The Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation 2017 Annual Report

Grants Awarded in 2016

COOK COUNTY

Arts & Culture

Cook County Grand Marais Economic Development Association
Cook County Creative Economy Collaborative - $15,000

Cook County Historical Society
Capacity Building Year 2 - $30,000

Grand Marais Art Colony
General Operating Support - $25,000

Grand Marais Playhouse
Summer Repertory Festival - $2,000

Gunflint Trail Historical Society
Watercraft Exhibit Building - $10,000

North House Folk School
Technology & Systems Manager Position- $35,000

Schroeder Area Historical Society
General Operating Support - $2,000

Education

Birch Grove Community School
Educational Curriculum - $21,606

Cook County Higher Education
Support Services & Scholarship Support - $70,000

Cook County YMCA
Licensed Child Care Center - $10,000

Cooperation Station
Nature-Based Child Care Center - $10,000

Great Expectations School
Responsive Classroom Training- Elementary Schools - $20,000

WTIP Cook County Community Radio
Expansion of Local News Reporting - $40,000

Environment

Northwoods Volunteer Connection
Capacity Building Year 2 - $15,000

Social Welfare

North Shore Health Care Foundation
Oral Health Task Force - $10,000


LAKE COUNTY

Arts & Culture

Friends of Band Shell Park
Capital Campaign - $10,000

Community/Economic Development

Friends of the Finland Community
Community Orchard - $2,000

Neighbor to Neighbor
N2N Youth Center Upgrade - $10,000

Education

Lake Superior School District ISD 381
Auditorium Seating & Accessibility Improvements - $30,000

Northland Foundation
Age to Age Development Initiative – Silver Bay - $10,000

Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center
“Making Waves” Capital Campaign - $50,000

Social Welfare

Just Kids Dental
Preventative Dental Services - $10,000

Lake County Development Achievement Center, Inc.
Phase 2 Building Renovations - $2,000

Two Harbors Area Food Shelf
A Better Shelf for Better Health Project - $8,000


NORTH SHORE

Arts & Culture

Lyric Opera of the North
Little Opera of the North - $5,000

Community & Economic Development

Entrepreneur Fund
Be Strategic Trainings - $30,000

Education

Lake Superior School District IDS 381
DECA Civility Summit - $2,000

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
E-Learning Project - $10,000

Environment

Conservation Corps Minnesota
Summer Youth Corps Program - $5,000

Sugarloaf: The North Shore Stewardship Association
Lost Forest Program - $7,875

Social Welfare

Communication Center: State Services for the Blind
Radio Talking Book Program & Audio Services - $5,000

Girl Scouts of Minnesota
Leadership Opportunities for Girls - $10,000

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans
Homeless & Crisis Programming - $15,000


ST. LOUIS COUNTY

Arts & Culture

Arrowhead Chorale
New Choral Composers Project - $2,000

Duluth Playhouse, Inc.
Capacity Building & Strategic Planning - $15,000

Harbor City International School
Rose Ensemble Performance - $1,000

Lake Superior Youth Chorus, Inc.
Capacity Building - $15,000

Marshall School
Fregeau Auditorium Stage Repair - $10,000

Minnesota Ballet
Outreach Week - $8,500

Northern Expressions Art Collective
Haunted Happenings at Harrison - $300

St. Louis County Historical Society
Transcription & Traveling Exhibit - $10,000

The Kako Foundation
Kako’s Choir - $1,960

Zeitgeist Center for Arts & Community
Capacity Building - $10,000

Zeitgeist Center for Arts & Community
TED at the Teatro - $1,900

Community/Economic Development

Animal Allies Humane Society
Volunteer Program Development - $15,000

Community Action Duluth
Family Freedom School Initiative Year 2 - $10,000

Damiano of Duluth, Inc.
Clothes that Work Program - $15,000

Duluth XC Ski Club
Nordic Center - $10,000

Ecolibrium3
Strategic Planning - $20,000

GND Development Alliance
Community Garden & Sport Court Construction - $25,000

One Roof Community Housing
Housing Rehabilitation Inspector Position - $25,000

Education

Companies to Classrooms
Free Store Support - $5,000

Conflict Resolution Center
In-School Mediation Program - $10,000

Duluth Library Foundation
Downtown Library Capital Project - $10,000

Grandma’s Garden by the Lake
Raised Bed Gardening Project - $1,000

Hartley Nature Center
Part-Time Development Officer - $20,000

Lake Superior Center – Great Lakes Aquarium
River Trek Exhibit Development - $20,000

Life House, Inc.
Futures Program - $15,000

Scottish Rite Foundation
Parent Education, Coaching & Awareness - $15,000

ServeMinnesota
MN Reading Corps - $25,000

Environment

American Indian Community Housing Organization
Solar Roof Project - $10,000

Friends of Sax-Zim Bog
Joint Head Naturalist Position Year 2 - $15,000

Minnesota Land Trust
St. Louis River Corridor Revitalization - $10,000

Social Welfare

Accessible Space, Inc.
Assisted Living Services at Burke Apartments - $5,000

Duluth Bethel Society, Inc.
Impact Analysis & Evaluation Report - $15,000

Duluth Superior Sailing Association
Sailing Lesson Scholarships - $2,000

Duluth YMCA
Mentor Duluth Program - $15,000

Ecumen Lakeshore
Home Delivered Meals Program - $10,000

First Witness Child Advocacy Center
Strategic Planning - $10,000

Kids Closet of Duluth
Clothing Purchases - $10,000

Lutheran Social Service
Another Door Homeless Youth Shelter - $10,000

Men as Peacemakers
Capital Project - $40,000

PAVSA
Succession Planning - $20,000

St. Luke’s Foundation
Capital Campaign - $15,000

YWCA Duluth
Girl Power! Program - $25,000