Bame Foundation Site

​Grants and Sponsorships

Bame Foundation is proud to support 501c3 charities in communities across the nation and around the world. Any organization is welcome to apply, but we prioritize applications based on several criteria, including location, focus area and strategic partnerships.

Location Preferences:

  • ​Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • Iowa
  • Northern Louisiana

Focus Areas:

  • ​Health
  • Education
  • Conservation​
  • Everyday Heroes (military/vet, first responders, etc)

For event and campaign sponsorships, please complete the online Sponsorship Form. Please submit all requests a minimum of 60 days prior to the event date.

​Grant Application

For grant applications, please complete:

1) the online Grant Application 

2) submit an LOI to Foundation Director Marissa Schermer at or:

Marissa Schermer
Bame Foundation
900 Mendelssohn Ave
Golden Valley, MN 55427

Bame Foundation provides grants to organizations that are tax-exempt and publicly supported under section 501c3 of the IRS Code. Contributions will not be made in support of individuals, loans or investments, political or lobbying organizations, and sectarian/denominational religious organizations, except where funds are to be used in direct interest of the entire community.