Otto Bremer Trust Makes 170 Grants Totaling $12.8 Million

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The Otto Bremer Trust has awarded $12,855,616 in grants and program-related investments as part of its most recent grantmaking cycle.

“The Otto Bremer Trust is proud to continue investing in a broad range of programs and organizations that are making a positive impact in people’s lives across the region,” said Brian Lipschultz, Co-CEO and Trustee, OBT. “Partnering in this way is at the core of our continued long-term commitment to the Upper Midwest and exactly what Otto Bremer envisioned 75 years ago when he saw a need to help communities prosper.”

The Otto Bremer Trust is a bank holding company and a private charitable trust based in Saint Paul, Minn., that works at the intersection of finance and philanthropy. OBT is the 86 percent owner of Bremer Bank, a regional financial services company, and also manages a diversified investment portfolio. Since its founding, OBT has invested more than $700 million in people, places, and opportunities in the Upper Midwest. Visit ottobremer.org.

For a complete list of grants, see the full release on the trust's website.