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Teatro del Pueblo

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$120,000
2017
Arts
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

2 Grants

$90,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$90,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

Tennessee Clean Water Network

2 Grants

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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
$187,000
2017
Mississippi River
to reduce nutrient pollution entering Tennessee’s waterways through Clean Water Act enforcement and the development of new agricultural strategies

Textile Center of Minnesota

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$375,000
2019
Arts
for McKnight Artist Fellowships for midcareer fiber artists in Minnesota
$150,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Arts
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

2 Grants

$60,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$60,000
2017
Arts
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

3 Grants

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Washington, DC

$750,000
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
$200,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support the Minneapolis/St. Paul region and its enhanced efforts to improve regional economic opportunity through affordable housing and equitable economic development

The Cedar Cultural Center

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$100,000
2017
Arts
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 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

$135,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$60,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

The Energy Foundation

2 Grants

$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
$13,600,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support clean energy and climate policies in the Midwest

The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$60,000
2020
Arts
for the MSP Film Society’s MN-MADE film program
$60,000
2018
Arts
to support the MN-Made program for Minnesota filmmakers
$60,000
2016
Arts
to support the MN-Made program

The Five Wings Arts Council

2 Grants

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Staples, MN

$92,000
2019
Arts
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$138,000
2016
Arts
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists

The Foundation for the Promotion and Investigation of Andean Products PROINPA

1 Grant

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Cochabamba, Bolivia

$300,000
2018
International
Agroecological alternatives for the sustainable production of quinoa in Bolivia

The Funders Network Inc.

1 Grant

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Coral Gables, FL

$50,000
2016
Region & Communities
to plan, design, and convene a national meeting of funders interested in economic prosperity, environmental sustainability, and social equity in Minnesota at the 2017 TFN Annual Conference

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
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$80,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

The Iowa Policy Project

3 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
$60,000
2016
Mississippi River
to write, distribute, and promote three reports that will drive water quality improvements in Iowa

The Land Institute

2 Grants

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Salina, KS

$400,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$200,000
2017
Mississippi River
to deploy a strategic, coordinated communications plan in support of the commercialization of perennial crops grown in the Upper Mississippi River basin

The Loft

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$618,000
2019
Arts
for McKnight Artist Fellowships for midcareer literary artists and writers in Minnesota
$240,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$593,000
2016
Arts
for McKnight Artist Fellowships for Writers
$160,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

The Minneapolis Community and Technical College Foundation Inc.

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2016
Region & Communities
to coordinate the Central Corridor College Fellows Program

The Minneapolis Foundation

12 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$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
$175,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support strategies to increase employer leadership in economic opportunity efforts for north Minneapolis residents
$1,200,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support action on Midwest climate and energy policy through the RE-AMP Network

The Minnesota Chorale

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

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

The Minnesota Opera

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$80,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$80,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

The Moving Company

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$50,000
2017
Arts
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
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
$300,000
2016
Mississippi River
to address challenges identified in the America’s Watershed Initiative 2015 report card and reduce nutrient pollution across the Mississippi River basin

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 Rose Ensemble

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$75,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

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

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

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

The Solar Foundation

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$12,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support data collection, resource development, and media engagement around the impacts of the solar industry in Minnesota
$90,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support a SolSmart Advisor within the Metropolitan Council to assist local governments in addressing solar resources in the upcoming comprehensive planning cycle and pursue SolSmart designation

The Trust for Public Land

2 Grants

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San Francisco, CA

$925,000
2018
Region & Communities
to advance regional competitiveness by creating vibrant neighborhoods through equitable parks-centric urban redevelopment
$650,000
2016
Region & Communities
to advance economic regional competitiveness through parks-centric urban redevelopment

The Urban Institute

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$125,000
2018
Region & Communities
to advance economic mobility and housing stability via housing policy roundtables and advisory activities

The Wetlands Initiative

2 Grants

$220,000
2018
Mississippi River
to partner with farmers and farm organizations in order to implement and replicate nutrient-capturing constructed wetlands in Illinois, and for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Mississippi River
to partner with farmers and farm organizations in order to implement and replicate nutrient-capturing constructed wetlands in Illinois

Theater Mu

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$210,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

Theatre B

2 Grants

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Fargo, ND

$45,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$30,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

Theatre Latte-Da

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$80,000
2020
Arts
for general operating support
$18,000
2018
Arts
for a one-time grant that would underwrite costs necessary to establish an affordable scene shop for small to mid-size theaters, as well as individual artists in the Twin Cities
$120,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$190,000
2016
Mississippi River
to educate and engage sportsmen, lawmakers, and other stakeholders about ways to incentivize conservation and restoration of private lands throughout the Mississippi River Basin
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