The 2020 Community Funding Grant Application is Now closed!

The Junior League of Duluth (JLD) funds and supports initiatives that complement its mission and vision, and address community need by focusing on our membership-selected impact area: food insecurity.

In April 2019, the Junior League of Duluth granted $33,420 to support the work of other nonprofits in the Twin Ports:


$3,500 for the gardening program at the Steve O’Neil Apartments


Duluth Community School Collaborative

$3,500 for gardening programs and health-related activities in the Duluth Public Schools

Life House

$1,500 for the Meals in A Bag Program and the Farm Food CSA

Community Action Duluth/Seeds of Success

$4,000 for the Seeds of Success program to increase access to healthy, locally grown or produced food by continuing to operate farmers markets and by offering youth free fruit and/or vegetables through the Power of Produce (PoP) Club.


 $2,500 to provide nutritious foods and snacks to clients.

Center Changing Lives

$4,920 to purchase Ruby’s Pantry shares and supplemental groceries for youth who have been homeless.

Armory Arts & Music Center

$1000 for snacks, rent, and instructors’ wages.

The Boys & Girls Club of the Northland

$2,000 for the 2019 Healthy Meals Program

Damiano Center

$3,000 for food served at the Community Kitchen

Safe Haven

$5,000 to purchase a sanitizer

Duluth Area Family YMCA

$2,500 to support the weekend backpack program at the Harbor Heights Community Center