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Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Conservancy

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$150,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Saint Paul Riverfront Corporation

1 Grant

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Saint Paul, MN

$237,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Salzburg Global Seminar

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$240,000
2017
Arts
to build the capacity and global connections of 15 Young Cultural Innovators from Minnesota
$40,000
2016
Arts
to support five Minnesotan emergent artistic leaders to participate in the 2016 Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators

Sand County Foundation

2 Grants

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Madison, WI

$120,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support and expand the Leadership for Midwestern Watersheds professional network, and for general operating support
$90,000
2017
Mississippi River
for support of the Leadership for Midwestern Watersheds conferences

Schubert Club

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$50,000
2019
Arts
to support the composer-in-residence program
$50,000
2016
Arts
to support the Composer-in-Residence Program

Science Museum of Minnesota

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$80,000
2017
Mississippi River
to communicate scientific knowledge about water quality issues in the upper Mississippi River region
$40,000
2016
Mississippi River
to communicate scientific knowledge about water quality issues in the upper Mississippi River region

Seattle Foundation

1 Grant

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Seattle, WA

$150,000
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

Sejong Academy

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$100,000
2019
Education
to expand family engagement efforts and improve family and community access to high quality and culturally relevant information about schools and school systems, and for general operating support

Seminario Permanente de Investigacion Agraria

1 Grant

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Lima, Peru

$70,000
2016
International
for strengthening agricultural research for an inclusive rural development in Peru and its neighboring Andean countries (Ecuador and Bolivia)

Seventhwave

1 Grant

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Madison, WI

$100,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to train utility regulators and their staff to develop effective financial incentive mechanisms to drive new utility business models

Seward Redesign

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$250,000
2019
Region & Communities
to construct an interdependent, financially and environmentally sustainable multi-tenant building for arts and urban farming in a diverse, transit-connected community
$180,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$165,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support and for planning, predevelopment, and land acquisition in the Station Areas of the Blue Line LRT

Shared-Use Mobility Center

4 Grants

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Chicago, IL

$85,000
2019
Region & Communities
to initiate implementation of the Twin Cities Shared-Use Mobility Collaborative to advance accessible, affordable, and resilient mobility for all
$100,000
2018
Region & Communities
to implement the Twin Cities Shared Mobility Action Plan by supporting the plan’s Implementation Council through technical assistance and research concerning plan priorities, including micro-transit pilots, mobility hubs, and policy reforms
$75,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support implementation of a regional Shared Mobility Action Plan to increase use of transportation options, reduce levels of car ownership, and reduce emissions while improving access to jobs from underserved communities
$75,000
2016
Region & Communities
for a planning grant to develop a Shared Mobility Implementation Plan to help increase alternative transportation usage in the region, reduce car ownership and ensure low-income populations and neighborhoods benefit

Sierra Club Foundation

6 Grants

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Oakland, CA

$600,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to expand clean energy in Minnesota and other key Midwestern states and secure an equitable transition to 100 percent clean energy by 2050
$240,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support the Land Use and Transportation Organizing Project which supports sustainable regional development and accelerating the build-out of the metropolitan transit network
$180,000
2018
Mississippi River
to build support for and foster implementation of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy
$600,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to expand clean energy in Minnesota and other key Midwestern states and secure retirement announcements for 50 percent of the Midwest's remaining coal capacity by 2020
$135,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support the Land Use and Transportation Organizing Project which supports sustainable regional development and accelerating the build-out of the metropolitan transit network
$60,000
2016
Mississippi River
to build broad support for the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy

Slipstream Group

2 Grants

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Madison, WI

$75,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to accelerate electric vehicle adoption in Wisconsin
$75,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to accelerate electric vehicle adoption in Wisconsin

Slow Food

1 Grant

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Bra, Italy

$15,000
2020
International
Build capacity for alternative local food systems in East Africa

Smart Growth America

5 Grants

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Washington, DC

$475,000
2019
Region & Communities
to connect climate and equitable development with transportation investments and growth patterns in the minds of the public and policymakers and to propose ways to minimize their impacts on communities and the environment
$110,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support Minnesota Department of Transportation's new artist-in-residency program
$250,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support a coalition of public, private, governmental, and community-based organizations in candidate education in the 2018 elections and the 2019 state legislative session on transportation and transit policy and funding
$275,000
2018
Region & Communities
to build capacity with new city staff in Minneapolis and Saint Paul tasked with integrating new technologies and mobility options into the Public Works departments and coordinating smart mobility projects across the region
$100,000
2017
Region & Communities
to engage regional chambers to educate for transit’s strategic role in economic development

Soap Factory

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$40,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$80,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Arts
for building improvements and the build out of artist studios

Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs

1 Grant

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Calabasas, CA

$50,000
2016
International
to support IDI's Follow the Money Mekong Initiative to assist communities affected by land grabs, natural resource destruction, and forced displacement as a result of development, investment, and trade

Soil Health Institute

1 Grant

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Morrisville, NC

$100,000
2018
Mississippi River
for general operating support

Soils, Food and Healthy Community Organization

1 Grant

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Ekwendeni, Malawi

$75,000
2018
International
Map agroecologial nutrition and gender equity practices and knowledge systems amongst smallholder farmers who have engaged with SFHC in northern Malawi

Sokoine University of Agriculture

2 Grants

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Morogoro, Tanzania

$300,000
2018
International
Agroecology Hub in Tanzania
$500,000
2017
International
Introgressing Bruchid Resistance, Reducing Post-harvest Losses and Strengthening Disease Resistance in Farmers'-preferred Bean Varieties for Adaptation to Local Agro-ecological Conditions

Solar United Neighbors

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$200,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build broad and deep momentum toward a clean energy transition with distributed solar and community benefits in greater Minnesota
$310,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to start a Minnesota solar purchasing co-op and member engagement program

Somali Artifact and Cultural Museum

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2019
Arts
to support individual Somali-American artists
$50,000
2016
Arts
to develop and expand the Somali Museum's support for individual Somali-American artists through its Resident Artists program

Soo Visual Arts Center

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

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

Soomaal House of Art

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$30,000
2020
Arts
for support towards artist space, exhibits, and programming
$30,000
2018
Arts
for support towards artist space, exhibits, and programming

Southeast Asia Development Program

2 Grants

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Newton, MA

$620,000
2019
International
for general operating support
$2,215,000
2016
International
for general operating support

Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council

1 Grant

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Rochester, MN

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

Southern Agricultural Research Institute

1 Grant

Hawassa, Ethiopia

$450,000
2016
International
Integrated Management of Bacterial Wilt of Enset (Ensete ventricosum (Welw) Cheesman) caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv musacearum in Ethiopia

Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation

3 Grants

$3,000,000
2020
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for general operating support
$3,025,000
2016
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for general operating support
$50,000
2016
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
to support the further development and sustainability plan for the FEAST! Local Foods Marketplace

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$136,000
2017
Region & Communities
to improve fair access to quality affordable rental housing in collaboration with the judicial system and community

Southwest Initiative Foundation

5 Grants

$3,000,000
2019
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for general operating support
$600,000
2019
Education
to build a pathway to teaching for diverse candidates in and around Worthington, Minnesota
$75,000
2018
Education
for planning a teacher preparation pathway in Southwest Minnesota
$100,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to support the Solidarity MN work in greater Minnesota
$3,000,000
2016
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for general operating support

Southwest Minnesota Arts Council

2 Grants

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Marshall, MN

$178,000
2019
Arts
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$267,000
2016
Arts
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists

Southwest Regional Development Commission

1 Grant

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Slayton, MN

$100,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to expand renewable energy staff

Special School District #1

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$131,000
2016
Education
to support continued administration of the 5Essentials survey district-wide

Springboard for the Arts

8 Grants

$450,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to support economic mobility through a guaranteed income pilot, creative entrepreneur support, and rural creativity and regeneration programming
$50,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for Springboard's Personal Emergency Relief Fund for artists impacted by cancellations due to COVID-19 precautionary measures
$50,000
2019
Arts
to support the 2019 Rural Arts and Culture Summit
$96,000
2018
Arts
to provide professional development services to McKnight Artist Fellows and fellowship applicants
$300,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support the redevelopment of 262 University Avenue into SpringBOX: a visible, creative hub for neighborhood activity, economic opportunity, creative placemaking, and national learning
$320,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support
$50,000
2016
Arts
to organize and implement the 2017 Rural Arts and Culture Summit
$64,000
2016
Arts
for professional development and support services for McKnight Artist Fellows

Sprout MN

2 Grants

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Little Falls, MN

$150,000
2019
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for general operating support
$150,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

St. Paul Chamber of Commerce Foundation

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$116,032
2018
Region & Communities
to implement high impact 'Place for Everyone' strategies that retain and attract new public and private sector investment and jobs in downtown St. Paul
$100,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support the East Metro Strong partnership at the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce Foundation as it works to implement a vision of transit projects and to link workforce to jobs in the east metro
$25,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to do scoping and planning for a clean energy and energy efficiency program for small to mid-size companies in the Twin Cities metro

St. Paul Transportation Management Organization

4 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$400,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to launch a long-term campaign to dramatically curb carbon pollution in Minnesota by facilitating a shift from widespread driving to biking, walking, and transit use
$250,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$325,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$175,000
2016
Region & Communities
to facilitate the merger with Smart Trips to advance an equitable and competitive region through a stronger transportation options movement

Statistics for Sustainable Development

3 Grants

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Reading, United Kingdom

$1,050,000
2019
International
Research Methods Support III
$75,000
2016
International
to fund Research Methods Support for CCRP in the period June-August 2016
$1,211,000
2016
International
Research Methods Support

Stuart Pimsler Dance and Theater

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2020
Arts
for general operating support
$50,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$50,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

Studio 206

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

Summit Academy OIC

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
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

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders

1 Grant

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Santa Barbara, CA

$100,000
2018
Mississippi River
to support the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funder's work catalyzing action and collaboration among members and partners, and for general operating support

Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$225,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$80,000
2017
Mississippi River
to educate conventional and sustainable producers about soil health for nutrient pollution reduction to the Mississippi and its tributaries

Sustainable Food Lab

2 Grants

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Hartland, VT

$300,000
2018
Mississippi River
to increase adoption of innovations in crop supply chains to build soil for productivity and improved water quality, and for general operating support
$88,000
2016
Mississippi River
to advance small grains in rotation and soil health goals for improved water quality in the Upper Midwest

TaikoArts Midwest

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

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

TakeAction Minnesota Education Fund

10 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$190,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support multiracial grassroots organizing and environmental justice outreach in Minnesota
$400,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build a mandate for equitable climate solutions in Minnesota
$50,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to support the Minnesota COVID-19 Response Coalition
$190,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support multi-racial grassroots organizing in Minnesota
$400,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build and leverage public demand for equitable, economy-wide climate solutions at scale in Minnesota
$100,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Comunidades Organizando el Poder y la Accion Latina's (COPAL) capacity to elevate Latinx awareness on climate change and education in Minnesota
$100,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Black Visions Collective organizational development and climate portfolio
$450,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$600,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to broaden and deepen the constituencies demanding policy responses to climate change, including increased use of renewable energy, efficiency improvements, green jobs, and investments in transition and mitigation
$350,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance clean energy goals in Minnesota by mobilizing broad, diverse communities to demand comprehensive action on climate change

Taxpayers for Common Sense

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$240,000
2019
Mississippi River
to advocate for better use of federal tax dollars in the Upper Mississippi River basin, and for general operating support
$180,000
2017
Mississippi River
to protect the Mississippi River by reducing incentives for unwise agricultural, floodplain, and navigation development

Teach For America

2 Grants

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New York, NY

$200,000
2019
Education
to support the general operations of TFA-Twin Cities
$200,000
2017
Education
to support the general operations of TFA-Twin Cities and to support TFA’s partnership with New Leaders, a pipeline to school leadership
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