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Blandin Foundation Leadership Programs does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, selection of volunteers including program participants and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, independent contractors, and vendors.

We respect that your personal information is sensitive and we are mindful about how we share it and who we share it with. Your name and contact information will be shared with alumni, partners, selection committee, and your cohort to connect leaders in rural Minnesota to help build healthier communities.

Tell Us About You

Leaders Partnering to End Poverty (LPEP) Application Form

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Demographic Information 
Please take the time to answer the following demographic questions. We use this information to help us ensure that that all voices in the community are being heard and that our programs are reaching across the 9 dimensions.

Please provide us with your description of your gender.

Questions? Contact Tom Sippola at or at 877-882-2257 Ex 737.

The Blandin Foundation reserves the right to rescind any invitation to participate in any of its programs up to, and during, the program.