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African American Leadership Forum

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$25,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
for general operating and capacity building

African Development Center

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

2 Grants

$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

Art of the Rural

1 Grant

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Winona, MN

$100,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to support a Minnesota rural-urban exchange

Asian Economic Development Association

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$50,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Bii Gii Wiin Community Development Loan Fund

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Center for Effective Philanthropy

1 Grant

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Cambridge, MA

$20,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
to support a research project to explore private and community foundation leaders’ perspectives about foundation efforts to influence public policy at the national, state, and local levels

Center for Rural Affairs

1 Grant

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Lyons, NE

$250,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
to build power and capacity through clean energy organizing in rural Iowa and Minnesota communities

Ceres

4 Grants

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Boston, MA

$100,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to expand funding to launch new work on capital markets and sustainability
$75,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
to educate key stakeholders to demonstrate strong support for SEC Rule 14a-8, which allows investors to file shareholder resolutions on important corporate issues
$100,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to support SEC education efforts
$100,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Citizens League

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$100,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to help build a leadership pipeline representing people of color and Indigenous communities

Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$100,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Congregations Caring for Creation

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$30,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to support the Returning Relatives program

Council on American-Islamic Relations Minnesota

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$10,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to support the Challenging Islamophobia Conference 2019

East Side Neighborhood Development Company

1 Grant

$50,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

First Nations Development Institute

1 Grant

Longmont, CO

$75,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to fund the Reclaiming the Truth project

GiveMN

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$50,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Global Philanthropy Partnership

1 Grant

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Chicago, IL

$100,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to provide matching funds for Twin Cities organizations receiving federal stimulus funds to provide reliable and safe transportation for essential workers

Great Plains Institute for Sustainable Development

1 Grant

$250,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to support the States Energy Collaborative federal stimulus and equitable recovery efforts

Greater Twin Cities United Way

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to support Solidarity MN, a collaboration of Minnesota foundations that have come together to strengthen the ecosystem of supports available to refugee and immigrant communities in urban, rural, and greater Minnesota

Headwaters Foundation for Justice

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$400,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
for a one-time project grant to build organizational capacity
$100,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Healing Place

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$40,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to support the creation of a Cultural & Climate Resilience Hub, serving North and Northeast Minneapolis communities

Housing Justice Center

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$250,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to support the Housing Justice Coalition

Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$50,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Indigenous Peoples Task Force

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to support establishment of the Mikwanedun Audisookon Center for Art and Wellness, which will enhance capacity to provide a wraparound spectrum of programming that improves American Indian's quality of life and economic opportunity

Institute for Strategic and Equitable Development

1 Grant

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New York, NY

$100,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to support the Presidents' Forum on Racial Equity in Philanthropy

International Institute of Minnesota

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$75,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Juxtaposition

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
$1,000,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to support a capital expansion of the Juxtaposition campus and facilities

Lake Street Council

1 Grant

$100,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to support the East Lake Business Reopening Fund

Latino Economic Development Center

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$75,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Lower Sioux Indian Community

1 Grant

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Morton, MN

$100,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to expand capacity of the Sioux tribe to uphold its inherent sovereignty through community-based language and education

MacPhail Center for Music

1 Grant

$50,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
to continue providing high quality supplemental music learning opportunities to pre-K though 12 students in Greater Minnesota

Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$75,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Metropolitan Economic Development Association

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$75,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to provide recovery and retooling technical assistance to BIPOC-owned businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and to attract much needed capital to provide bridge financing to BIPOC-owned businesses in position to survive the downturn

Migizi Communications

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for capital campaign support

Minneapolis American Indian Center

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$450,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to renovate and expand MAIC’s facility on Franklin Avenue in south Minneapolis
$75,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to support the pre-design and renovation plans for the Minneapolis American Indian Center

Minnesota Council of Churches

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$120,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to support the Virginia McKnight Binger Unsung Hero Awards in 2019 and 2020
$116,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
to support the Virginia McKnight Binger Unsung Hero Awards in 2017 and 2018
$675,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support, and for capital support to expand and improve offices and technology

Minnesota Council on Foundations

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$250,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
to prepare Minnesota for a fully-inclusive, nonpartisan, and accurate census count in 2020

Minnesota Public Radio

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$300,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

MinnPost

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$270,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
$270,000
2015
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Mississippi Watershed Management Organization

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to explore the feasibility of an Integrated Utility Hub (IUH)

Native American Community Development Institute

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Native Governance Center

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$75,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
to support the Reclaiming Native Truth agenda in Minnesota, an effort to foster cultural, social, and policy change by empowering Native Americans to counter discrimination, invisibility, and the dominant narratives

NDN Collective

1 Grant

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Rapid City, SD

$250,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Neighborhood Development Center

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$75,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

New Venture Fund

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$250,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to support the Trusted Elections Fund

North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to help launch the Indigenous Food Lab restaurant and training center in the Twin Cities

Northside Economic Opportunity Network

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Pangea World Theater

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$300,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
for capital support of Pangea’s building planning, purchase, and construction
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