Equity Grant

Medica Foundation Grant: MN Early Childhood Health

The Medica Foundation seeks proposals supporting early intervention programs fostering optimal growth and development for children from birth through age 12. Priority is given to proposals strategical... ...more

Current Grants

April 05, 20241 min read

 Medica Foundation Grant: MN Early Childhood Health

Expert Tips for Grant Application

Learn key tips for grant applications: create a standout proposal, manage risks strategically, and plan for long-term project success.