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

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.

Shifting Power in Agricultural Research

Jane Maland Cady writes about how local farmers can be a voice for global change.

Driving Climate Action and a Just Path Forward

The Inflation Reduction Act offers a generational opportunity to build an equitable clean energy future.