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Grantee Database

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.
1381 results found

The Mountain Institute

Washington DC

for the project, Involving Small-Scale Andean Livestock Farmers in Participatory Applied Research and Demand-Driven Innovation to Improve Rangeland Management in Peru's Cordillera Blanca

Program Area: International
Year Approved: 2015
Grant Amount: $300,000

for the project Enhancing the Water Security of the Andean Agricultural Systems, Through the Conservation of the Wet Puna Ecosystems

Program Area: International
Year Approved: 2011
Grant Amount: $192,000

for the project Enhancing the Water Security of the Andean Agricultural Systems, Through the Conservation of the Ecosystems of the Wet Puna in Northern Peru

Program Area: International
Year Approved: 2009
Grant Amount: $125,000

The Nation Institute

New York City NY

to fund five articles of investigative reporting on food, agriculture, and the farm bill

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2010
Grant Amount: $50,000

The National Fish Habitat Fund

Washington DC

to build Watershed Leaders Network that provides learning exchanges for better water quality outcomes in Midwestern watersheds

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

The Nature Conservancy

Arlington VA
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for program support of the Conservancy’s 50-State Climate Strategy in Iowa

Program Area: Midwest Climate & Energy
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $150,000

to address challenges identified in the America’s Watershed Initiative 2015 report card and reduce nutrient pollution across the Mississippi River basin

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2016
Grant Amount: $300,000

for program support of the Conservancy's 50-State Climate Strategy work in IA and WI

Program Area: Midwest Climate & Energy
Year Approved: 2015
Grant Amount: $300,000

to demonstrate and promote the ecologically sound management of the Mississippi River and tributaries

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2014
Grant Amount: $300,000

to restore water quality and increase resiliency of the Mississippi River

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2012
Grant Amount: $550,000

to evaluate an online suite of farm conservation planning tools in the Root River watershed

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2012
Grant Amount: $80,000

to protect and restore the Mississippi River

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2010
Grant Amount: $650,000

for projects to protect and restore the Mississippi River

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2007
Grant Amount: $800,000

to establish a land trust for coastal restoration in Louisiana

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2006
Grant Amount: $75,000

The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology

Arusha

for the project, Safe and Effective Pesticidal Plants for Agro-Ecological Intensification of Legumes

Program Area: International
Year Approved: 2013
Grant Amount: $100,000

The New Franklin Cultural Center

Minneapolis MN

for general operating support

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2011
Grant Amount: $20,000

for an exhibition and catalog featuring 2008 McKnight artist fellows

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2009
Grant Amount: $40,000

for an exhibition center

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2008
Grant Amount: $60,000

for an exhibition and catalog featuring 2007 McKnight artist fellows

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2008
Grant Amount: $20,000

for facility improvements for an exhibition center

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2007
Grant Amount: $58,000

for an exhibition center

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2006
Grant Amount: $40,000

for facility improvements for an exhibition center

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2005
Grant Amount: $55,000

For an exhibition center

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2004
Grant Amount: $40,000

The Paul Bunyan Playhouse

Bemidji MN

for general operating support

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2012
Grant Amount: $50,000

for a professional summer theater

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2010
Grant Amount: $50,000

for a professional summer theater

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2008
Grant Amount: $50,000

for a professional summer theater

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2006
Grant Amount: $50,000

For a professional summer theater

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2004
Grant Amount: $50,000

The Pew Charitable Trusts

Philadelphia PA

to support the launch of the Minnesota Cultural Data Project

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2012
Grant Amount: $82

The Phalen Corridor

St. Paul MN

To support the completion of The Phalen Corridor Project on the east side of St. Paul

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2004
Grant Amount: $75,000

The Regents of the University of California

Davis CA

Agroecological Management of Andean Potato Weevils

Program Area: International
Year Approved: 2008
Grant Amount: $40,353

The Rose Ensemble

St. Paul MN

for general operating support

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2016
Grant Amount: $50,000

for general operating support

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2014
Grant Amount: $50,000

for general operating support

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2012
Grant Amount: $40,000

for general operating support

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2010
Grant Amount: $40,000

for a professional, vocal chamber music group

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2009
Grant Amount: $18,000

for general operating support, and for costs related to moving and a technology upgrade

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2007
Grant Amount: $55,000

for a professional, vocal chamber music group

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2005
Grant Amount: $30,000

For a professional, vocal chamber music group

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2004
Grant Amount: $15,000

The Rural Advancement Foundation International - USA

Pittsboro NC

to work for reforms in federally subsidized crop insurance

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2013
Grant Amount: $25,000

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

to reform a regional governance body and strategic plan to guide regional workforce development under new federal performance parameters

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2016
Grant Amount: $70,000

to support Itasca Project initiatives to enhance regional economic competitiveness and quality of life, and expand prosperity for all

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2016
Grant Amount: $200,000

to support sustainability and access to Wanted Analytics as a workforce development tool providing real time jobs information to inform more market oriented decisions and prompt system change

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2015
Grant Amount: $250,000

to fund the Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Workforce Innovation Network (MSPWin), a philanthropic collaborative whose mission is to dramatically increase the number of adults earning family-sustaining wages, especially targeting people of color

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2015
Grant Amount: $500,000

to support effective educational communications into the 2015 legislative session

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2014
Grant Amount: $22,000

to support the Itasca Project's acceleration of the build-out of the region’s Transit Network and advance regional equitable economic development

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2014
Grant Amount: $250,000

to support regional equitable economic competitiveness strategies in the Minneapolis/St. Paul region through the Partnership for Regional Opportunity

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2014
Grant Amount: $150,000

to support next phase of Itasca's Transportation/Transit ROI work

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2013
Grant Amount: $75,000

to support the Central Corridor Funders Collaborative for its final phase of work

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2013
Grant Amount: $575,000

to make a catalytic investment in the new Twin Cities Workforce Innovation Network to support start-up operations and help seed the Network’s Innovation Fund

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2013
Grant Amount: $750,000

to support the development of the Central Corridor Anchor Partnership

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2012
Grant Amount: $200,000

to support Itasca Project initiatives to enhance regional economic competitiveness and quality of life

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2012
Grant Amount: $300,000

to support the Central Corridor Funders Collaborative and its Catalyst Fund

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2010
Grant Amount: $850,000

to support the Itasca Project's initiatives to enhance regional economic competitiveness, including transportation, transit, and quality of life

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2010
Grant Amount: $350,000

for the Itasca Project initiatives to build financial literacy and address regional socio-economic disparities

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2008
Grant Amount: $400,000

to support two projects, the Central Corridor Funders Collaborative and Learning Network, and the Catalyst Fund

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2007
Grant Amount: $1,575,000

to support Arts LAB II

Program Area: Arts
Year Approved: 2007
Grant Amount: $600,000

for the Itasca Project initiative to support the strategic redirection of the Minneapolis Public Schools

Program Area: Children & Families
Year Approved: 2007
Grant Amount: $175,000

for the Community Sharing Fund, an emergency assistance service for people in the east metro area

Program Area: Children & Families
Year Approved: 2007
Grant Amount: $375,000

to support efforts of the Itasca Project to address regional economic disparities

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2006
Grant Amount: $200,000

to support the Credit Card Project's work with immigrant communities and the successful use of credit cards

Program Area: Children & Families
Year Approved: 2005
Grant Amount: $30,000

to support the Itasca Project's efforts to address critical regional economic and quality of life issues while building a new foundation of civic leadership for the Twin Cities

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2005
Grant Amount: $350,000

to support the Itasca Project's efforts to address critical regional economic and quality of life issues while building a new foundation of civic leadership for the Twin Cities

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2005
Grant Amount: $500,000

For a fund to support refugee resettlement and their anchor family hosts

Program Area: Children & Families
Year Approved: 2004
Grant Amount: $600,000

For the Community Sharing Fund, an emergency assistance service for people in the east metro area

Program Area: Children & Families
Year Approved: 2004
Grant Amount: $300,000

The Samdhana Institute

9000 Cagayan de Oro City

to support small grants for community rights, resource management, and livelihoods, and the implementation of the Learning and Media Network to strengthen critical thinking skills among youth in Lao PDR

Program Area: International
Year Approved: 2017
Grant Amount: $242,000

to support the continuation of the small grants program and establishment of a Learning and Media Network to support indigenous communities in conservation, management, and livelihoods from natural resources

Program Area: International
Year Approved: 2015
Grant Amount: $342,000

to support the Mekong Small Grants Facility in Laos and Cambodia to provide direct support to grassroots communities and local organizations

Program Area: International
Year Approved: 2013
Grant Amount: $118,000

to support the Institute's grantmaking and capacity building efforts for small and emerging organizations in Laos and Cambodia

Program Area: International
Year Approved: 2011
Grant Amount: $100,000

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

to support the Land Use and Transportation Organizing Project which supports sustainable regional development and accelerating the build-out of the metropolitan transit network

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2016
Grant Amount: $135,000

to build broad support for the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2016
Grant Amount: $60,000

to assess the organizing capacity of the Minnesota solar community

Program Area: Midwest Climate & Energy
Year Approved: 2015
Grant Amount: $25,000

to support outreach and education on clean energy in southern Minnesota

Program Area: Midwest Climate & Energy
Year Approved: 2015
Grant Amount: $150,000

for the Land Use and Transportation Organizing Project, which supports sustainable regional development and accelerating the build-out of the metropolitan transit network

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2014
Grant Amount: $120,000

to build public support for statewide legal limits for nitrogen and phosphorus pollution to waters in Illinois

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2014
Grant Amount: $40,000

to support the Land Use and Transportation Organizing Project

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2012
Grant Amount: $140,000

to support development of statewide agricultural pollution standards in Illinois

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2011
Grant Amount: $39,352

to support the Land Use and Transportation Organizing project

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2010
Grant Amount: $140,000

to support the Land Use and Transportation Organizing Project

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2008
Grant Amount: $167,929

for efforts to improve water quality in Illinois

Program Area: Mississippi River
Year Approved: 2006
Grant Amount: $40,000

to support the Land Use and Transportation Organizing Project

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2006
Grant Amount: $180,000

To support citizen involvement in local land use decision making and protection of open space

Program Area: Region & Communities
Year Approved: 2004
Grant Amount: $153,954