Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability (IRPS)
Mesabi Outdoor Adventures is operated entirely by volunteers as a non-profit, although we are not a 501(3)(c). The fiscal sponsorship provided by The Iron Range Partnership For Sustainability allows us to fundraise in a non-profit capacity.
In 2019, The Blandin Foundation granted Mesabi Outdoor
Adventures $3,000 for marketing and brand development to help reach more people.
Essentia Health Virginia
In 2019, Essentia Health granted Mesabi Outdoor Adventures $4,800 for equipment and development resources to reach more people in the community.
Indiegogo Crowdfunding for Canoes and Kayaks
From Nov. 15th-Dec. 15th 2019, we sold we sold t-shirts and stickers through a crowdfunding platform called indiegogo to raise money to buy canoes and kayaks for the program. We raised $3,535 for this effort. Special thanks to several businesses for contributing at a higher level to help us reach the goal. They are Northern State Bank, Waschke Family Dealerships, and Ritchie's Machine.