Red Wing Ignite awarded Department of Commerce grant

Red Wing Ignite is one of 26 organizations and the only organization in Minnesota to be awarded with a grant through the 2019 U.S. Department of Commerce’s i6 Challenge.

According to Neela Mollgaard, Red Wing Ignite executive director, this grant has a value of $1,690,602 over three years. Of the total value, $750,000 is from the Economic Development Administration. The remaining $940,602 is from local and regional organizations. A requirement of the EDA grant was an in-kind match of funds.

"We are thrilled that the federal economic development administration has seen the value in our work,” Mollgaard said. … READ MORE