Crow Wing Energized


2017 Grant Application Forms

Extended Deadline: June 30!

Crow Wing Energized healthy community and school grant applications are available online to support efforts to move our community to a place where the healthy choice is the easy choice. The Healthy Community Grants are made available through Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) funding that was awarded to Crow Wing Energized.

Application deadline(s)

Round 1 – April 15, 2017

Round 2 – April 30, 2017

Round 3 – May 26, 2017

Round 4 – June 30, 2017

Download the application files in fillable PDF formats. If you prefer a Word format application, contact

Healthy Community Grant Application

CWE Healthy Community Grant Fillable App 2017

Healthy Community Schools Grant Application

CWE Healthy SCHOOLS Comm Grant Fillable 2017

Workplace Wellness Grant Application

CWE WW Grant Application Fill 2017

Sustained Healthy Community Grant Application

CWE Sustained HC Grants Fill 2017

Grant Application Frequently Asked Questions





Aging Coalition

Resource sheet of telephone numbers CWE_Aging_Resource_Nos

Advance Directive FAQ:

Honoring Choices Minnesota Health Care Directives:

Aging with Dignity’s 5 Wishes Advance Directive:

Smoking Cessation Links


Resources in Crow Wing County

Click name of organization, call or click email link for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous – achieve sobriety

Bridges of Hope – build bridges of support, anchored in Christ’s love, between families and the community assets

Brainerd Lakes Limbs & Things Amputee Group – networking and support for amputees and their families

Camp Vanasek – outdoor youth camp, Whipple Lake, environment

The Center community resource on aging

Child Care Aware – child care referrals, resources, education

City of Brainerd – Walkable/Bikable City Committee – walk, bike, Brainerd

City of Crosby – Active Living Advisory Group – Crosby, bike, walk

Crisis Line and Referral Service – confidential, non-judgmental 24/7 crisis line for people who need a listening ear, information, referral resources, or crisis mental health intervention 800-462-5525

Crosslake Community School – Wellness Committee – school, staff wellness

Crow Wing County – Crow Wing, services, health, emergency services, children, families, veteran, victims

Crow Wing County Licensed Family Child Care Association – child care, health, safety, education

Crow Wing County Victim Services – support, court related, and financial services for crime victims

Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Crew – Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Trail and the volunteers that maintain them

Early Childhood Coalition – fatherhood, kindergarten transition, safety, healthy eating
Essentia Health – health, wellness, doctor, emergency, mental health

Five Wings Art – Council encourage and promote arts creation, appreciation, and education through grant programs and technical assistance

Infant Feeding Support – 855-710-BABY (855-710-2229) lactation specialists, M-F, 8am – 4:30pm

Kitchigama Regional Library System – Brainerd – public library and learning programs
Kiwanis Club – children, active living, service

Mid MN Womens’ Center – 24-hour emergency shelter for battered women and their children

Minnesota Food Charter – resources for schools, health care, communities, and work places

Minnesota Licensed Family Child Care Association – education, resources, services, advocacy
New Pathways – shelter for children and families, emergency

Northland Arboretum – nature preservation, recreation, education, research

Operation Sandwich – healthy food for children (not during the school year)

Parent Aware – childcare, kindergarten readiness

Paul Bunyan Cyclists – promoting safe and enjoyable cycling

Region 5 Recovery – mental health news, events, announcements

Salvation Army – meet the material and emotional needs of a person before ministering to them spiritually

Senior Linkage Line – click to download Brainerd flyer Need Help SLL Brainerd, or click to download Staples flyer Need Help SLL Staples

United Way of Crow Wing and Southern Cass Counties – improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community

Veterans Services – information and services for veterans

Wellness in the Woods – mental fitness



Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army Food Shelf, 208 S 5th St, Brainerd

218-829-1120 | Tues. – Fri. 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Cuyuna Range Food Shelf, 302 Cross Ave, Crosby

218-546-7444 | 2nd & 3rd Wed. 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.


Crosslake Emergency Food Shelf, 34212 CR 3, Crosslake

218-692-1004 | 1st & 3rd Fri. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.


Emily Area Food Shelf, 20948 Co. Rd. #1, Emily

218-763-3097 | 3rd Wed. 9:30 – 11 a.m. & Thurs. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. & 1st Wed. 9:30 – 11 a.m. bread & produce only


Garrison Area Care Givers Food Shelf, 9535 Madison St., Garrison

320-692-5399 | Tues. & Thurs. 1 – 5 p.m.


Lakes Area Food Shelf, 29280 State Hwy 371, Pequot Lakes

218-568-8474 | Tues. & Thurs. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.








If you are in need of the Crow Wing Energized logo in another format, please contact Millie Engisch at








Click to read about the Center program that encourages seniors to get energized.

Click to read about Forestview Earth Diggers, a Crow Wing Energized grant recipient