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Rochester Art Center

10 Grants

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Rochester, MN

$105,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$75,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$75,000
2014
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$75,000
2012
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$25,000
2011
Arts & Culture
for program support of an exhibition and catalog featuring the 2011 McKnight Artist Fellowships for Photographers awardees
$75,000
2010
Arts & Culture
for a visual arts center
$75,000
2008
Arts & Culture
for a visual arts center
$75,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for a visual arts center
$15,000
2004
Arts & Culture
To develop a strategic plan for a visual arts center
$70,000
2004
Arts & Culture
For a visual arts center

Rockefeller Family Fund

7 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
$2,125,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support action on Midwest climate and energy policy through the RE-AMP Network
$5,000,000
2013
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support RE-AMP efforts to promote policies that combat global warming
$4,225,000
2010
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support RE-AMP efforts to promote policies that combat global warming
$2,000,000
2008
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support RE-AMP efforts to promote policies that combat global warming

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

5 Grants

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New York, NY

$355,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to create economic opportunity in communities affected by the changing coal economy in the Midwest
$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
$2,000,000
2012
Arts & Culture
for ArtPlace grants directed to Minnesota organizations

Rocky Mountain Institute

3 Grants

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Boulder, CO

$50,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to accelerate co-operative utilities’ coal plant retirements and expand clean energy investment in the Midwest
$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

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$25,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for the Executive Director Transition and Mentoring Project
$120,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support the Selby-Milton-Victoria Housing and Commercial Land Trust

Rongo University

3 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
$475,000
2014
International
for the project, Improving Food and Livelihood Security in East Africa Using Multiple Stress Tolerant Sorghum Cultivars

Rosy Simas Danse

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$60,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

Rural Advantage

9 Grants

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Fairmont, MN

$90,000
2017
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$180,000
2015
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$20,000
2014
Mississippi River
to develop a public-private partnership that reduces the nitrate impacts of potato production in Central Minnesota
$200,000
2013
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$15,000
2012
Mississippi River
for developing and assessing educational materials for pilot agricultural water quality workshops in Minnesota
$75,000
2010
Mississippi River
for a communications initiative to advance perennial crops
$300,000
2010
Mississippi River
to advance the 3rd crop initiative
$270,000
2007
Mississippi River
to advance alternative agricultural crops in southern Minnesota
$100,000
2004
Mississippi River
To advance alternative agricultural crops in southern Minnesota

Rural Renewable Energy Alliance

3 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
$170,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the planning and development of a community solar demonstration project for low-income rural Minnesota community action agencies

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

39 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$100,000
2021
Other Grantmaking
to build the Philando Castile Community Peace Garden to scale, which was founded by community members who placed art and flowers in the space following Philando's death by a police officer in 2016
$150,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to support the East Side Funders Group
$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
$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
$300,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support the East Side Funders Group
$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
$500,000
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
$150,000
2018
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
$150,000
2017
Region & Communities
To support the East Side Funders Group
$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
$250,000
2015
Region & Communities
to support sustainability and access to Wanted Analytics as a workforce development tool providing real time jobs information to inform more market oriented decisions and prompt system change
$500,000
2015
Region & Communities
to fund the Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Workforce Innovation Network (MSPWin), a philanthropic collaborative whose mission is to dramatically increase the number of adults earning family-sustaining wages, especially targeting people of color
$22,000
2014
Region & Communities
to support effective educational communications into the 2015 legislative session
$250,000
2014
Region & Communities
to support the Itasca Project's acceleration of the build-out of the region’s Transit Network and advance regional equitable economic development
$150,000
2014
Region & Communities
to support regional equitable economic competitiveness strategies in the Minneapolis/St. Paul region through the Partnership for Regional Opportunity
$75,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support next phase of Itasca's Transportation/Transit ROI work
$575,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support the Central Corridor Funders Collaborative for its final phase of work
$750,000
2013
Region & Communities
to make a catalytic investment in the new Twin Cities Workforce Innovation Network to support start-up operations and help seed the Network’s Innovation Fund
$200,000
2012
Region & Communities
to support the development of the Central Corridor Anchor Partnership
$300,000
2012
Region & Communities
to support Itasca Project initiatives to enhance regional economic competitiveness and quality of life
$850,000
2010
Region & Communities
to support the Central Corridor Funders Collaborative and its Catalyst Fund
$350,000
2010
Region & Communities
to support the Itasca Project's initiatives to enhance regional economic competitiveness, including transportation, transit, and quality of life
$400,000
2008
Region & Communities
for the Itasca Project initiatives to build financial literacy and address regional socio-economic disparities
$600,000
2007
Arts & Culture
to support Arts LAB II
$1,575,000
2007
Region & Communities
to support two projects, the Central Corridor Funders Collaborative and Learning Network, and the Catalyst Fund
$175,000
2007
Children & Families
for the Itasca Project initiative to support the strategic redirection of the Minneapolis Public Schools
$375,000
2007
Children & Families
for the Community Sharing Fund, an emergency assistance service for people in the east metro area
$200,000
2006
Region & Communities
to support efforts of the Itasca Project to address regional economic disparities
$30,000
2005
Children & Families
to support the Credit Card Project's work with immigrant communities and the successful use of credit cards
$350,000
2005
Region & Communities
to support the Itasca Project's efforts to address critical regional economic and quality of life issues while building a new foundation of civic leadership for the Twin Cities
$500,000
2005
Region & Communities
to support the Itasca Project's efforts to address critical regional economic and quality of life issues while building a new foundation of civic leadership for the Twin Cities
$600,000
2004
Children & Families
For a fund to support refugee resettlement and their anchor family hosts
$300,000
2004
Children & Families
For the Community Sharing Fund, an emergency assistance service for people in the east metro area

Saint Paul Ballet

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

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

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Society

9 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$120,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$120,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$120,000
2015
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$120,000
2013
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$150,000
2011
Arts & Culture
to underwrite the SPCO's permanent lowering of ticket prices at the Ordway Center for Performing Arts and Ted Mann Concert Hall beginning in the 2010-11, 2011-12, and 2012-13 seasons
$160,000
2009
Arts & Culture
for a chamber orchestra
$300,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for a chamber orchestra
$50,000
2005
Arts & Culture
to support the Neighborhood Series ticket repricing initiative
$80,000
2005
Arts & Culture
for a chamber orchestra

Saint Paul Downtown Alliance

1 Grant

St. Paul, MN

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

Saint Paul Neighborhood Network

10 Grants

$60,000
2021
Arts & Culture
to support Doc U, a program where emergent media artists from underserved communities learn how to craft a story, use a camera, edit and then share a completed documentary film short that is screened to a public audience and broadcast on SPNN channels
$50,000
2019
Arts & Culture
to offer a pathway for artistic growth, collaboration, and a more inclusive and vibrant community
$40,000
2017
Arts & Culture
to support Doc U for diverse documentary filmmakers
$30,000
2016
Arts & Culture
to advance the SPNN: Next Generation Media, Voices, and Creative Campus Initiative for media artists in Minnesota
$30,000
2015
Arts & Culture
to support Doc U, an in-depth documentary program for filmmakers in Minnesota
$15,000
2014
Arts & Culture
to support Doc U, an in-depth documentary filmmaking program
$35,000
2011
Children & Families
for continued program support of Youth Intern Program and Set It Up
$90,000
2008
Children & Families
for after-school and summer media programs for youth in St. Paul
$25,000
2006
Children & Families
for a summer media training, mentorship, and employment program for youth
$12,500
2005
Children & Families
for a summer media training, mentorship, and employment program for youth

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

10 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$237,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$225,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for project funding supporting and enabling leadership in the regional placemaking agenda, including but not limited to St. Paul and the east metro region
$25,000
2013
Region & Communities
to host a yearlong, four-part series on Next Generation Cities, featuring internationally recognized speakers to inform and inspire residents, public officials, and diverse stakeholders on urban design and innovation for great city building
$250,000
2013
Region & Communities
for general operating support for the organization's place-making and design leadership in Saint Paul
$250,000
2011
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$310,000
2009
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and to implement the National Great River Park plan
$10,000
2008
Mississippi River
to engage officials from the ten-state Mississippi River corridor
$75,000
2007
Mississippi River
to promote land uses that improve water quality of the Mississippi River
$600,000
2006
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$200,000
2005
Region & Communities
for general operations, and to support implementation of the Saint Paul on the Mississippi Development Framework

Salzburg Global Seminar

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

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

Sand County Foundation

4 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
$33,000
2015
Mississippi River
to support a series of meetings known as Leadership for Midwestern Watersheds
$41,000
2005
Mississippi River
to convene stakeholders working to reduce pollution from farm land in the Mississippi River Basin

Schubert Club

8 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$50,000
2019
Arts & Culture
to support the composer-in-residence program
$50,000
2016
Arts & Culture
to support the Composer-in-Residence Program
$60,000
2014
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$70,000
2012
Arts & Culture
to support The Schubert Club Composer in Residence program artists
$75,000
2010
Arts & Culture
for general operating and transition support of Music in the Park Series
$80,000
2010
Arts & Culture
to support music concerts, educational programs, and a museum
$90,000
2008
Arts & Culture
to support music concerts, educational programs, and a museum
$135,000
2005
Arts & Culture
for a concert and education program

Science Museum of Minnesota

3 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
$32,000
2008
Mississippi River
to educate local government officials about urban stormwater issues

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

2 Grants

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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)
$55,000
2014
International
for the project, Strengthening Research On Rural Development Strategies For Poor Households, and the Dialogue of Rural Policy in Peru

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

11 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
$130,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for continued planning and land acquisition in the Station Areas of the Hiawatha Light Rail Transit Line
$140,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating and project support
$200,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for the cost of master planning for the 4-acre Seward Commons transit-oriented development site
$140,000
2008
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$300,000
2006
Region & Communities
to support a collaborative process for building community-based transit-oriented development projects throughout the Hiawatha LRT corridor
$140,000
2004
Region & Communities
For a community development corporation that works in five south Minneapolis neighborhoods
$51,571
2004
Region & Communities
For The Franklin Development Project, a collaborative planning process for redevelopment efforts along Franklin Avenue

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

18 Grants

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Oakland, CA

$600,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to replace fossil fuels with clean energy as part of a broad and powerful climate justice movement
$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
$25,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to assess the organizing capacity of the Minnesota solar community
$150,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support outreach and education on clean energy in southern Minnesota
$120,000
2014
Region & Communities
for the Land Use and Transportation Organizing Project, which supports sustainable regional development and accelerating the build-out of the metropolitan transit network
$40,000
2014
Mississippi River
to build public support for statewide legal limits for nitrogen and phosphorus pollution to waters in Illinois
$140,000
2012
Region & Communities
to support the Land Use and Transportation Organizing Project
$39,352
2011
Mississippi River
to support development of statewide agricultural pollution standards in Illinois
$140,000
2010
Region & Communities
to support the Land Use and Transportation Organizing project
$167,929
2008
Region & Communities
to support the Land Use and Transportation Organizing Project
$40,000
2006
Mississippi River
for efforts to improve water quality in Illinois
$180,000
2006
Region & Communities
to support the Land Use and Transportation Organizing Project
$153,954
2004
Region & Communities
To support citizen involvement in local land use decision making and protection of open space

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

12 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
$550,000
2015
Region & Communities
to support collaborative work with the Minnesota Department of Transportation to incorporate new economic, environmental, public health, livability, and equity metrics into MnDOT’s decisionmaking
$68,000
2014
Region & Communities
to support overcoming policy and design barriers to state-aid highways as multi-modal transportation corridors that support transit-oriented development, complete streets, and equitable active living in Hennepin County
$175,000
2014
Region & Communities
to support collaborative work with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) to develop return on investment approaches that advance an economically, environmentally, and socially sustainable transportation network in the state
$75,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support collaborative work with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Metropolitan Council to advance a vision and funding plan for sustainable transportation and transit in the metropolitan region and the state
$60,000
2011
Region & Communities
for coalition building, education, and advocacy among real estate developers and investors in support of local, state, and federal transportation reform and funding
$97,000
2010
Region & Communities
to support comprehensive transportation reform at the federal level through involvement of and considering its impact on the Twin Cities region, and for the next steps in implementing the Regional Sustainability Indicator work
$75,000
2008
Region & Communities
to support comprehensive transportation reform at the federal level to impact the Twin Cities region

Soap Factory

15 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$40,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$80,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for building improvements and the build out of artist studios
$15,000
2015
Arts & Culture
to support the Hand-in-Glove conference to be hosted in Minneapolis-St. Paul
$80,000
2015
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$80,000
2013
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$60,000
2011
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$80,000
2009
Arts & Culture
for a visual arts exhibition organization
$30,000
2007
Arts & Culture
to support the Art Shanty Projects on Medicine Lake in Plymouth
$70,000
2007
Arts & Culture
for a visual arts exhibition organization
$15,000
2006
Arts & Culture
to support the Art Shanty Projects on Medicine Lake in Plymouth
$10,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for Artsourcing, an exhibition by Latino artists
$15,000
2005
Arts & Culture
to support the Art Shanty Projects on Medicine Lake in Plymouth
$25,000
2005
Arts & Culture
for a feasibility study to fully renovate the Soap Factory
$50,000
2005
Arts & Culture
for a visual arts exhibition organization

Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs

2 Grants

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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
$90,000
2014
International
to support vulnerable communities affected by land grabbing and forced displacement to defend their livelihoods and rights to their resources

Social Enterprise MSP

1 Grant

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Saint Paul, MN

$56,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to fund the expansion of our community-led Pillar Event series that activates communities to build strength and capacity around funding, talent, quality of life, and support systems for social entrepreneurs

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

2 Grants

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Ekwendeni, Malawi

$200,000
2021
International
Scaling out agroecological pest management and gender equity (SAGE) through farmer-centered approaches
$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

6 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
$354,000
2013
International
for the project, Introgression of Bruchid Resistance and Incorporation of IPM Strategies for Reducing Post-harvest Losses of Farmers Preferred Varieties
$28,000
2011
International
for the project Groundnut Varieties Improvement for Yield and Adaptation, Human Health, and Nutrition
$432,000
2009
International
for the project Introgression of Bruchid Resistance into Farmers Preferred Varieties for Increased Productivity and Stability of Bean Supply
$325,000
2009
International
for the project Enhancing Child Nutrition and Livelihoods of Rural Households in Malawi and Tanzania Through Post-Harvest Value-Chain Technology Improvements in Groundnuts

Solar United Neighbors

3 Grants

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Washington, DC

$200,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build broad and deep momentum toward a clean energy transition with distributed solar and community benefits with a focus on greater Minnesota
$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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Minnaepolis, MN

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

Soo Visual Arts Center

9 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$40,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$40,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$40,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$90,000
2014
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$40,000
2012
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$35,000
2010
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$30,000
2008
Arts & Culture
for a visual arts exhibition organization
$30,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for a visual arts exhibition organization
$30,000
2004
Arts & Culture
For a visual arts exhibition organization

Soomaal House of Art

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

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

Southeast Asia Development Program

7 Grants

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Newton, MA

$620,000
2019
International
for general operating support
$2,215,000
2016
International
for general operating support
$1,140,000
2014
International
for general operating costs and grants to local Cambodian partners
$200,000
2013
International
for general operating support
$150,000
2012
International
for transition planning
$155,000
2008
International
for a project of community empowerment for self-determined development in three provinces of Cambodia
$60,000
2006
International
for building community-based networks to promote improved management of natural resources in Cambodia

Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council

9 Grants

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Rochester, MN

$180,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$180,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$360,000
2015
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$270,000
2012
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$150,000
2010
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$50,000
2009
Arts & Culture
for regranting programs
$50,000
2008
Arts & Culture
for regranting programs
$100,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for regranting programs
$100,000
2004
Arts & Culture
For a regranting program

Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation

11 Grants

$3,000,000
2020
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
$3,025,000
2016
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for general operating support
$75,000
2013
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
to provide foundational research to develop a regional due diligence process
$900,000
2012
Other Grantmaking
to support the statewide early childhood to 3rd grade initiative
$6,000,000
2011
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for Phase VII
$10,000
2011
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
to support a local foods research project
$25,000
2010
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
to help meet unmet needs of businesses impacted by September flooding in southern Minnesota
$75,000
2007
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
to support the Business Recovery Fund to assist southeastern Minnesota businesses affected by flooding
$7,200,000
2007
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for Phase VI
$125,000
2004
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
To support a Bio-Industry Marketplace Initiative

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

12 Grants

$400,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to create long-lasting, vibrant and healthy communities by working to develop emerging leaders and create long-term systems change for equity
$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
$40,000
2013
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
to foster relationships and mobilize resources to build a sustainable model for the future of YES!
$6,000,000
2011
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for Phase VII
$75,000
2010
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
to support strategic planning and capacity-building efforts to develop a sustainability plan for the Youth Energy Summit (YES!) program
$500,000
2008
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
to support the Rural Wind Energy Development Assistance Fund
$7,200,000
2006
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for Phase VI
$120,000
2004
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
To support developing a Renewable Energy industry

Southwest Minnesota Arts Council

9 Grants

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Marshall, MN

$178,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$178,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$267,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$270,000
2013
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$240,000
2010
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$58,000
2009
Arts & Culture
for regranting programs
$127,000
2007
Arts & Culture
for regranting programs
$55,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for regranting programs
$94,000
2004
Arts & Culture
For a regranting program

Southwest Regional Development Commission

1 Grant

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Slayton, MN

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

Springboard for the Arts

26 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 & Culture
to support the 2019 Rural Arts and Culture Summit
$96,000
2018
Arts & Culture
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 & Culture
for general operating support
$64,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for professional development and support services for McKnight Artist Fellows
$50,000
2016
Arts & Culture
to organize and implement the 2017 Rural Arts and Culture Summit
$160,000
2015
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$64,000
2014
Arts & Culture
for a program to support McKnight Artist Fellows through targeted professional development and support services
$50,000
2014
Arts & Culture
to implement the Rural Arts and Culture Summit in June 2015
$240,000
2012
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$64,000
2012
Arts & Culture
for professional development opportunities for McKnight Artist Fellows
$50,000
2012
Arts & Culture
to build partnership capacity for an annual Rural Arts and Culture Summit in Minnesota
$100,000
2012
Region & Communities
to implement Irrigate, an artist-led creative placemaking initiative along the Central Corridor Light Rail Transit route in Saint Paul
$75,000
2011
Region & Communities
to implement Irrigate, a program that will leverage the resources and attention available during the light rail transit construction to create and preserve distinct neighborhood identities, build connections, and opportunities for residents
$175,000
2011
Arts & Culture
to support the 2010-2011 McKnight Artist Fellowships for Choreographers program
$150,000
2011
Arts & Culture
to support the 2010-2011 McKnight Artist Fellowships for Dancers program
$160,000
2010
Arts & Culture
for general operating support and additional support towards capitalization for long-term sustainability
$50,000
2009
Arts & Culture
to establish a Minnesota Theater Alliance
$63,000
2008
Arts & Culture
for artist fellowships for photographers
$70,000
2008
Arts & Culture
for an arts management assistance agency
$23,000
2007
Arts & Culture
to support a feasibility study exploring the possibility of creating a Twin Cities or Minnesota theater alliance
$70,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for an arts management assistance agency
$28,000
2006
Arts & Culture
to conduct an economic impact study of individual artists in Minnesota
$80,000
2004
Arts & Culture
For general operations, and to implement a transition plan for an agency focused on business and career development for artists

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
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