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Northwoods Queer Outreach

Bemidji State University


Northwoods Queer Outreach (NQO) is an initiative that aims to increase queer and transgender representation, support and acceptance across the Bemidji State University campus and within the Bemidji community.

NQO will provide valuable education and resources for the LGBTQIAP2S+ student community, while promoting a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. Goals for the project include administering a climate survey on queer/trans issues, connecting with community partners to serve as a resource for queer/trans education, and grow advocacy through teaching, learning, and practice.

Type of Grant Received through Minnesota State Innovation Funding

Small Seed Grant – $9,974

Sustaining Grant - $9,349

Minnesota State faculty, staff, and administrators interested in applying for an innovation funding grant can visit the Innovation Funding SharePoint (log in using to find more information and applications.