A nonprofit organization

$9,312 raised by 97 donors

74% complete

$12,500 Goal

The greater the challenge. The stronger our voice. We can make change together. 


CURE’s wins + work in 2023:

2023 Minnesota Legislative Session- So many wins for Minnesotans!

CO2 Pipelines + False Climate Solutions 

CURE continues to lead the Minnesota campaign against proposed CO2/Carbon Pipelines by helping organize landowners and concerned communities. At the state and federal level, CURE continues to intervene with regulators about the harmful impacts of these projects on rural communities and Minnesota lands. 

Rise + Repair

An event that called on legislators and the Governor to center indigenous rights & climate justice as we build a just and sustainable economy for people across Minnesota and to take bold action to protect our land, water, and all living creatures.  

REC Scorecard  

Rates how well MN's electric co-ops demonstrate online transparency. It also highlights how co-ops are modernizing their energy supply and how they communicate with their members and  if they communicate about historic clean energy funding

Fighting dirty “Dual-Fuel" proposal at GRE’s Cambridge Peaker Power Plant

CURE continues to advocate for more robust environmental review of Great River Energy’s proposal to add diesel fuel capabilities to its Cambridge peaking plant. 

Building a Just Energy Transition 

CURE was among a group of community and environmental justice leaders, electric grid analysts, and labor representatives who released new “Equitable Grid Principles" that aim to guide electric grid decision making while improving community health, creating good local jobs, providing financial benefits, and avoiding additional burdens on communities already vulnerable to environmental health hazards. This work is part of CURE’s expanding focus on ensuring that the wellbeing and vitality of rural communities is prioritized in the buildout of clean energy. 

Listen Lead Share – listening sessions to learn more from folks like you!  

IRA facts sheets | Learn more about Energy Saving Tax Credits for the way Rural Minnesotans live  

Forestry Intervention + Agency Accountability

CURE has been working with partners to highlight the DNR’s poor management of state forested lands, including increased logging of protected wildlife habitats and CURE has led other organizations in calling out the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s continued distribution of hunter and angler taxes to the DNR despite the appalling land management. 

Record interest in IRA $$ for REC  

A record-setting rush of almost 160 Electric Co-ops have started the process of applying for New ERA cleaning energy funding, which will create jobs, save rural Americans money, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This is an amazing start to a rural clean energy future. Still, more investment is needed to ensure all rural Americans can be part of the clean energy future. 

New CURE staff members – Misty + Kari + Hudson!  

These are why CURE asks for your support because there is still so much work to do despite our progress. In these turbulent times, we ask you to give what you can to support what you believe in. We do big things and make lasting change TOGETHER. 


ABOUT: CURE knows that rural Minnesota, its people and its lands, are vital to solving some of the biggest problems facing us today. Our staff, located across the state, help tell the stories of a vibrant rural future, lift up its people to lead, and together, work for policies and practices to make a better future a reality for everyone. CURE's mission is to protect and restore resilient communities and landscapes by harnessing the power of people who care about them.                                                        

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117 South 1st Street
Montevideo, MN 56265



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