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Quarterly Grants

This database contains a representative list of grants approved since 2004. Grants appear alphabetically by organization name, with most recent grants first. Unless otherwise specified, grants are for general operating support.
75 results found

Regulatory Assistance Project

Montpelier VT

to assist the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in developing an agenda for power sector reform efforts

Program Area: Midwest Climate & Energy
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $75,000

Resource Media

San Francisco CA

to strengthen media and communications capacity to advance clean energy development across the Midwest

Program Area: Midwest Climate & Energy
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $200,000

River Alliance of Wisconsin

Madison WI
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to drive supply-chain practices that improve water quality

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $180,000

Rockefeller Family Fund

New York NY

to support the Just Transition Fund to help coal-impacted Midwest communities transition to a new energy economy

Program Area: Midwest Climate & Energy
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $355,000

Science Museum of Minnesota

St. Paul MN

to communicate scientific knowledge about water quality issues in the upper Mississippi River region

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $80,000

Smart Growth America

Washington DC

to engage regional chambers to educate for transit’s strategic role in economic development

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $100,000

Soo Visual Arts Center

Minneapolis MN

for general operating support

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $40,000

The Clean Water Fund

Washington DC

to reduce agricultural pollution and protect drinking water

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $100,000

The Conservation Fund - A Nonprofit Corporation

Arlington VA

to provide real estate expertise that facilitates the protections of fragile lands throughout the Upper Mississippi River

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $100,000

The Saint Paul Foundation

St. Paul MN

to support the Minneapolis St. Paul Workforce Innovation Network, a philanthropic collaborative whose mission is to substantially increase the number of adults earning family-sustaining wages, especially people of color

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $530,000

To support the East Side Funders Group

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $150,000

The Sierra Club Foundation

Oakland CA

to expand clean energy in Minnesota and other key Midwestern states and secure retirement announcements for 50 percent of the Midwest's remaining coal capacity by 2020

Program Area: Midwest Climate & Energy
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $600,000

ULI Foundation

Washington DC

to deepen public and private sector engagement and build trusted relationships that lead to a sustainable Twin Cities region

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $100,000

United States Public Interest Research Group Education Fund

Washington DC

to engage and organize non-traditional audiences in the Upper Mississippi River Basin around federal conservation policy

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $25,000

University of Minnesota Foundation

Minneapolis MN

to support the Energy Transition Lab at the Institute on the Environment

Program Area: Midwest Climate & Energy
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $105,000

to support the February 2017 Governor's Water Summit at the University of Minnesota, Morris

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $23,000

to support an in-person meeting for independent environmental media outlets

Program Area: Midwest Climate & Energy
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $15,000

to provide design thinking services to impact Hennepin County's emergency service system to prevent or proactively mitigate tenant evictions; and to support a national convening

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $50,000

Wisconsin Farmers Union Foundation

Chippewa Falls WI

to support the implementation of conservation practices through farmer-led watershed councils in western Wisconsin

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $100,000