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Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation

3 Grants

$200,000
2022
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to build upon their current commitment to economic growth for BIPOC-led and BIPOC-serving organizations and help amplify their capacity and reach to support more of these organizations
$2,500,000
2022
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for general operating support
$3,000,000
2020
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for general operating support

Southern Youth Leadership Development Institute

1 Grant

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Montgomery, AL

$15,000
2022
Other Grantmaking
to support the Rosa Parks Gala

Southwest Initiative Foundation

5 Grants

$2,500,000
2022
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for general operating support
$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
$1,060,000
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

Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council

2 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

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

7 Grants

$240,000
2022
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$73,000
2021
Arts & Culture
to support McKnight artist fellows and the fellowship partners' community of practice
$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
$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
$96,000
2018
Arts & Culture
to provide professional development services to McKnight Artist Fellows and fellowship applicants

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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Saint Paul, MN

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to organize stakeholders in the east metro to prioritize a clean transportation system
$50,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to organize stakeholders in the east metro to advance a clean transportation system-electrification and a strong transit system
$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

Stairstep Foundation

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2022
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to support organizing and voter engagement in North Minneapolis

State Leadership Project

1 Grant

Raleigh, NC

$25,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the state landscaping project in Indiana

Statistics for Sustainable Development

2 Grants

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Reading, United Kingdom

$1,050,000
2022
International
Research Methods Support
$1,050,000
2019
International
Research Methods Support III

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

2 Grants

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Santa Barbara, CA

$50,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support policy development and funder organizing to reduce emissions from working lands and to advance carbon sequestration strategies
$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

2 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

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

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$90,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$40,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

TakeAction Minnesota Education Fund

14 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$500,000
2022
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$400,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build a mandate for and the capacity to advance equitable climate solutions in Minnesota
$380,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support environmental justice organizing work and program development
$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
$400,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build a mandate for equitable climate solutions in Minnesota
$190,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support multiracial grassroots organizing and environmental justice outreach 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

1 Grant

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New York, NY

$300,000
2019
Education
to support the general operations of TFA-Twin Cities

Teatro del Pueblo

1 Grant

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Saint Paul, MN

$110,000
2021
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

2 Grants

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

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$379,000
2022
Arts & Culture
for McKnight Artist Fellowships for midcareer fiber artists in Minnesota
$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

2 Grants

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

$200,000
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

1 Grant

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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

The Climate Group

2 Grants

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New York, NY

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to raise Midwestern states' climate action ambition
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to raise Midwestern states’ climate ambition and action

The Conservation Fund – A Nonprofit Corporation

1 Grant

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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

The Cowles Center

6 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$614,000
2022
Arts & Culture
for McKnight Artist Fellowships and development opportunities for midcareer dancers in Minnesota
$575,000
2022
Arts & Culture
for McKnight Artist Fellowships and development opportunities for midcareer choreographers in Minnesota
$150,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$150,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$556,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for McKnight Artist Fellowships and development opportunities for midcareer dancers in Minnesota
$686,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for McKnight Artist Fellowships and development opportunities for midcareer choreographers in Minnesota

The Delta Institute

1 Grant

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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

The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2022
Arts & Culture
for capital support
$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

1 Grant

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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

The Funders Network Inc.

1 Grant

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Coral Gables, FL

$75,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Mobility and Access Collaborative, and to do a Midwest scan of sustainable and equitable transportation to better understand the landscape of clean transportation strategies and engage more funders

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

5 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2022
Arts & Culture
for strategic planning process
$622,000
2022
Arts & Culture
for McKnight Artist Fellowships for midcareer literary artists and writers in Minnesota
$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
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