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20 Theatre Company Twin Cities

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$15,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$60,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$30,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

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

Access Philanthropy Charities

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to build upon 2020 civic engagement momentum, expand relationships with elected leaders and decision makers, and organize with partners towards a multi-racial democracy

Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund

4 Grants

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New Orleans, LA

$240,000
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
$480,000
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

Advanced Energy Economy Institute

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$35,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support AEEI's Midwest Advanced Energy PUC Staff Forum

Aeon

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$600,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
or general operating support, and to strengthen capacity to advocate for, acquire, rehabilitate, and stabilize affordable housing
$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

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

3 Grants

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Saint Louis Park, MN

$200,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$100,000
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

2 Grants

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Brooklyn Park, MN

$250,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$120,000
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

$200,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$52,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support, and to help cover costs associated with CARES Act funding
$100,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$40,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support the Small Business Lending Program

African Economic Development Solutions

4 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$200,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$302,000
2019
Region & Communities
to build capacity in delivering services that build wealth within the Twin Cities African immigrant communities, and to help cover costs associated with CARES Act funding
$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

Afro American Development Association

1 Grant

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Moorhead, MN

$100,000
2021
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

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

2 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

Agro Insight

2 Grants

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Peer, Belgium

$80,000
2020
International
Videos on agroecological intensification in Ecuador
$180,000
2018
International
Videos for Andean Cropping Systems

All Square

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$300,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support

Alliance for Climate Education

1 Grant

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Boulder, CO

$400,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Alliance for Metropolitan Stability

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$500,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support, and support for the Blue Line Coalition
$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

Alliance of Artists Communities

2 Grants

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Providence, RI

$720,000
2020
Arts & Culture
for designing and implementing a residency consortium fellowship program for McKnight Artist Fellows
$15,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for the 2019 Alliance of Artists Communities Summit in St. Paul, MN

America’s Watershed Initiative

2 Grants

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St. Louis, MO

$75,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$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

4 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$622,000
2020
Arts & Culture
for the McKnight Artist Fellowships for composers
$160,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$570,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for the McKnight Artist Fellowships for Composers and McKnight Visiting Composer program
$240,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

American Farmland Trust

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$300,000
2019
Mississippi River
to advance Conservation Cropping Systems and improve Illinois water quality, and for general operating support
$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

American Indian Community Housing Organization

1 Grant

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Duluth, MN

$75,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for the art program at Gimaajii, supporting the capacity of Native artists

American Indian OIC

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$160,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$140,000
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
$80,000
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

2 Grants

$640,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support projects and policies that promote naturally functioning ecosystems in the Upper Mississippi River basin, and for general operating support
$360,000
2017
Mississippi River
to support projects and policies that promote river health and naturally functioning ecosystems in the Upper Mississippi River basin

American Sustainable Business Institute

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$150,000
2017
Mississippi River
to engage businesses in identifying and advancing market and policy solutions that support clean water in the Mississippi River corridor

Americans for the Arts

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$15,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for scholarships for Minnesota artists to attend the June 2019 Americans for the Arts Annual Convention in the Twin Cities

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

9 Grants

$200,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to support the Community Equity Program
$255,000
2021
Other Grantmaking
to support the Minnesota Compass Project to maintain data profiles and a custom mapping tool for Minneapolis-St. Paul neighborhoods and statewide regions
$225,000
2018
Region & Communities
for programmatic support of the Community Equity Pipeline
$300,000
2018
Region & Communities
to help build a leadership pipeline representing people of color and Indigenous communities
$1,000,000
2018
Education
to support the Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood, a transformative education partnership that puts children on the pathway to college and career success
$314,000
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
$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
$150,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support of the Wilder Center for Communities’ Community Equity Pipeline project

Ananya Dance Theatre

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2020
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2018
Arts & Culture
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, and for general operating support

Arcata Press

3 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$80,000
2020
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$35,000
2018
Arts & Culture
to support Future Forward: A Vision-Driven Leadership Succession planning process
$90,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

ARENA Dances

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$60,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$40,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

Arkansas Public Policy Panel

1 Grant

$105,000
2017
Mississippi River
to educate and galvanize the public and build capacity to protect water quality in Arkansas and the Mississippi River

Arrowhead Regional Arts Council

2 Grants

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Duluth, MN

$180,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$180,000
2019
Arts & Culture
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
$105,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

Arts Center of Saint Peter

3 Grants

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St. Peter MN 56082, MN

$30,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$45,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$30,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

Arts Midwest

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$225,000
2016
Arts & Culture
to strengthen arts and artist-led organizations via ArtsLab

Artspace Projects

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$160,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$150,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for capital support of the Northside Artspace Lofts
$240,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

Asian Economic Development Association

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$50,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
$280,000
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

Asociacion Instituto Andino de Montana

1 Grant

Lima, Peru

$300,000
2019
International
Punas-Pastures IV: Promoting innovations for Agro-Ecological Intensification (AEI) in agro-pastoral landscapes of the High Andes of Peru

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, MI

$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

1 Grant

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Koutiala, Mali

$370,000
2019
International
Farmers Knowledge II

Association Minim Song Panga

1 Grant

Kaya, Burkina Faso

$88,000
2019
International
farmer research network around the farmer association AMSP in Burkina Faso-Lessons learned

Association of Black Foundation Executives

1 Grant

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New York, NY

$100,000
2021
Other Grantmaking
in recognition of ABFE's 50th anniversary campaign, general support to strengthen Black-led social change organizations to build political and economic power

Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations

1 Grant

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Saint Paul, MN

$50,000
2021
Other Grantmaking
to support Minnesota's Racial Equity in Reporting Project
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