Grant Information

The Shavlik Family Foundation seeks to remove barriers to technology and information for Minnesota non-profits and the clients they serve.

General Information About the Grant

Access to information and technology can improve non-profits operations, program efficiency, potential collaboration with other agencies and entities, and communication to clients, partners, volunteers and donors. By offering technology programs nonprofits can give people of all ages access to important resources and information and to acquire the skills necessary to participate in the complex life and work environments of the twenty first century.

The implementation of an innovative technology project can make a non-profit a leader in program delivery or operational efficiency that sets them apart from their peers.

Who We Fund

The Shavlik Family Foundation does not focus on the size, location or services provided by a nonprofit. We simply want to fund the best technology projects that we feel have the greatest impact on an organization or the community it serves.

We continue to be inspired every year with new and different ways technology can be applied to issues facing the Minnesota nonprofit community.

Funding Outcomes

The Foundation is primarily focused on information and technology resources that remove barriers or build capacity for nonprofits and their clients.

Some of the outcomes of the projects we have funded include:

  • Projects that give people access to information or skills
  • Provide organizations or their clients with better data by which to make decisions
  • Create collaborative environments, better communication or marketing platforms
  • Improve donor or volunteer relations
  • Give operational savings and efficiencies
  • Change how an organization delivers services

As technology constantly evolves we are open to expanding what we fund and look forward to hearing about new ideas for technology projects that will solve issues nonprofits face in delivering on their unique mission.

Grant Timeline

The timeline for Shavlik Family Foundation Grants can be found here to help you plan your application planning process.

Grant Resources

Grant resources that can help you write a grant to the Shavlik Family Foundation that will meet our criteria can be found here.