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Grants up to $5,000 have proven they can change the lives of low-income people of potential in the Twin Cities.

Life Changing Options

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Helping those in need

"As someone who was raised by a single mom, I know first-hand that stability and predictability are privileges many families don’t have. What speaks to me about the work of MicroGrants is its focus on meeting immediate needs that help individuals overcome concrete barriers to improved financial stability – from solving a transportation challenge to helping to pay for job training or retraining. It doesn’t get more real than this."
Kelly Doran

What we do

How MicroGrants Work

  1. Generous supporters provide donations.
  2. Our Partner Agencies* recommend their best-qualified clients as possible grant recipients and all potential grant recipients are referred to us via those partner agencies*.
  3. We review grant applications and fund qualifying requests.
  4. Our partner agencies* mentor the recipients and oversee use of the grants.
  5. The partner agencies* follow up with the recipients and report the results to MicroGrants.
  6. Only residents of Minnesota and Florida are eligible for a MicroGrant.

In 2022


in grants disbursed

The Average
MicroGrant is



of grantees are BIPOC

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