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Aeon

11 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
$400,000
2013
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$250,000
2012
Region & Communities
for Aeon's capital campaign, which will use South Quarter Phase IV as a cornerstone to redefine the way the industry creates affordable housing, and refocus on conservation, practicality, performance, and sound business decisions
$250,000
2011
Region & Communities
for a capital campaign which will use the South Quarter Phase IV project as a cornerstone/learning lab to redefine the way the industry creates affordable housing, refocusing on conservation, practicality, high performance, and sound business decisions
$400,000
2011
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$450,000
2008
Region & Communities
for general operating support for a major affordable housing provider
$250,000
2006
Region & Communities
for general operating support for a major affordable housing provider, and to implement an initiative to employ green building techniques
$200,000
2004
Region & Communities
For general operating support for a major affordable housing provider

African American Leadership Forum

1 Grant

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Saint Louis Park, MN

$100,000
2019
Region & Communities
for the Josie R. Johnson Leadership Academy

African Career Education and Resources

1 Grant

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Brooklyn Park, MN

$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

10 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
$120,000
2012
Region & Communities
to enable the African Development Center to maintain and enhance its activities and impact of comprehensive community economic development work for a community affected by large economic self-sufficiency challenges
$150,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$100,000
2009
Region & Communities
for renovations to the headquarters of an organization that provides support to new and existing African-owned businesses in Minnesota
$150,000
2007
Region & Communities
to provide support to new and existing African-owned businesses in Minnesota
$70,000
2005
Region & Communities
to provide support to new and existing African-owned businesses in Minnesota
$25,000
2004
Region & Communities
To provide support to new and existing African-owned businesses in Minnesota

African Economic Development Solutions

4 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$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
$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

Alliance for Metropolitan Stability

10 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
$350,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support general operations and the Regional Equity Project
$350,000
2011
Region & Communities
for general operating and program support
$300,000
2009
Region & Communities
for general operations, and to support the Equitable Development Organizing project
$400,000
2006
Region & Communities
for general operations, and to support the Equitable Development project
$480,000
2004
Region & Communities
For the Smart Growth Organizing Project, an effort to support and advance grassroots organizing within a variety of smart growth sectors, and for general operations

American Indian OIC

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$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

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

12 Grants

$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
$150,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support of the Wilder Center for Communities’ Community Equity Pipeline project
$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
$25,000
2015
Region & Communities
for the 2015 triennial statewide study of homelessness
$75,000
2013
Region & Communities
to provide updated and enhanced neighborhood-level data in Minneapolis and St. Paul
$25,000
2012
Region & Communities
for shared support of the tri-annual Statewide Homeless Survey (census) that has provided hard and consistent data to policymakers, housing advocates, and elected leadership for 21 years
$100,000
2012
Region & Communities
to provide support for Minnesota Compass
$40,000
2010
Region & Communities
to provide neighborhood-level indicators for Minneapolis and St. Paul as part of Compass
$25,000
2010
Region & Communities
to support the planning phase of St. Paul's Promise Neighborhood initiative
$90,000
2008
Region & Communities
to support the Twin Cities Compass project
$60,000
2005
Region & Communities
to support the Twin Cities Tomorrow project

Asian Economic Development Association

4 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$230,000
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
$80,000
2012
Region & Communities
to support implementation of the Little Mekong business and culture district on University Avenue in order to create a economically vibrant ethnic destination focused on small businesses on the Central Corridor Light Rail line
$40,000
2010
Region & Communities
to develop and implement a marketing and branding strategy to reposition Asian-owned businesses in the Central Corridor

Association for Black Economic Power

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

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

Ayada Leads

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$80,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support leadership development and provide programs that build civic engagement and representative democracy for women across Minnesota, particularly Somali and East African women

Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative

8 Grants

$250,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and to build capacity in advancing equitable housing policies statewide
$150,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$150,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$150,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$150,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$80,000
2009
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$100,000
2007
Region & Communities
for the Congregational Partnership Initiative
$50,000
2006
Region & Communities
for the Congregational Partnership Initiative

Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$300,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating and project support to continue advancing active transportation and safe routes to school and to explore active transportation related greenhouse gas emission reduction strategies and business initiatives in the Twin Cities
$80,000
2017
Region & Communities
to enhance systems, policy, and environmental change and partnerships supporting multi-modal transportation including biking and walking in metro area communities and statewide
$40,000
2016
Region & Communities
to enhance policy, systems, and practice related to bicycle, pedestrian, and safe routes plans in St. Paul, Ramsey County, and suburban communities
$40,000
2015
Region & Communities
to advance bicycle related policy, systems, and environmental change work in Ramsey County communities

Bipartisan Policy Center

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$22,000
2009
Region & Communities
to support the National Transportation Policy Project Minneapolis Forum

Build Wealth Minnesota

5 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$320,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support and one-time capital support to assist with office relocation to the new Thor Headquarters at Penn and Plymouth Avenue north Minneapolis
$160,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$120,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$130,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support and to build capacity
$50,000
2011
Region & Communities
to expand service and capacity

CAPI USA

8 Grants

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Brooklyn Center, MN

$450,000
2018
Region & Communities
for the Immigrant Opportunity Center capital campaign, and for general operating support
$100,000
2015
Region & Communities
to support CAPI’s Workforce Development Unit serving unemployed/under-employed Hennepin County immigrants/refugees
$100,000
2013
Region & Communities
to expand place-based economic opportunities that build assets and wealth for a growing Hmong and Lao population living in Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, and north Minneapolis
$45,000
2012
Region & Communities
to expand place-based economic opportunities to a growing and isolated immigrant/refugee population living in Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park
$45,000
2011
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$125,000
2009
Region & Communities
for an organization that serves Asian immigrant and refugee children and families
$180,000
2007
Region & Communities
for capital support
$210,000
2006
Region & Communities
for an organization that serves Asian immigrant children and families

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis

8 Grants

$150,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support advocacy work through the Office for Social Justice to advance strategies to eliminate disparities, improve equity, and ensure basic needs, including homes for all
$100,000
2017
Region & Communities
for the Dorothy Day Higher Ground St. Paul capital campaign
$150,000
2014
Region & Communities
to develop and implement a policy agenda
$100,000
2012
Region & Communities
to develop and promote a fact-based business case for creating opportunity and to identify strategies to help families become more economically stable at North Side Child Development Center
$340,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$600,000
2007
Region & Communities
to strengthen services for children and families
$400,000
2005
Region & Communities
to strengthen services for children and families
$243,000
2004
Region & Communities
To strengthen services for children and families, and for program support for youth in crisis

Center for Economic Inclusion

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$1,000,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$1,525,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support multiple strategies to increase economic opportunity for North Minneapolis residents and shared prosperity throughout the Twin Cities region

Center for Energy and Environment

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$60,000
2016
Region & Communities
for strategic alignment of two community-based energy organizations -- Center for Energy and Environment and Neighborhood Energy Connection
$50,000
2015
Region & Communities
to advance regulatory policy in Minneapolis that would lead to a dramatic increase in home retrofits and the efficiency levels of existing housing stock
$75,000
2012
Region & Communities
to develop an online home energy rating tool to create value for energy efficient homes in the Twin Cities metro real estate market
$350,000
2010
Region & Communities
to support the Small Business Loan Fund and the Engaging Neighborhoods in Retrofits competition

Center for Neighborhood Technology

4 Grants

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Chicago, IL

$150,000
2017
Region & Communities
to move recommendations and implementation of a blueprint for cargo-oriented development for the Twin Cities needed to support 21st century re-industrialization and economic growth
$70,000
2016
Region & Communities
to work with regional interests, creating a blueprint for Twin Cities cargo transportation infrastructure necessary to support 21st century re-industrialization, urban job creation, and economic growth
$150,000
2012
Region & Communities
to accelerate the achievement of improved economic and quality of life benefits in the Twin Cities region through improved infrastructure investment
$75,000
2011
Region & Communities
to pilot a national performance-driven infrastructure investment framework with local initiatives

Centro Tyrone Guzman

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$268,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for technology upgrades
$300,000
2007
Region & Communities
for a multiservice agency that serves Latinos
$200,000
2005
Region & Communities
for a multiservice agency that serves Latinos
$110,000
2004
Region & Communities
For a bilingual and multiservice agency that serves Latinos in the Twin Cities, and for project support to help connect parents to their children's schools

Citizens League

6 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$145,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support development of a leadership learning and training experience for newer, diverse legislative staff so they are positioned to develop strategies to support themselves and their legislators in order to effectively lead in state government
$125,000
2018
Region & Communities
to fund the Capitol Pathways Leadership Program
$100,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support a project that would envision what a future region should look like for Minnesota if designed by today's new and younger thought leaders
$150,000
2008
Region & Communities
for general operating and project support
$58,000
2008
Region & Communities
to develop an annual regional policy conference
$225,000
2005
Region & Communities
to support the Minnesota Anniversary Project

City of Lakes Community Land Trust

4 Grants

$250,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating and project support
$100,000
2016
Region & Communities
to grow impact of land trust homeownership and expanding partnership to serve the region at greater scale
$75,000
2013
Region & Communities
to create a community land trust regional business plan that outlines opportunity for greater scale and regional partnership
$25,000
2010
Region & Communities
for capital support

City of Minneapolis

6 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$10,000
2017
Region & Communities
to fund Hearing Tenant Voices -- a training project that uses theater-based methodology to shift implicit bias within Minneapolis Housing Inspections Services
$75,000
2016
Region & Communities
to coordinate new and existing resources in a comprehensive way in a specific geographic area to make transformative change in disenfranchised Minneapolis communities based on community input and city council direction
$100,000
2013
Region & Communities
to create a gateway and artistic amenity that links north Minneapolis to downtown
$75,000
2011
Region & Communities
to partner with the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, and Metro Transit to build Transit-Oriented Development capacity within existing public-private partnerships
$10,000
2010
Region & Communities
to support an innovative affordable housing design/build competition in north Minneapolis
$106,586
2006
Region & Communities
to create a downtown public green space network

City of St. Paul

10 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$50,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support a new pedestrian safety/policy coordinator position whose role it will be to proactively improve walkability in St. Paul
$60,000
2016
Region & Communities
to advance a sustainable, equitable urban development design for the Ford Plant site incorporating green energy and transit connectivity using an innovative and market-ready zoning and public realm plan
$100,000
2015
Region & Communities
to leverage the implementation of the City of St. Paul’s 8-80 Vitality Economic Development Initiative
$75,000
2014
Region & Communities
to prepare a "net zero" energy system conceptual design for the 140- acre St. Paul Ford site that integrates renewable energy sources and innovative emerging technologies to power a carbon neutral, dense mixed-use, urban neighborhood
$150,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support a new staff person whose role it will be to facilitate transit-oriented economic development along all of the city's transitways
$50,000
2012
Region & Communities
to study the feasibility of a modern streetcar network in St. Paul in the context of the regional transit system
$50,000
2011
Region & Communities
to support a private/public initiative to accelerate entrepreneurship across the region's communities, as a vehicle for economic and social development
$500,000
2007
Region & Communities
to support ongoing Central Corridor development planning and community engagement efforts
$150,000
2007
Region & Communities
to hire a consultant to develop a Saint Paul Parks Conservancy
$500,000
2006
Region & Communities
to support the development and implementation of the Central Corridor Development Framework

Coalition of Asian American Leaders

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$200,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support leadership programming through CAAL Leaders MOVEE: Making Our Voices Effective for Equity

CommonBond Communities

9 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$750,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for a feasibility study on an umbrella partnership real estate investment trust (UPREIT)
$550,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for project funding to advance work with Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing
$20,000
2015
Region & Communities
to develop a business plan around integrating an unsubsidized affordable housing strategy
$500,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$525,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support of a regionally significant affordable housing developer, and to build capacity to track self-sufficiency outcomes in its resident tracking system
$750,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for capital support of the Open 4000 Doors Campaign
$1,400,000
2007
Region & Communities
for general operating and capital support
$600,000
2006
Region & Communities
for an organization that provides affordable housing and support services
$450,000
2004
Region & Communities
For an organization that provides affordable housing and support services

Community Reinvestment Fund

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support the development and operation of a Small Business Micro Equity Opportunity Fund in Minnesota
$250,000
2014
Region & Communities
to fund a loan loss reserve for a $5 million plus Twin Cities Small Business Loan Fund expanding access to capital in underserved markets and on transportation corridors

Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio

10 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$100,000
2019
Region & Communities
to serve at-risk, economically disadvantaged youth from communities of color in the Twin Cities metro area, preparing them to successfully enter and advance in high-growth, in-demand IT careers, and for general operating support
$100,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support and strengthen CLUES' Career Development Services and Youth Career Training & Internship programs
$100,000
2015
Region & Communities
to support and strengthen its workforce development program
$90,000
2014
Region & Communities
to support the CLUES Economic Vitality and Civic Engagement program
$180,000
2012
Region & Communities
to support its economic advancement services, focusing on education, employment, and financial empowerment programs that assist families to overcome barriers to economic prosperity in key neighborhoods in south Minneapolis and east St. Paul
$215,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and to purchase a new telephone system
$380,000
2007
Region & Communities
for general operations of an organization that serves the Latino community, technology upgrades, and strategic planning
$200,000
2005
Region & Communities
for a multiservice agency that serves the Chicano-Latino community
$250,000
2005
Region & Communities
for a capital project
$125,000
2004
Region & Communities
For a multiservice agency that serves the Chicano-Latino community

Conflict Resolution Center

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$75,000
2017
Region & Communities
to participate in a redesign of the use of mediation pre-eviction and eviction processes to keep families housed

Construction Careers Foundation

2 Grants

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Minnetonka, MN

$100,000
2017
Region & Communities
to establish a construction workforce pipeline preparing diverse individuals for employment in the construction of the Southwest and Bottineau light rail projects
$50,000
2014
Region & Communities
for program/project support to address the construction training gap in the Twin Cities

Cookie Cart

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2016
Region & Communities
to renovate a vacant building on the east side of St. Paul to house a nonprofit bakery that annually employs 100 low-income youth
$100,000
2012
Region & Communities
for capital improvements on West Broadway in north Minneapolis

Corcoran Neighborhood Organization

13 Grants

$200,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and project support for the public art project
$130,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$100,000
2015
Region & Communities
to support the Minneapolis Renters Coalition’s work to create a housing system that provides safe, decent, affordable, and stable rental housing in Minneapolis
$120,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$75,000
2014
Region & Communities
to revitalize business nodes in the Hiawatha corridor by driving equitable, resident-driven bricks and mortar commercial and mixed-use development
$120,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$35,000
2011
Region & Communities
to explore strategic partnerships between neighborhood organizations in south Minneapolis
$120,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$110,000
2008
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for the Latinos en Accion program
$10,000
2008
Region & Communities
to support Latinos en Accion, a resident outreach program serving the Corcoran, Longfellow, and Powderhorn neighborhoods
$25,137
2007
Region & Communities
to support the Midtown Latino Organizing Project
$70,000
2006
Region & Communities
for general operations
$75,000
2004
Region & Communities
For general operations, and to support the Midtown Latino Organizing Project

Corporation for Supportive Housing

8 Grants

$300,000
2015
Region & Communities
to provide advanced technical support, financing, and innovative solutions that improve the quality of life in affordable housing for the most vulnerable people in our society while creating healthier, livable communities for all
$450,000
2013
Region & Communities
to respond to new opportunities (including system reforms) that have surfaced which have potential to create meaningful and lasting change for the supportive housing industry and the people of Minnesota
$20,000
2012
Region & Communities
to support the Minnesota plan to end long-term homelessness
$20,000
2011
Region & Communities
to permit Heading Home Minnesota to continue its work through the end of 2012
$20,000
2010
Region & Communities
to support the Heading Home Minnesota campaign
$500,000
2010
Region & Communities
to respond to increased rates of homelessness among veteran, frequent users, and American Indian individuals and families in the Metro Area; act on new opportunities to create permanent supportive housing at scale; and preserve existing units
$900,000
2007
Region & Communities
for general operations and program support for supportive housing services for the most vulnerable homeless families in Minnesota
$600,000
2005
Region & Communities
for an organization that provides housing and support services for the most vulnerable homeless families in Minnesota

Council on Foundations

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$20,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support the Inclusive Economic Prosperity Convening and its Community of Practice involving grantees and key partners

Creative Enterprise Zone

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$80,000
2018
Region & Communities
to build organizational capacity

Cultural Wellness Center

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$215,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for technology upgrades
$275,000
2007
Region & Communities
for general operations of an organization that focuses on building community wellness and social connectedness, and for expansion funds
$100,000
2005
Region & Communities
for an organization that focuses on building community wellness and social connectedness

Cycles for Change

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$140,000
2017
Region & Communities
to sustain and grow equity-based bicycle education, outreach, and engagement efforts to ensure that the health, financial, and empowerment benefits of bicycling are shared by all
$80,000
2015
Region & Communities
to sustain and expand equity-based bicycle education, outreach, and advocacy efforts to ensure that health, financial, and empowerment benefits of bicycling are shared by all
$105,000
2013
Region & Communities
to increase equitable bike access and build leadership within traditionally under-served communities to shape bicycle and transportation policies and investment priorities
$20,000
2012
Region & Communities
for Sibley Bike Depot's Community Partners Bike Library

Dayton’s Bluff District Four Community Council

8 Grants

$80,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$80,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$490,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support the implementation of the East Side Economic Growth Initiative
$75,000
2013
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$25,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operations
$20,000
2010
Region & Communities
for a neighborhood development organization that serves the Dayton's Bluff community
$55,000
2005
Region & Communities
to support general operations and the Greening Dayton's Bluff Program of a neighborhood organization
$25,000
2004
Region & Communities
To organize residents involvement in addressing housing issues and planning for the future of the Dayton's Bluff neighborhood

District Council 13

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$33,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support

District Energy St. Paul

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$35,000
2018
Region & Communities
to develop an Energy Master Plan for the 112-acre former Hillcrest Golf Course leveraging sustainable resources to efficiently and cost-effectively serve the redevelopment and adjacent neighborhoods

East Side Neighborhood Development Company

15 Grants

$120,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$80,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$53,000
2015
Region & Communities
to increase the scope and impact of ESNDC's affordable housing and economic development strategies
$40,000
2014
Region & Communities
to support East Side Neighborhood Development Company's work in the areas of affordable housing, economic development, community engagement, and redevelopment on the east side of St. Paul
$50,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support comprehensive strategies to build a housing market, and to continue economic development along Payne Avenue and Arcade Street
$110,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and the implementation of a data collection and tracking system
$160,000
2010
Region & Communities
for the Lower Phalen Creek Project, an effort to revitalize the Mississippi River floodplain through park and development planning in St. Paul
$100,000
2008
Region & Communities
to support comprehensive neighborhood and community development work
$100,000
2008
Region & Communities
for an organization serving families on St. Paul's east side
$20,000
2007
Region & Communities
to support the redevelopment of the Old Swedish Bank Building
$160,000
2007
Region & Communities
for the Lower Phalen Creek Project, an effort to revitalize the Mississippi River floodplain in St. Paul
$100,000
2006
Region & Communities
to support housing development and human development services
$100,000
2005
Region & Communities
to support the redevelopment of the Old Swedish Bank Building
$100,000
2005
Region & Communities
for an organization that serves children and families on St. Paul's east side
$160,000
2005
Region & Communities
for the Lower Phalen Creek Project, an effort to revitalize the Mississippi River floodplain in St. Paul

EcoDistricts

1 Grant

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Portland, OR

$20,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support the programming of the EcoDistricts' Annual Summit, convening in Minneapolis in October 2018

Element Community Health Fund, LLC

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$125,000
2019
Region & Communities
to assist in building out a performance venue at CO·MOTION'S Center for Movement; home to 12 non-profits and small businesses

EMERGE Community Development

11 Grants

$250,000
2019
Region & Communities
to make significant physical improvements to Second Chance Recycling to almost triple recycling impact, reduce carbon footprint through solar energy, and create more jobs for high-needs participants
$225,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$150,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$150,000
2016
Region & Communities
to construct the buildout of the Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center
$150,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$150,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$300,000
2011
Region & Communities
for capital support to create the Emerge Career and Technology Center
$150,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for community development work
$300,000
2008
Region & Communities
to create Gratia's Annex, a career learning and technology center in north Minneapolis
$115,000
2008
Region & Communities
to support community development activities in north Minneapolis, and for a youth development program
$230,000
2007
Region & Communities
for capital support

Enterprise Community Partners

7 Grants

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Columbia, MD

$150,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support a Minnesota-based Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellow with the Trust For Public Land
$170,000
2014
Region & Communities
to fund a Rose Fellowship in Minnesota that advances design work in the housing and community development fields
$40,000
2013
Region & Communities
to manage a Request for Ideas (RFI), which will ask the field for system innovations that will reduce the cost of affordable housing preservation and development
$10,000
2012
Region & Communities
to support the Affordable Housing Design Leadership Institute
$175,000
2011
Region & Communities
to support a Rose Fellow in the Twin Cities region, and for the Leadership Design Institute
$60,000
2009
Region & Communities
to support the Affordable Housing Design Leadership Institute in Minneapolis
$240,000
2008
Region & Communities
to support the Rose Architectural Fellowship in Minnesota

Environmental Initiative

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2007
Region & Communities
to support a project to increase the coordination of land use and water quality policies
$100,000
2005
Region & Communities
to develop and execute the sustainable redevelopment of urban infill properties

Fairview Foundation

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$100,000
2019
Region & Communities
to grow an employer-led delivery system for increasing workforce diversity and raising incomes in communities in St. Paul and Minneapolis through health care career pathways employment

Family Housing Fund

13 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$7,000,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$675,000
2018
Region & Communities
to improve housing conditions and options for low- and moderate-income renters by building the case, disrupting the market, and maximizing this leadership moment
$88,000
2017
Region & Communities
to further equitable transit-oriented development opportunity in the Twin Cities region
$4,500,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support the metropolitan area’s key affordable housing intermediary to pilot market interventions to increase housing opportunities and asset creation for low- and moderate-income families
$56,000
2015
Region & Communities
to work with local government and stakeholders to make inclusive policy decisions encouraging a full range of housing choice
$25,000
2014
Region & Communities
to support Heading Home MN, a Funders Group supporting the strategic priorities in the State Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness
$5,500,000
2014
Region & Communities
to provide safe, affordable, sustainable homes to all families in the Twin Cities metropolitan area through ongoing partnerships with the public and private sector
$25,000
2011
Region & Communities
to provide rental assistance to north Minneapolis households impacted by the May 2011 tornado
$50,000
2011
Region & Communities
to expand Twin Cities Community Land Bank's integrated approach to economic recovery to address the new and pressing needs of north Minneapolis
$14,800,000
2010
Region & Communities
for program and general operating support
$12,900,000
2007
Region & Communities
to address the region's housing and community development needs
$10,000,000
2005
Region & Communities
to address the region's housing and community development needs
$250,000
2004
Region & Communities
To establish an Innovations Fund to support the effort to end long-term homelessness in Minnesota
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