Mortenson Family Foundation Announces New Guidelines and Pilot Grant Round for Sustaining Environmental Systems Program

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Mortenson Family Foundation pilot its new Sustaining Environmental Systems grant guidelines in a grant round that will be open for proposals beginning on January 31, 2022.

In a process untaken last year, the Foundation revised its guidelines based on feedback and input received from a community process. For the new guidelines and process, please visit The deadline for proposal submissions is 4:00 pm CST on February 18, 2022.

The Foundation will host virtual information sessions to share more about the pilot and answer questions about the guidelines and application process. You are welcome to sign up at this link ( for one of the sessions on February 7-9, 2022. A Zoom link will be sent upon signup.

We encourage everyone to learn more about the Foundation through the information sessions.  If you have remaining questions about the guidelines or process after the session, email or call 612-260-2067. If you have questions about the Foundation’s online grant system, email or call 763-710-2641.