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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

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation

3 Grants

$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
$60,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
to support the James P. Shannon Leadership Institute, which nurtures diverse nonprofit and philanthropic leaders and organizations throughout Minnesota
$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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$1,000,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to support a capital expansion of the Juxtaposition campus and facilities

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

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 – State of

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$75,000
2014
Other Grantmaking
to support the State of Minnesota's participation in the Policy Academy on Targeting Clean Energy for Economic Development

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

4 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$60,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to support the Virginia McKnight Binger Unsung Hero Awards in 2019
$116,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
to support the Virginia McKnight Binger Unsung Hero Awards in 2017 and 2018
$435,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support, and for capital support to expand and improve offices and technology
$95,000
2014
Other Grantmaking
to promote, select, and award the Virginia McKnight Binger Unsung Hero Awards in 2015 and 2016

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

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$300,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
$400,000
2014
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 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

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

Pillsbury United Communities

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$250,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
to operationalize the community visions for Upper Harbor Terminal redevelopment and provide a model for redevelopment throughout North Minneapolis

Propel Nonprofits

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$375,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
$25,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
for transition support for the merger of Nonprofits Assistance Fund and MAP for Nonprofits
$375,000
2015
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
$150,000
2014
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Public Religion Research Institute

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$100,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
to support a series of four polls and associated journalistic coverage to investigate the rifts and resentments characterizing our national political moment and the pathways to a fully inclusive democracy

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

3 Grants

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New York, NY

$2,000,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for project support to ArtPlace America, to invest in local practice and to embed creative placemaking in several community development sectors in Minnesota
$2,000,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
to support ArtPlace America, for creative placemaking and community development projects by Minnesota artists or arts organizations
$2,000,000
2014
Other Grantmaking
to support ArtPlace America projects in Minnesota, benefitting arts organizations and artists

Seattle Foundation

1 Grant

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Seattle, WA

$50,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
for the Equitable Evaluation Initiative, which is working to shift evaluation and learning practice within the philanthropic ecosystem to one that advances and reflects equity

Southwest Initiative Foundation

1 Grant

$100,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to support the Solidarity MN work in greater Minnesota

Sprout MN

1 Grant

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Little Falls, MN

$150,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Sustainability Accounting Standards Board

1 Grant

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San Francisco, CA

$25,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
to support a reporting framework for corporations to disclose material environmental and social risks as part of their SEC filing

The Advocates for Human Rights

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$75,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

The Center for Cultural Innovation

1 Grant

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Los Angeles, CA

$400,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for AmbitioUS, an initiative developing alternative economic systems and services by, for, and with artists

Tiwahe Foundation

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
for transition support

Twin Cities Public Television

2 Grants

$240,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
$300,000
2015
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

University of Minnesota Foundation

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$767,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for general and re-granting support for the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs' five Community Programs working in the Twin Cities to support organizations with data and research support, organizing training, and strategic collaboration

US SIF Foundation

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$50,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
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