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Drilling Incentive

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The Drilling Incentive grant program is designed to stimulate exploration for new metallic minerals and/or new deposits of minerals. The data and information acquired during the drilling and analyses phase will eventually become housed at the State's Drill Core Library for additional analysis in the future.  

Contact: Linda Johnson, 218-274-7007,

Eligible applicants: Must meet Minnesota requirements for exploratory boring procedures (Minnesota Statute 103I.601). Must be authorized to do business in Minnesota and hold a Minnesota exploration lease. Multi-organization collaboration is welcome. 

FY20 Grant Guidelines Coming Soon!
FY19 Drilling Incentive Grant Guidelines

Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation works to improve economic opportunities for diversity and inclusion within our service area.

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