Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation - 2009 Annual Report

Grants Awarded in 2009

Cook County

Arts & Culture

Grand Marais Art Colony
“Capacity Building” $12,000

Gunflint Trail Historical Society
“Capital Support” $50,000

Johnson Heritage Post
“Capital Project” $175,000

North Shore Music Association
“Exploring Celtic Connections” $1,290

North Shore Music Association
“Greatest Generation Concert” $1,800

WTIP North Shore Community Radio
“Capital Project” $8,000


Birch Grove Community School
“Support for Pre-School” $5,000

Birch Grove Foundation
“Support for Community Art Project” $4,200

Cook County Extension
“Capital Project” $10,000

Cook County Higher Education
“Capital Support” $30,000

Cook County Higher Education
“Operating Support” $25,000

Human Development Center
“Support for Fidgety Fairy Tales” $1,785


Cook County Local Energy Project
“Energy Initiatives” $10,000

Gunflint Trail Association
“Project Support” $3,000

Social Welfare

North Shore Health Care Foundation
“Project Support” $10,000

Lake County

Arts & Culture

Bay Area Historical Society
“Story of Reserve Mining Exhibit” $1,975

Lake Superior Community Theatre
“Project Support” $3,000

Northern Lake County Arts Board
“Support for Art in Schools Projects” $7,500

Socially Active Seniors
“Historic Community Performance” $1,500

Community/Economic Development

Friends of the Finland Community
“Capital Support” $25,000


Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center
“Project Support” $10,000

Social Welfare

Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency
“Lake County Community Event” $1,000

Community Partners
“Operating Support” $15,600

North Shore Horizons
“Support for Housing Services" $10,000

Northshore Area Partners
“Program Support” $11,302

North Shore

Arts & Culture

SMDC Foundation
“Support for Children's Health Theater” $10,000


North Shore Trade & Tech
“Operating Support” $15,000


Minnesota Conservation Corp
“Summer Youth Program in Lake & Cook Counties” $10,000

Sugarloaf: The North Shore Stewardship Association
“Support for Educational Programs” $9,000

Social Welfare

Just Kids Dental Health
“Support for Kids Dental Program in Lake & Cook Counties” $10,000

South St. Louis County

Arts & Culture

Arrowhead Chorale
“Support for Spring Concert” $1,000

Duluth Art Institute
“Support for Free Family Days” $1,500

Duluth Festival Opera
“Support for La Boheme” $6,000

Duluth Sister Cities International, Inc.
“Support for Peace Bell Garden” $10,000

Minnesota Ballet
“General Operating Support” $7,000

The Duluth Playhouse
“Support for The Conservatory” $15,000

WDSE Television / PBS Eight
“Support for High School Essay, Art and Photo Contest” $1,999

Community/Economic Development

Animal Allies Humane Society
“Suport for New Spay-Neuter Clinic” $11,558

Duluth LISC
“Support for Duluth at Work Program” $25,000

“Support for Home Delivered Meals Program” $15,000

Minnesota Resource Center-Duluth
“Support for Employment Skills Training” $5,000

Minnesota Teen Challenge Northland Campus
“Support for Aftercare Jobs Project” $5,000

Neighborhood Housing Services of Duluth
“Support for Homebuyer Education Program” $10,000

Sustainable Twin Ports
“Capacity Building” $14,000

The Morley Heights Neighborhood Association
“Support for Playground Improvements” $5,000


Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial, Inc.
“Staff Development Training Program” $1,000

Copeland Community Center
Hmong New Year's Celebration” $1,500

Fit City Duluth
“Operating Support” $10,000

South SLC 4-H Federation
“Summer Day Camp” $1,975


Hartley Nature Center
“Program Support” $8,000

Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory
“Project Support” $10,000

Social Welfare

Boys & Girls Club of Duluth
“Operating Support” $18,500

Churches United in Ministry (CHUM)
“Capacity Building” $25,000

Community Action Duluth
“Jump Start Program” $15,000

Copeland Valley Youth Centers
“Support to Meet Match for AmeriCorps” $13,980

Courage Center – Duluth
“Programming for Autistic Youth” $10,000

Damiano Center
“Operating Support” $20,000

First Witness Child Abuse Resource Center
“Operating Support” $10,000

Kids Closet of Duluth
“Program Support” $1,950

Lake Superior Health Center
“Operating Support” $10,000

Life House
“Development Program Support” $20,000

Lutheran Social Service
“Support for Runaway & Homeless Youth Programs” $25,000

Neighborhood Youth Services
“Support for JET Project” $15,000

The Salvation Army
“Program Support” $5,000

Union Gospel Mission
“Operating Support” $5,000

United Way of Greater Duluth
“Support for Smiles Across Duluth” $5,000

Wheels on Trails
“Support for Expanding Horizons” $1,920

Woodland Hills
“Support for Mental Health Program” $20,000

The mission of the Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation is to enhance educational opportunities in Cook County and to significantly improve the quality of life in the North Shore communities of Cook, Lake and southern St. Louis County through competitive grant making in the areas of Arts and Culture, Community and Economic Development, Education, Environment,
and Social Welfare programs to qualified nonprofit organizations.