Otto Bremer Trust Makes 134 Investments Totaling $8.8 Million

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Otto Bremer Trust has awarded $8,802,246 in grants and one program-related investment as part of its most recent grantmaking cycle.

“These investments continue our ongoing support of communities and organizations in the Upper Midwest,” said Brian Lipschultz, co-CEO and trustee, OBT.

The Otto Bremer Trust, based in St. Paul, Minn., is a private charitable trust established in 1944 by founder Otto Bremer, a successful banker and community business leader. OBT owns 92 percent of Bremer Bank and also manages a diversified investment portfolio. The mission of OBT is to invest in people, places, and opportunities in the Upper Midwest. Since its inception, OBT has invested more than $600 million in organizations throughout Minnesota, North Dakota, and western Wisconsin. Visit

For a complete list of grants, see the full release on the Otto Bremer Trust website.