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Grant & Loan Funding Development for Public Projects

Funding Development Services

  • Research to determine which sources are available for your project
  • Coordination of the necessary paperwork
  • Grant application and administration
  • Knowledge of the funding process details
  • Technical advice throughout the application and design process
  • Familiarity with funding agencies’ study requirements
  • Established relationships with state and federal agencies
Grant and Loan Funding Services

“The last two years, we’ve utilized Widseth’s funding services, and they had a 100% success rate in obtaining grant dollars. Two or maybe three years prior, we tried to do it all in-house, and we weren’t successful at all.”

– Marsharll Parks and Recreation Superintendent Preston Stensrud

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Jill Kemen
City of Dawson
City Clerk

Working with Widseth is amazing! They’re always there and have helped us every step of the way. They’re a partner everyone needs.

Widseth helped the City of Dawson secure $15,570,000 in PFA funding, including a $9,720,000 grant.

$350M in Funding Secured for Our Clients

One of the most important factors that takes a project from concept to reality is adequate funding. An extensive knowledge of state and federal funding options is key to successfully securing the funds your project will need.

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Funding Agency Familiarity

MN Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
  • Greater MN Business Public Infrastructure Program (BDPI)
  • Small Cities Development Program (SCDP)
  • Redevelopment Grant Program
  • Demolition Loan Program


MN Public Facilities Authority (PFA)
  • Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund (DWRF)
  • Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund (CWRF)
  • Point Source Implementation Grant (PSIG)
  • Water Infrastructure Fund (WIF)


MN Department of Transportation
  • Transportation Economic Development & Infrastructure Grant Program
  • Transportation Revolving Loan Fund
USDA-Rural Development (RD)
  • Community Facility Loans and Grants (CF)
  • Water and Wastewater Disposal Loans and Grants
  • Pre-Planning Grant or SEARCH program
  • Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant Program (REDLG)


MN Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
  • Outdoor Recreation Grants
  • Parks and Trails Legacy
  • Regional Trail Grant Program


Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)
Local Road Improvement Program (LRIP)


Minnesota Legacy Funding


Minnesota Historical Society


Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB)


Otto Bremer Trust, Blandin Foundation, and other non-profit foundations

Information About Funding Programs