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Our Mission

Advance a more just, creative, and abundant future where people and planet thrive

COP27: Growing Climate Finance to Transform Food Systems

Tonya Allen makes the case that governments must act quickly to help farmers advance climate solutions.

Investing in a Climate-Forward Future

McKnight Foundation reports on one year of action toward Net Zero.

Streamlining Grantmaking

McKnight is changing the way we do grantmaking in order to create a more equitable, streamlined, and flexible process for our grantee partners.

McKnight Names Douglas R. Ewart 2022 Distinguished Artist

Known as a master multi-instrumentalist musician and composer, Ewart is also widely recognized as an instrument maker, sound sculptor, painter, writer, and teacher.

Toward a Stronger, More Resilient Nonprofit Community

McKnight awards $2M in economic relief grants to approximately 40 grantees.