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Stuart Pimsler Dance and Theater

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2020
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2018
Arts & Culture
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

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 Agriculture Tanzania

1 Grant

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Morogoro, Tanzania

$150,000
2022
International
to Support Farmer-Centered Agroecology Research in Tanzania

Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$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

1 Grant

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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

SWISSAID, Swiss Foundation for Development Cooperation

1 Grant

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Quito, Ecuador

$300,000
2021
International
Supporting agroecology peasant schools in the Andes

TaikoArts Midwest

3 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

TakeAction Minnesota Education Fund

11 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$400,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build a mandate for and the capacity to advance equitable climate solutions in Minnesota
$190,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support environmental justice organizing work and program development
$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
$450,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$100,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Black Visions Collective organizational development and climate portfolio
$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

Taxpayers for Common Sense

1 Grant

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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

Teach For America

2 Grants

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New York, NY

$300,000
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

Teatro del Pueblo

2 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$60,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$120,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

TechSoup Global

1 Grant

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San Francisco, CA

$10,000
2018
International
to build NGOsource 2.0, a state-of-the-art web application that will better meet the needs of a growing base of stakeholders

Ten Thousand Things

3 Grants

$90,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$90,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$90,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

Tennessee Clean Water Network

1 Grant

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Knoxville, TN

$150,000
2018
Mississippi River
to continue the Mississippi River Collaboartive's efforts to minimize nitrogen and phosphorus pollution in the Mississippi River basin, and general operating support

Textile Center of Minnesota

3 Grants

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Minneaplis, MN

$100,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$375,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for McKnight Artist Fellowships for midcareer fiber artists in Minnesota
$150,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

The Advocates for Human Rights

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$75,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

The Alliance for Climate Protection

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$20,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to fund participation of frontline community members in a Climate Reality Leadership Corps Minneapolis-St. Paul Training in August 2019

The Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

3 Grants

$60,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$60,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$60,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

The Awood Center

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support

The Brookings Institution

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$1,125,000
2019
Region & Communities
to provide frameworks and narratives, Minneapolis-St. Paul specific-data, and connections to other national leaders that guide regional partners and state and local actors toward implementation of practices and policies that bolster inclusive growth
$250,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support three interrelated streams of work designed to help the Center for Economic Inclusion and its partners create a more livable and inclusive region

The Cedar Cultural Center

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2019
Arts & Culture
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

The Center for Emergent Diplomacy

1 Grant

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Santa Fe, NM

$18,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support scholarships for the 2020 Living Systems Leadership workshop

The Clean Water Fund

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$800,000
2019
Mississippi River
to use policy and market-focused strategies to reduce non-point source pollution from agricultural sources into the Mississippi River, and for Minnesota program activities
$150,000
2017
Mississippi River
to reduce agricultural pollution and protect drinking water

The Climate Group

1 Grant

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New York, NY

$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to raise Midwestern states’ climate ambition and action

The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana

1 Grant

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Baton Rouge, LA

$100,000
2017
Mississippi River
for general operating support

The Conservation Fund – A Nonprofit Corporation

2 Grants

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Arlington, VA

$200,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support the protection of fragile lands and rotational grazing on public grasslands, and for general operating support
$100,000
2017
Mississippi River
to provide real estate expertise that facilitates the protections of fragile lands throughout the Upper Mississippi River

The Delta Institute

2 Grants

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Chicago, IL

$400,000
2018
Mississippi River
to design and implement farmer-facing capital and risk mitigation products that support the adoption of agricultural conservation practices, and for general operating support
$75,000
2017
Mississippi River
to design an innovative risk mitigation program for small to midsize family farms that adopt conservation cropping systems emphasizing continuous living cover

The Duluth Playhouse

2 Grants

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Duluth, MN

$90,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$135,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

The Energy Foundation

1 Grant

$14,275,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support clean energy and climate policies in the Midwest, and for midwestern participation in the 2019 Transportation Electrification Advocates meeting

The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$70,000
2022
Arts & Culture
to support MN-MADE, developing and showcasing working film artists from across the state of Minnesota
$60,000
2020
Arts & Culture
for the MSP Film Society’s MN-MADE film program
$60,000
2018
Arts & Culture
to support the MN-Made program for Minnesota filmmakers

The Five Wings Arts Council

2 Grants

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Staples, MN

$92,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$92,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists

The Foundation for the Promotion and Investigation of Andean Products PROINPA

2 Grants

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Cochabamba, Bolivia

$330,000
2021
International
Agroecological intensification in the agro-food systems of the arid and semiarid regions of the Altiplano in Bolivia
$300,000
2018
International
Agroecological alternatives for the sustainable production of quinoa in Bolivia

The Good Acre

1 Grant

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Falcon Heights, MN

$200,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support

The Henry L. Stimson Center

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$55,000
2018
International
to support the Stimson Center's Southeast Asia Program

The History Theatre

2 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$80,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$80,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

The Iowa Policy Project

2 Grants

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Iowa City, IA

$100,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$50,000
2018
Mississippi River
to write a series of reports on threats to Mississippi River water quality and to work collaboratively with McKnight grantees and policymakers in Iowa

The Land Institute

1 Grant

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Salina, KS

$400,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support

The Loft

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$344,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$618,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for McKnight Artist Fellowships for midcareer literary artists and writers in Minnesota
$240,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

The Minneapolis Foundation

15 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund, a collaborative partnership to support local action on climate change in diverse communities
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support environmental justice organizations' capacity to advance decarbonization solutions that are rooted in the communities and focused on a just energy transition, health, and water justice
$1,000,000
2021
Other Grantmaking
to support local business organizations and owners along Lake St., Midway, and W. Broadway, in restoring, rebuilding, and renovating damaged property following the summer unrest of 2020
$2,000,000
2021
Arts & Culture
to support the Regional Cultural Treasures special purpose fund
$100,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to address equity and diversity in the Minneapolis Public school system
$140,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for the Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund, a collaborative partnership to support local action on climate change in diverse communities
$200,000
2020
Region & Communities
to reduce disparities and build equity, assets, and opportunity for everyone in North Minneapolis, and to support parent engagement work
$140,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund
$200,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build capacity for collaboration and network building
$100,000
2019
Education
to support statewide focus groups with school leaders to understand their roles, experiences, and the challenges they face
$140,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to establish the Minneapolis Climate Action and Equity Fund
$50,000
2018
Region & Communities
to build capacity for Mayor Frey and his administration to lead and convene regional partners on attacking racial equity gaps in housing, economic inclusion, and police community relations
$375,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support action on Midwest climate and energy policy through the RE-AMP Network
$10,000
2017
Education
to support communications regarding McKnight's Pathway Schools Initiative
$50,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support the Blue Line Coalition to increase economic opportunity for North Minneapolis residents and shared prosperity in the build out of the Blue Line extension

The Minnesota Chorale

3 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
$45,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

The Minnesota Opera

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$120,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$80,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

The Moving Company

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

The National Fish Habitat Fund

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$120,000
2019
Mississippi River
to expand and build capacity for the Watershed Leaders Network that provides learning exchanges for better water quality outcomes in Midwestern watersheds
$80,000
2017
Mississippi River
to build Watershed Leaders Network that provides learning exchanges for better water quality outcomes in Midwestern watersheds

The Nature Conservancy

4 Grants

$300,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to tackle climate change across Iowa and Minnesota by sparking energy system transformation and developing natural climate solutions to drive inclusive conversations and meaningful impact
$300,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support programs tackling climate change in the upper Midwest
$400,000
2018
Mississippi River
for restoration and monitoring of floodplains in the Mississippi River Basin that will support large-scale nutrient reduction, and for general operating support
$150,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
for program support of the Conservancy’s 50-State Climate Strategy in Iowa

The Network for Better Futures

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to accelerate economic mobility and strengthen families

The Samdhana Institute

1 Grant

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9000 Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines

$317,000
2017
International
to support small grants for community rights, resource management, and livelihoods, and the implementation of the Learning and Media Network to strengthen critical thinking skills among youth in Lao PDR

The Sanneh Foundation

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$150,000
2018
Education
to support the Dreamline teacher pathway program, and for general operating support

The Singers Minnesota Choral Artists

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$50,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$55,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
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