Dozens of organizations across the Northland recently received a financial boost. Cliffs Natural Resources has donated $271,800 to a variety of N.E. Minnesota organizations. Cliffs’ District Manager of Public Affairs in Minnesota Sandy Karnowski, said  “We are continually impressed by the quality of projects that are proposed by organizations in our communities, and look forward to seeing the 2014 initiatives that have received Cliffs’ support come to life.” The Cliffs Foundation will be accepting grant applications from qualified organizations until June 1, 2014 for their 2015 budget consideration. If you would like to apply please visit the company’s website www.cliffsnaturalresources.com.