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20 Theatre Company Twin Cities

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$40,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$30,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

50CAN

4 Grants

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Washington, DC

$50,000
2016
Education
to support the general operations of MinnCAN
$31,092
2015
Education
to support MinnCAN's series of four reports on the educational experiences of Dual Language Learners
$200,000
2014
Education
to support MinnCAN's policy, communications, and advocacy efforts toward ensuring high quality educational opportunity for Minnesota students
$60,000
2014
Education
to research and report on PreK-3rd grade pathways in Minnesota

Academia Cesar Chavez

1 Grant

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Saint Paul, MN

$65,000
2016
Education
to sustain and expand prekindergarten programming as Academia Cesar Chavez transitions out of the Pathway Schools Initiative

Access Agriculture

1 Grant

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1050 Brussels, Belgium

$80,000
2019
International
Farmer Videos in south-south learning

Action Center for City Development

1 Grant

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Hoi An, Vietnam

$40,000
2014
International
to support poor urban communities to claim and manage their public spaces and improve their living environment

Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund

6 Grants

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New Orleans, LA

$160,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support the Institute on Water Resources Law and Policy facilitate better water stewardship and community resilience in the Mississippi River basin
$240,000
2018
Mississippi River
for program support to provide legal services to Louisiana communities facing environmental challenges
$160,000
2017
Mississippi River
to protect and restore the Mississippi River delta in Louisiana through better water law and policies
$141,000
2017
Mississippi River
to provide legal services to the Mississippi River Collaborative and to Louisiana communities facing environmental challenges
$160,000
2015
Mississippi River
to support the development of a Louisiana Water Code that sustains the coast and the Mississippi River
$282,000
2015
Mississippi River
to support Tulane University’s Environmental Law Clinic’s participation in the Mississippi River Collaborative, and to support the Clinic’s Community Outreach program

Advanced Energy Economy Institute

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$35,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support AEEI's Midwest Advanced Energy PUC Staff Forum
$20,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Midwest Advanced Energy Public Utility Commission Forum

Aeon

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$500,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support and scaled innovation
$500,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support acquisition and preservation of naturally occurring affordable housing properties
$350,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support and to support organizational innovations to advance affordable multi-family housing
$375,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Africa Center for Peace and Democracy

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$10,000
2016
International
to support the Democratization and Economic Development in Africa: The Minnesota Connection

African American Leadership Forum

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2019
Region & Communities
for the Josie R. Johnson Leadership Academy
$25,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
for general operating and capacity building

African Career Education and Resources

1 Grant

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Brooklyn Park, MN

$70,000
2017
Region & Communities
to build tenant leadership to advocate for better living conditions and preserve housing, and to advance equitable community development approaches in Northwest suburbs

African Development Center

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$40,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support the Small Business Lending Program
$65,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$140,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support

African Economic Development Solutions

4 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$300,000
2019
Region & Communities
to build capacity in delivering services that build wealth within the Twin Cities African immigrant communities
$70,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$35,000
2017
Region & Communities
for capacity building support to promote African immigrant business growth and vitality across the region
$35,000
2016
Region & Communities
to refine AEDS' business development curriculum, build capacity to offer technical assistance, and explore offering services in Brooklyn Center/Brooklyn Park

Ag Innovations

1 Grant

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Sebastopol, CA

$40,000
2015
Mississippi River
to support its Sustainable Food Laboratory in generating a leadership group and strategies that increase environmentally beneficial small grain production in the Upper Mississippi River Basin

Ag Technology and Environmental Stewardship Foundation

1 Grant

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Ankeny, IA

$100,000
2018
Mississippi River
to support a drinking water pay-for-success feasibility study in three Iowa communities

Agriculture Improvement Support Services

3 Grants

Homabay, Kenya

$450,000
2019
International
Embedding Option by Context interactions through improved participation and farmer leadership within the western Kenyan NGOs's Farmer Research Network
$400,000
2016
International
Harnessing Farmer Research Networks in Agricultural Technology Development, Testing, and Dissemination in Western Kenya
$160,000
2015
International
for the project, Establishment of a Farmer Research Network for Agricultural Technology Development, Testing and Dissemination in Western Kenya

Agro Insight

2 Grants

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Cochabamba, Bolivia

$180,000
2018
International
Videos for Andean Cropping Systems
$100,000
2016
International
Farmer Videos

Alliance for Metropolitan Stability

5 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$400,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for the Regional Equity Project
$35,000
2017
Region & Communities
for Minnesota engagement in the PolicyLink Equity Summit -- a national gathering focused on equity as necessary for our region's quality of life
$350,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for the Regional Equity Project
$15,000
2015
Region & Communities
to support Twin Cities engagement in the PolicyLink Equity Summit addressing greater equity as necessary for our region's quality of life and community and economic self-sufficiency
$350,000
2015
Region & Communities
to support general operations and the Regional Equity Project

Alliance of Artists Communities

1 Grant

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Providence, RI

$15,000
2019
Arts
for the 2019 Alliance of Artists Communities Summit in St. Paul, MN

America’s Watershed Initiative

1 Grant

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St. Louis, MO

$100,000
2018
Mississippi River
to engage business, government, academic, and civic organizations toward advancing a more collaborative, integrated systems approach to managing the 31-state Mississippi River watershed

American Composers Forum

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$570,000
2017
Arts
for the McKnight Artist Fellowships for Composers and McKnight Visiting Composer program
$240,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support
$555,000
2014
Arts
for a fellowship program for composer fellowships and visiting composer program

American Farmland Trust

3 Grants

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Washington, DC

$150,000
2019
Mississippi River
to advance Conservation Cropping Systems and improve Illinois water quality
$225,000
2017
Mississippi River
to advance agricultural conservation in order to address nutrient losses and improve water quality both in Illinois and at the federal level
$175,000
2015
Mississippi River
to improve Illinois water quality through conservation cropping systems

American Indian Community Housing Organization

2 Grants

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Duluth, MN

$50,000
2018
Arts
for the art program at Gimaajii, supporting the capacity of Native artists
$40,000
2016
Arts
to support Gimaajii, a native artist program to develop skills to connect to the marketplace

American Indian OIC

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$70,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support Takoda Programs -- career pathway programming

American Institute of Architects – Minnesota

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$45,000
2018
Region & Communities
for the launch of a biennial program recognizing progress made by architects, developers, financial institutions, public and private sector clients, and others in moving forward the core elements of 21st Century development in Minnesota
$40,000
2018
Region & Communities
to continue to build upon the success of the Affordable Design Award program with the goal of raising the level of housing design in the affordable housing field

American Rivers

4 Grants

$320,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support projects and policies that promote naturally functioning ecosystems in the Upper Mississippi River basin
$360,000
2017
Mississippi River
to support projects and policies that promote river health and naturally functioning ecosystems in the Upper Mississippi River basin
$320,000
2015
Mississippi River
to support projects and policies that encourage resilient and naturally functioning ecosystems in the Mississippi River Basin
$73,000
2014
Mississippi River
to support improved Mississippi River management by providing leadership to the Nicollet Island Coalition

American Sustainable Business Institute

3 Grants

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Washington, DC

$100,000
2017
Mississippi River
to engage businesses in identifying and advancing market and policy solutions that support clean water in the Mississippi River corridor
$80,000
2015
Mississippi River
to ensure that key decisionmakers understand business support for protecting our nation's water
$30,000
2014
Mississippi River
to mobilize businesses in key Mississippi River corridor states in support of clean water issues and strategies

Americans for the Arts

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$15,000
2018
Arts
for scholarships for Minnesota artists to attend the June 2019 Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in the Twin Cities
$15,000
2015
Arts
for the New Community Visions convening of arts and culture professionals in St. Paul in 2015

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

13 Grants

$150,000
2019
Education
for program support of Wilder's Latino Leadership Program
$100,000
2018
Region & Communities
to help build a leadership pipeline representing people of color and Indigenous communities
$150,000
2018
Region & Communities
for programmatic support of the Community Equity Pipeline
$550,000
2018
Education
to support the Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood, a transformative education partnership that puts children on the pathway to college and career success
$235,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to provide support for the Minnesota Compass project (www.mncompass.org); and to build and maintain the small area data profiles and a custom mapping tool for metro neighborhoods and statewide regions
$150,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support of the Wilder Center for Communities’ Community Equity Pipeline project
$60,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
to support the James P. Shannon Leadership Institute, which nurtures diverse nonprofit and philanthropic leaders and organizations throughout Minnesota
$113,000
2016
Region & Communities
to develop the Minnesota Compass interactive neighborhood profiles within Minnesota regions beyond the seven-county metro and to enhance the profile features and data
$49,000
2016
Arts
to develop a Minnesota Compass topic area dedicated to arts and culture, including the research, technological requirements, and the Compass advisory group process
$200,000
2016
Education
to support the Saint Paul Promise Neighborhoods' efforts to promote improved educational outcomes, stable housing, and employment opportunities
$25,000
2015
Region & Communities
for the 2015 triennial statewide study of homelessness
$225,000
2014
Other Grantmaking
to provide support for Minnesota Compass, and to create a highly interactive neighborhood-level data tool for the 7-county metro with potential for expansion in other communities in Greater Minnesota
$100,000
2014
Education
to support the Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood to foster high quality, aligned PreK-3rd pathways

Ananya Dance Theatre

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$70,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support
$40,000
2014
Arts
for general operating support

ANEW BAM

1 Grant

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Roseville, MN

$80,000
2019
Education
for a parent advocacy program to address the systemic causes of illiteracy among students in Saint Paul Public Schools

Arcata Press

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$35,000
2018
Arts
to support Future Forward: A Vision-Driven Leadership Succession planning process
$90,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support
$70,000
2015
Arts
for general operating support and for The Heritage Partnership Program

ARENA Dances

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$40,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$40,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support
$45,000
2014
Arts
for general operating support

Arkansas Public Policy Panel

2 Grants

$105,000
2017
Mississippi River
to educate and galvanize the public and build capacity to protect water quality in Arkansas and the Mississippi River
$210,000
2015
Mississippi River
to support continued participation in the Mississippi River Collaborative, and its efforts in Arkansas to protect water quality

Arrowhead Regional Arts Council

2 Grants

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Duluth, MN

$180,000
2019
Arts
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$270,000
2016
Arts
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists

Art of the Rural

3 Grants

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Winona, MN

$100,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to support a Minnesota rural-urban exchange
$70,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$50,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

Artistry

3 Grants

$30,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$30,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support
$30,000
2014
Arts
for general operating support

Arts Center of Saint Peter

3 Grants

$30,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$30,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support
$30,000
2014
Arts
for general operating support

Arts Midwest

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$225,000
2016
Arts
to strengthen arts and artist-led organizations via ArtsLab
$170,000
2014
Arts
to strengthen Minnesota artists and arts organizations through in-depth peer learning, training, and coaching opportunities

Artspace Projects

5 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2018
Arts
for capital support of the Northside Artspace Lofts
$240,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$160,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support
$100,000
2015
Arts
to develop affordable live/work artist housing and community space for the arts in Hastings, MN
$120,000
2014
Arts
for general operating support

Asian American-Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy

1 Grant

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Oakland, CA

$25,000
2014
Other Grantmaking
to leverage funds to support a 25th anniversary campaign

Asian Economic Development Association

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$180,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for capital to redevelop a vacant commercial space in Little Mekong as a new Creative Makers Business Incubator
$90,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Association Ecology Technology and Culture in the Andes

2 Grants

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Lima, Peru

$100,000
2019
International
Dissemination and multiplication of innovative proposals on commercialization, consumption and agroecological practice adapted to climate change II
$38,000
2018
International
for the project, Dissemination and Multiplication of Innovative Proposals on Commercialization, Consumption and Sustainable Agriculture Practices Adapted to Climate Change

Association for Black Economic Power

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$400,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Association for the Development of Production and Training Activities

1 Grant

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Bamako, Mali

$180,000
2019
International
Supporting and strengthening farmers' research networks to improve local innovation in Burkina Faso and Mali

Association Malienne d’Eveil au Developpement Durable

2 Grants

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Koutiala, Mali

$360,000
2019
International
Farmers Knowledge II
$350,000
2014
International
for the project, Improving Cereals-Legumes Systems Through Valuing Farmers' Knowledge in Interaction With Research

Association of State Wetland Managers

3 Grants

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Windham, ME

$80,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$80,000
2017
Mississippi River
to protect and restore wetlands and floodplains along the Mississippi River and elsewhere through changes in state and federal programs
$80,000
2015
Mississippi River
to strengthen protection and restoration of wetlands and floodplains in the Mississippi River corridor states by advancing improvements in state and federal programs

Association of Writers and Writing Programs

1 Grant

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Fairfax, VA

$15,000
2014
Arts
to support professional working writers and poets in Minnesota to attend or present at AWP15 Conference in Minneapolis

Atchafalaya Basinkeeper

2 Grants

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Plaquemine, LA

$150,000
2018
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$90,000
2016
Mississippi River
to support Atchafalaya Basinkeeper's monitoring and enforcement activities that protect the basin

Audubon Center of the North Woods

1 Grant

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Sandstone, MN

$75,000
2018
Education
to support The School Leadership Project in sustaining the work of the Regional Turnaround Strategy Group
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