Awards & Recognition

July 2023

We are pleased to announce that Bam’idizowigamig Creator’s Place has received a grant in 2023 from the West Central Initiative! To support west central Minnesota in becoming a more sustainable and equitable region, a grant has been provided for the Bam’idizowigamig Creator’s Place Workforce Program. Learn more at

June 2023

A feature in the Park Rapids Enterprise, Creator’s Place addresses barriers for Pine Point residents, summarizes the work and impact of Bam’idizowigamig Creator’s Place as of June 2023.

December 2022

An informative article, A warm welcome and work to be found at Creator’s Place in Pine Point, MN, was published by Clean Energy Resource Teams following the award of a grant to upgrade the Bam’idizowigamig Creator’s Place building with increased insulation to improve the energy efficiency of our organization.

June 2022

We are delighted to announce that Bam’idizowigamig Creator’s Place has been chosen as a 2022 MN Cup semifinalist in the Impact Ventures category! Being a finalist means that our venture will receive help from two expert top executives from the business world to help us meet our goals which are: 

1) To provide work and on-the-job training for people right in the community at Pine Point

2) Improve the Pine Point economy

3) Give people who have been released from incarceration a better chance of success

June 2022

We are pleased to announce that Bam’idizowigamig Creator’s Place has received a grant from the West Central Initiative! West Central Initiative is a regional community foundation serving the nine west central Minnesota counties of Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse, and Wilkin and the portion of White Earth Nation in Becker County. West Central Initiative invests resources in communities for regional success using the tools of economic development and community development and by promoting philanthropy. Learn more at