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Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council

2 Grants

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Waseca, MN

$140,000
2019
Arts
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$210,000
2016
Arts
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists

Prairie Rivers Network

2 Grants

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Champaign, IL

$680,000
2018
Mississippi River
to support floodplain restoration, adoption of conservation agriculture practices, and to explore market-based incentives for conservation, and for general operating support
$144,000
2017
Mississippi River
to initiate and co-lead an Upper Mississippi River Basin-focused floodplain restoration network

Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center

1 Grant

$180,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support rural climate change education and action initiatives through the statewide Youth Energy Summit (YES!)

Prepare and Prosper

3 Grants

$275,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$275,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$250,000
2016
Region & Communities
to build financial inclusion for the financially underserved through a suite of financial products that allow them to safely and affordably transact, save, and rebuild credit

Programa de Promocion de la Sustentabilidad y Conocimientos Compartidos PROSUCO

1 Grant

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La Paz, Bolivia

$300,000
2018
International
Development of productive services for family farming based on farmers' networks

Project for Pride in Living

3 Grants

$750,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support and a targeted investment to explore a new model of affordable housing production
$500,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support the renovation and expansion of PPL's Learning Center, and the creation of a working capital for pool for accelerated affordable housing production and preservation
$550,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support and project support related to technology and adaptive improvement to the organization's work

Propel Nonprofits

8 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2019
Education
to launch a program supporting low-income parents and parents of color to use their power to hold the education system accountable for high quality, culturally affirming experiences
$778,000
2019
Education
to strengthen existing organizations led by and/or serving People of Color and Indigenous People to increase their effectiveness and impact on family engagement and educational outcomes
$450,000
2018
Arts
for Twin Cities Theatres of Color Coalition (TCTOCC) for strategic planning for its five members which produce theatre by, for, and about communities of color
$40,000
2018
Education
to incubate and launch a grassroots parent organizing movement to increase academic outcomes for kids in the Twin Cities
$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
$60,000
2017
Education
to support the Coalition of Asian American Leaders (CAAL)
$50,000
2016
Education
to support the development of the Coalition of Asian American Leaders and for its work to improve educational outcomes for dual language learners

Public Art St. Paul

3 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$150,000
2020
Arts
for general operating support, and to support the City Artist program
$150,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support and support for the City Artist Program
$150,000
2016
Arts
for general operations and support for the City Artist in Residence program

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility

1 Grant

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Silver Spring, MD

$155,000
2017
Mississippi River
to provide technical support to the Mississippi River Collaborative and protect wetlands and other waterways in Tennessee

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

Purdue University

2 Grants

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West Lafayette, IN

$32,000
2019
International
for Transforming rural communities in West Africa through grain processing, market-led nutrition and social innovation
$320,000
2018
Mississippi River
to support the Midwest Cover Crops Council work to restore year-round living cover on Midwest landscapes

Quantified Ventures

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$175,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support efforts to bring Environmental Impact Bond structuring services to two cities along the Mississippi River

R Street Institute

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$200,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support engagement in the Minnesota PUC performance-based ratemaking proceeding

Ragamala Dance

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$80,000
2020
Arts
for general operating support
$80,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

Rain Taxi

2 Grants

$40,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$45,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

Ramsey County

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$50,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support the launch of a Rice-Larpenteur Gateway Alliance to provide guidance of improvement projects and redevelopment within the Rice-Larpenteur Gateway corridor
$50,000
2017
Region & Communities
to complete a person-level inventory of the skills and interests of residents within Minneapolis and St. Paul

ReConnectRondo

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$170,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for a feasibility study

Red Eye Collaboration

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2020
Arts
to build out Red Eye’s new performance space
$80,000
2020
Arts
for general operating support
$130,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support, and for a one-time change capital request in support of leadership transition
$80,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

Regeneration International

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2019
Mississippi River
to build supply chain infrastructure that supports regenerative farming in the Midwest

Regenerative Agriculture Alliance

1 Grant

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Northfield, MN

$200,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to support building a replicable, scalable, equitable regenerative poultry network in Southern Minnesota that reaches into BIPOC communities

Regents of the University of Michigan

3 Grants

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Ann Arbor, MI

$17,000
2019
International
for Agroecological liquid bio-inputs ("bioles"): a review with a special focus on the Andes
$350,000
2019
International
Examining and Strengthening the Resilience of Agrobiodiversity and Healthy Diets Among Smallholders in the Peruvian Andes
$860,000
2018
Education
to build capacity for practice-based, justice-oriented teacher education among Minnesota teacher educators

Region 2 Arts Council

2 Grants

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Bemidji, MN

$120,000
2019
Arts
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$180,000
2016
Arts
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists

Region Five Development Commission

2 Grants

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Staples, MN

$65,000
2019
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
to build Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion capacity of community development practitioners and partners in greater Minnesota that add value to "Welcoming Community" initiatives
$15,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to address the feasibility of a Residential Solar Energy Lending Program

Region Nine Development Commission

1 Grant

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Mankato, MN

$35,000
2018
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
to support the Rural Equity Learning Cohort

Regulatory Assistance Project

2 Grants

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Montpelier, VT

$275,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to provide technical assistance to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and other groups on clean energy policy
$75,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to assist the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in developing an agenda for power sector reform efforts

RENEW Wisconsin

3 Grants

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Madison, WI

$450,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$300,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$200,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Renewing the Countryside II

4 Grants

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Zumbro Falls, MN

$120,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$130,000
2019
Mississippi River
to develop robust Minnesota participation and leadership in the Artisan Grain Collaborative in order to advance soil health and water quality improvement, and for general operating support
$75,000
2018
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for general operating support
$50,000
2016
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for general operating support

Research Community and Organizational Development Associates

2 Grants

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Arusha, Tanzania

$349,000
2019
International
Farmer Research Networks participation in agro-ecological intensification for improved soil health, productivity, nutrition and development of legume seed-systems in Singida
$350,000
2016
International
Engagement of Farmer Research Networks in Assessment of intercropping pigeon peas, lablab, and knowledge sharing for livelihood improvement in Singida

Resource Conservation and Development for Northeast Iowa

1 Grant

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Postville, IA

$200,000
2018
Mississippi River
to encourage farmers to transition to water-quality promoting multi-cropping systems, and for general operating support

Resource Media

1 Grant

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San Francisco, CA

$200,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to strengthen media and communications capacity to advance clean energy development across the Midwest

Restaurant Opportunities Centers United

1 Grant

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New York, NY

$150,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to support Restaurant Opportunities Centers-Minnesota

Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2019
Region & Communities
to invest in the leadership development of Muslim women to create economically vibrant neighborhoods, and for general operating support

River Action

1 Grant

$15,000
2016
Mississippi River
to support the Raising the Grade conference focused on improving the health and vitality of the Mississippi River

River Alliance of Wisconsin

2 Grants

$400,000
2019
Mississippi River
to drive agricultural policy and practices that improve water quality across the Mississippi River basin in Wisconsin, and for general operating support
$180,000
2017
Mississippi River
to drive supply-chain practices that improve water quality

Rochester Art Center

2 Grants

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Rochester, MN

$105,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$75,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

Rockefeller Family Fund

3 Grants

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New York, NY

$355,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Just Transition Fund and advance economic development in priority coal-affected communities in the Midwest
$355,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Just Transition Fund to help coal-impacted Midwest communities transition to a new energy economy
$75,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
for support to Midwest power plant communities undergoing transition through the Just Transition Fund

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

2 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

Rocky Mountain Institute

2 Grants

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Boulder, CO

$50,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to help utility co-ops in Minnesota and neighboring states to cost-effectively and equitably transition away from coal-fired generation
$100,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Minnesota cooperative utilities in a cost-effective and equitable transition from coal to clean energy

Rondo Community Land Trust

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$120,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support the Selby-Milton-Victoria Housing and Commercial Land Trust

Rongo University

2 Grants

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Rongo, Kenya

$350,000
2020
International
Transforming sorghum-based farming systems in eastern and western Kenya through agro-ecological intensification
$450,000
2017
International
Enhancing livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Western and Eastern Kenya through Agro-ecological intensification with sorghum based interventions

Rosy Simas Danse

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$60,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support

Rural Advantage

1 Grant

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Fairmont, MN

$90,000
2017
Mississippi River
for general operating support

Rural Renewable Energy Alliance

2 Grants

$130,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to explore the feasibility of a low-income solar finance model based on social impact bonding
$75,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the next phase of developing a community solar demonstration project for low-income rural Minnesotans: Community Solar for Community Action

Sahan Journal

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$300,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$75,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation

14 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$150,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
or the People's Prosperity Pilot, a guaranteed income demonstration project in the City of Saint Paul
$50,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to contribute to the MN Homeless Fund 2020
$10,000
2020
Region & Communities
to advance timely community needs
$100,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to support the pooled philanthropic Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund for COVID-19 response and targeted to the Minnesota Initiative Foundations
$150,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support sustainable transportation and built environment policy and program analysis (including technical assistance and communications efforts) that improves accessibility, affordability, and climate resiliency in Minnesota
$300,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support the East Side Funders Group
$500,000
2019
Region & Communities
for program support, building out the Office of Financial Empowerment, the Financial Capability Network, and CollegeBound Saint Paul, a new effort of the Carter Administration in St. Paul
$150,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support the East Side Funders Group
$375,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support Itasca Project initiatives to enhance equitable regional economic competitiveness and quality of life, and to support expansion of a CEO DEI cohort
$75,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support implementation of the recently enacted Federal Opportunity Zones to attract new private capital to designated poverty census tracts in MSP
$150,000
2017
Region & Communities
To support the East Side Funders Group
$530,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support the Minneapolis St. Paul Workforce Innovation Network, a philanthropic collaborative whose mission is to substantially increase the number of adults earning family-sustaining wages, especially people of color
$70,000
2016
Region & Communities
to reform a regional governance body and strategic plan to guide regional workforce development under new federal performance parameters
$200,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support Itasca Project initiatives to enhance regional economic competitiveness and quality of life, and expand prosperity for all

Saint Paul Ballet

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$15,000
2020
Arts
for general operating support
$30,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$30,000
2016
Arts
to support new work for the company

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Society

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$120,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$120,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

Saint Paul Downtown Alliance

1 Grant

St. Paul, MN

$110,000
2020
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Saint Paul Neighborhood Network

3 Grants

$50,000
2019
Arts
to offer a pathway for artistic growth, collaboration, and a more inclusive and vibrant community
$40,000
2017
Arts
to support Doc U for diverse documentary filmmakers
$30,000
2016
Arts
to advance the SPNN: Next Generation Media, Voices, and Creative Campus Initiative for media artists in Minnesota
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