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St. Paul Chamber of Commerce Foundation

5 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$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
$25,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to do scoping and planning for a clean energy and energy efficiency program for small to mid-size companies in the Twin Cities metro
$100,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support the East Metro Strong partnership at the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce Foundation as it works to implement a vision of transit projects and to link workforce to jobs in the east metro
$750,000
2013
Region & Communities
to establish a public-private partnership to develop and promote a prioritized program of transit projects and related investments to support economic development in the east metro of the Twin Cities

St. Paul Transportation Management Organization

7 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$300,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$400,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to launch a long-term campaign to dramatically curb carbon pollution in Minnesota by facilitating a shift from widespread driving to biking, walking, and transit use
$375,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$325,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$175,000
2016
Region & Communities
to facilitate the merger with Smart Trips to advance an equitable and competitive region through a stronger transportation options movement
$70,000
2014
Region & Communities
to rally support for a robust implementation of the St. Paul Bike Plan building the multi-modal infrastructure to become a world-class cycling city
$40,000
2009
Region & Communities
for efforts to reduce congestion and improve air quality in St. Paul through the promotion of alternative transportation, specifically through the Smart Trips Union Park initiative

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

3 Grants

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Reading, United Kingdom

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

Stuart Pimsler Dance and Theater

14 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2020
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$10,000
2015
Arts & Culture
for program support of the SAGE Awards for Dance
$50,000
2014
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$20,000
2013
Arts & Culture
to support the MN SAGE Awards for Dance program in 2014 and 2015
$40,000
2012
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$30,000
2010
Arts & Culture
for a dance performance company
$15,000
2010
Arts & Culture
to support the Minnesota Sage Awards
$30,000
2008
Arts & Culture
to support the Minnesota Sage Awards
$30,000
2008
Arts & Culture
for a dance performance company
$30,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for a dance performance company
$30,000
2006
Arts & Culture
to support the Minnesota Sage Awards
$10,000
2004
Arts & Culture
To support the Minnesota Sage Awards

Summit Academy OIC

6 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$200,000
2015
Region & Communities
to build networks between a diverse skilled workforce, labor groups, industry, and government jurisdictions to promote economic self-sufficiency among new workers and a more diverse workforce
$250,000
2013
Region & Communities
to build the capacity of Summit Academy OIC to expand training and related services to provide minority and female workforce for the construction of the Vikings stadium and address regional demographic labor shortages in construction
$300,000
2013
Region & Communities
to build a market-orientated regional construction training and placement system to scale up and implement regional initiatives integrating community-based economic development opportunities to individuals’ economic self-sufficiency
$125,000
2012
Region & Communities
for a project to scale up regional initiatives integrating community-based economic development opportunities to individuals' economic self-sufficiency
$135,000
2004
Children & Families
For youth services, job training for Somali immigrants, and for general operations

Sustainability Accounting Standards Board

1 Grant

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San Francisco, CA

$25,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
to support a reporting framework for corporations to disclose material environmental and social risks as part of their SEC filing

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders

1 Grant

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Santa Barbara, CA

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

Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota

5 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$225,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$80,000
2017
Mississippi River
to educate conventional and sustainable producers about soil health for nutrient pollution reduction to the Mississippi and its tributaries
$80,000
2015
Mississippi River
to expand farmer participation in the Sustainable Farming Association’s Soil Health educational opportunities
$80,000
2013
Mississippi River
to strengthen and enhance the Farmer-to-Farmer Network
$30,000
2011
Mississippi River
for strategic planning and capacity building

Sustainable Food Lab

2 Grants

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Hartland, VT

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

TaikoArts Midwest

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

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

TakeAction Minnesota Education Fund

14 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$190,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support multiracial grassroots organizing and environmental justice outreach in Minnesota
$400,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build a mandate for equitable climate solutions in Minnesota
$50,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to support the Minnesota COVID-19 Response Coalition
$190,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support multi-racial grassroots organizing in Minnesota
$400,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build and leverage public demand for equitable, economy-wide climate solutions at scale in Minnesota
$100,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Comunidades Organizando el Poder y la Accion Latina's (COPAL) capacity to elevate Latinx awareness on climate change and education in Minnesota
$100,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Black Visions Collective organizational development and climate portfolio
$450,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$600,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to broaden and deepen the constituencies demanding policy responses to climate change, including increased use of renewable energy, efficiency improvements, green jobs, and investments in transition and mitigation
$350,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance clean energy goals in Minnesota by mobilizing broad, diverse communities to demand comprehensive action on climate change
$50,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to develop a community-level recommendation for the scale and scope of TakeAction Minnesota's engagement in climate advocacy
$100,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$60,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support an expansion of work on balancing state budget cuts with revenue, an increase in transportation infrastructure funding, and gaps in enhancing economic opportunities for low-income and minority families
$60,000
2011
Region & Communities
a planning grant to establish an equitable New Economy narrative for Minnesota, a strategic policy agenda, and a broadened constituency and partnerships to create economic opportunities for low-income families and communities

Taxpayers for Common Sense

8 Grants

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Washington, DC

$240,000
2019
Mississippi River
to advocate for better use of federal tax dollars in the Upper Mississippi River basin, and for general operating support
$180,000
2017
Mississippi River
to protect the Mississippi River by reducing incentives for unwise agricultural, floodplain, and navigation development
$150,000
2014
Mississippi River
to protect the Mississippi River by reducing policy incentives for unwise land and navigation development
$150,000
2012
Mississippi River
to assess and publicize wasteful federal water projects and farm policies
$230,000
2010
Mississippi River
to assess and publicize wasteful federal water projects and farm policies
$230,000
2008
Mississippi River
to assess and publicize wasteful federal water projects and farm policies
$230,000
2006
Mississippi River
to assess and publicize wasteful federal water projects and farm policies
$200,000
2004
Mississippi River
To assess and publicize wasteful federal water projects and farm policies

Teach For America

5 Grants

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New York, NY

$200,000
2019
Education
to support the general operations of TFA-Twin Cities
$200,000
2017
Education
to support the general operations of TFA-Twin Cities and to support TFA’s partnership with New Leaders, a pipeline to school leadership
$100,000
2015
Education
for general operating support
$300,000
2009
Children & Families
to support the Teach for America program in the Twin Cities
$50,000
2008
Children & Families
for startup and planning activities to bring the Teach for America program to the Twin Cities

Teatro del Pueblo

4 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$120,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$40,000
2015
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$40,000
2013
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$30,000
2011
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

8 Grants

$90,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$90,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$90,000
2015
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$105,000
2012
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$60,000
2010
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$60,000
2008
Arts & Culture
for a theater that produces plays for low-income communities
$60,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for a theater that produces plays for low-income communities
$45,000
2004
Arts & Culture
For a theater that produces plays for low-income communities

Tennessee Clean Water Network

8 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
$374,000
2015
Mississippi River
to support the Tennessee Clean Water Network’s work with the Mississippi River Collaborative, and its wetland protection and mitigation improvement efforts in Tennessee
$374,000
2013
Mississippi River
to support participation in the Mississippi River Collaborative, and to strengthen efforts to improve water quality and wetland protection in Tennessee
$364,000
2011
Mississippi River
to strengthen efforts to improve water quality in the Mississippi River
$436,000
2008
Mississippi River
to strengthen efforts to improve water quality in the Mississippi River
$279,000
2005
Mississippi River
to strengthen efforts to improve water quality in the Mississippi River
$57,000
2004
Mississippi River
For advocacy efforts to implement the Clean Water Act

Textile Center of Minnesota

8 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$375,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for McKnight Artist Fellowships for midcareer fiber artists in Minnesota
$150,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2014
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$150,000
2011
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$80,000
2009
Arts & Culture
for an organization that supports textile artists
$120,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for an organization for textile artists
$50,000
2004
Arts & Culture
For an organization for textile artists

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

9 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
$60,000
2015
Arts & Culture
for general operating support for resident artists regional arts programming in Minnesota
$40,000
2013
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$115,000
2011
Arts & Culture
for general operations and capital support
$60,000
2008
Arts & Culture
for an arts education and retreat center
$40,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for an arts education and retreat center
$15,000
2005
Arts & Culture
for an arts education and retreat center

The Awood Center

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

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

The Brookings Institution

4 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
$300,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support the Brookings Institution's work with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development in the development of a metropolitan regional and state-based sustainable economic growth strategy

The Cedar Cultural Center

12 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
$100,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2015
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2013
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$150,000
2012
Other Grantmaking
to support a public space development project titled Faces of Cedar Riverside
$90,000
2011
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$10,000
2010
Arts & Culture
to develop and launch a project-based, artist-centered fundraising website and community engagement tool that will support a variety of creative endeavors initiated by local artists
$90,000
2009
Arts & Culture
for the Cedar Cultural Center
$50,000
2008
Arts & Culture
for capital improvements to the Cedar Cultural Center
$110,000
2007
Arts & Culture
for the Cedar Cultural Center
$85,000
2005
Arts & Culture
for the Cedar Cultural Center

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

6 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
$75,000
2015
Mississippi River
to reduce Minnesota's agricultural pollution by strengthening the engagement of the public and drinking water providers
$75,000
2013
Mississippi River
to foster the development and strengthen the enforcement of state policies to reduce polluted runoff from agriculture
$80,000
2011
Mississippi River
to reduce agricultural pollution by strengthening non-point source management efforts
$40,000
2010
Mississippi River
to develop a strategic plan for work to improve rural water quality in the Minnesota portion of the Mississippi River basin

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

8 Grants

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Baton Rouge, LA

$100,000
2017
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$200,000
2015
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$200,000
2013
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$200,000
2011
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$230,000
2009
Mississippi River
for an organization that promotes restoration of the Mississippi River's coastal delta
$250,000
2006
Mississippi River
to promote restoration of the Mississippi River's coastal delta
$75,000
2005
Mississippi River
to promote restoration of the Mississippi River's coastal delta
$120,000
2004
Mississippi River
To promote restoration of the Mississippi River's coastal delta

The Conservation Fund – A Nonprofit Corporation

9 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
$160,000
2015
Mississippi River
to generate lasting conservation benefits in native grasslands of the Minnesota River basin as well as throughout the Mississippi River basin
$160,000
2013
Mississippi River
to support permanent land conservation efforts in the Mississippi River corridor
$160,000
2011
Mississippi River
to support land conservation efforts in the Mississippi River corridor
$225,000
2008
Mississippi River
to support land conservation efforts in the Mississippi River corridor
$50,000
2007
Mississippi River
to support land conservation efforts in the Mississippi River corridor
$75,000
2006
Mississippi River
to support land conservation efforts in the Mississippi River corridor
$750,000
2004
Mississippi River
For outreach to increase land protection along the Mississippi River, and to expand the Mississippi River Revolving Fund

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

8 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
$60,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$60,000
2014
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$60,000
2012
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$40,000
2010
Arts & Culture
for a community theater
$40,000
2008
Arts & Culture
for a community theater
$40,000
2005
Arts & Culture
for a community theater

The Energy Foundation

6 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
$8,500,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to win new clean energy policies in the Midwest and help the Midwest reshape the national narrative about energy and climate
$20,000,000
2013
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support The Energy Foundation's efforts to build America's Energy Future in the Midwest
$15,000,000
2010
Midwest Climate & Energy
for continued support of the Upper Midwest Clean Energy Initiative and support for core programs
$20,000,000
2005
Midwest Climate & Energy
for continued support of the Upper Midwest Clean Energy Initiative and support for core programs

The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul

6 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$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
$60,000
2016
Arts & Culture
to support the MN-Made program
$50,000
2014
Arts & Culture
to support Minnesota-Made, spotlighting the work of Minnesota filmmakers
$50,000
2012
Arts & Culture
to support Minnesota filmmakers through the Minnesota Made program
$35,000
2005
Arts & Culture
for an independent film exhibition center

The Five Wings Arts Council

7 Grants

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Staples, MN

$92,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$138,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$138,000
2013
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$120,000
2010
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$60,000
2008
Arts & Culture
for regranting programs
$57,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for regranting programs
$23,000
2005
Arts & Culture
for regranting programs

The Foundation for the Promotion and Investigation of Andean Products PROINPA

10 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
$800,000
2014
International
for the project, Research on Alternatives for the Technological and Social Demands of the Quinoa Sector
$75,000
2013
International
for the project, Conservation Agriculture in the Andean Region of Bolivia
$315,000
2013
International
for the project, Participatory Development of Technological Innovations to Increase Productivity of Agricultural Soils in Depressed Andean Regions of Bolivia
$50,000
2012
International
for the project, Innovation for Soil Fertility Management in the Hillsides of Bolivia
$29,000
2012
International
for the project Grain Quality Threatens the Organic Quinoa Market: A Focused Analysis Between the Actors in the Production and Marketing of Quinoa Bolivia
$792,500
2010
International
for the project Development and Participative Validation of Technological Innovations that Improve the Strategies for Sustainable Management of Quinoa and Potato in the Bolivian Altiplano
$50,000
2009
International
for the project Innovative Approaches to Manage Insect Pest Risks in Changing Andes
$800,000
2006
International
for Sustainable Production of Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Wild), a Neglected Food Crop in the Andean Region. Partners: Alejandro Bonifacio (PROINPA), Roberto Valdivia Fernandez (CIRNMA).

The Funders Network Inc.

18 Grants

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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
$10,000
2015
Region & Communities
to advance equitable transportation reforms, policies, and practices in Minnesota and among grantees and collaborating foundations
$10,000
2014
Region & Communities
to advance equitable transportation reforms, policies, and practices in Minnesota and among grantees and collaborating foundations
$75,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support regional economic development and equitable redevelopment along emerging Twin Cities regional transit corridors
$65,000
2011
Region & Communities
to support the success of the Central Corridor Light Rail project and improve transportation policy and practice in the Twin Cities and at the federal level
$180,000
2011
Mississippi River
to support the River Partnership of Community Foundations
$75,000
2010
Region & Communities
to advance sustainable communities by transforming transportation policy and practice in the Twin Cities region and at the federal level
$60,000
2009
Region & Communities
to support the Transportation Reform Funders Group, and for support of a regional sustainable communities consortia application draft
$200,000
2009
Mississippi River
for the River Partnership of Community Foundations
$60,000
2008
Region & Communities
to align and advance philanthropic leadership on growth and development issues in the greater Twin Cities region
$75,000
2007
Region & Communities
to align and advance philanthropic leadership on growth and development issues in the greater Twin Cities region
$75,000
2006
Region & Communities
to support the Communications Project and pilot the Leadership Services work in the upper Midwest
$600,000
2006
Mississippi River
for the Mississippi River Corridor Community Foundation Partnership
$25,000
2005
Mississippi River
to support the Mississippi River Corridor Community Foundations Initiative
$25,000
2005
Mississippi River
to support an Emerging Mississippi River Community Foundations Partnership
$75,000
2004
Region & Communities
For a communications initiative in support of the smart growth and livable communities movement
$25,000
2004
Region & Communities
To support the Transportation Funders Group
$15,000
2004
Region & Communities
To sponsor the Twin Cities delegation to the 2nd National Summit on Regional Equity and Smart Growth

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

3 Grants

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Washington, DC

$55,000
2018
International
to support the Stimson Center's Southeast Asia Program
$60,000
2012
International
to engage with civil society, international organizations, and governments to expand the policy space opened by the Lao government's agreement to suspend construction of the Xayaburi Dam
$60,000
2011
International
to support outreach activities related to mainstream dams on the Mekong River through the project, Mekong Water Resource Dialogue

The History Theatre

10 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
$80,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2015
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2013
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2011
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$110,000
2008
Arts & Culture
for a theater that produces new plays with historical midwestern themes
$125,000
2007
Arts & Culture
for a theater that produces new plays with historical midwestern themes
$100,000
2005
Arts & Culture
for capital support for a theater that produces new plays with historical midwestern themes
$105,000
2004
Arts & Culture
For a theater that produces new plays with historical midwestern themes

The Iowa Policy Project

8 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
$60,000
2014
Mississippi River
to write, distribute, and promote three major reports over the next two years that will examine water quality in Iowa
$75,000
2012
Mississippi River
for operating support to produce five reports on policies affecting water quality in the Mississippi River, with a focus on Iowa
$180,000
2010
Mississippi River
for research and reports on water quality issues in Iowa
$180,000
2008
Mississippi River
for research and reports on water quality issues in Iowa
$75,000
2006
Mississippi River
for research and reports on water quality issues 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

17 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$172,000
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
$160,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$593,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for McKnight Artist Fellowships for Writers
$160,000
2014
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$600,000
2013
Arts & Culture
for a fellowship program for writers
$240,000
2011
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$540,000
2010
Arts & Culture
for a fellowship program for writers
$160,000
2009
Arts & Culture
for a literary arts center
$75,000
2007
Arts & Culture
to support costs related to capacity building and a leadership transition
$525,000
2007
Arts & Culture
for a fellowship program for writers
$120,000
2006
Arts & Culture
to expand education programs into suburban communities
$240,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for a literary arts center
$342,000
2005
Arts & Culture
for a fellowship program for writers
$160,000
2004
Arts & Culture
To expand education programs into suburban communities
$160,000
2004
Arts & Culture
For a literary arts center, and for a national magazine for readers and writers

The Minneapolis Community and Technical College Foundation Inc.

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2016
Region & Communities
to coordinate the Central Corridor College Fellows Program
$200,000
2015
Region & Communities
to increase economic self-sufficiency by empowering the Minneapolis area’s most disadvantaged populations through career pathways that lead to high-wage careers
$150,000
2012
Region & Communities
to support the Central Corridor Career Pipeline project which provides career pathway opportunities for residents and young adults in key neighborhoods along the Central Corridor
$25,000
2004
Children & Families
To plan for and begin implementing a system to train 1,000 low-wage workers for a career that is consistent with business needs

The Minneapolis Foundation

25 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$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
$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
$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
$350,000
2015
Region & Communities
to support the Northside Funder’s Group baseline operations to scale up its work in north Minneapolis
$300,000
2014
Education
to support collective impact efforts to eradicate educational opportunity gaps
$7,500
2013
Education
to support the RESET Education campaign's Minnesota Meeting
$500,000
2013
Region & Communities
for start-up support and strategic capacity building of the Northside Funders Group
$50,000
2011
Other Grantmaking
to support Minnesota Helps - North Minneapolis Recovery Fund
$200,000
2008
Children & Families
for the Minneapolis Area Emergency Fund, which provides emergency assistance to families facing imminent homelessness
$75,000
2007
Children & Families
for the 35W bridge disaster fund, a collaborative effort among private funders in the Minneapolis area to provide timely and appropriate response to community needs following this disaster
$100,000
2007
Children & Families
for the Minneapolis Area Emergency Fund, which provides emergency assistance to families facing imminent homelessness
$4,000
2004
Children & Families
To support the Minnesota Meeting's 2005 series, Discovering Common Ground: Shaping a State Agenda on Immigration
$300,000
2004
Children & Families
For the Minneapolis Area Emergency Fund, which provides emergency assistance to families facing imminent homelessness

The Minnesota Chorale

8 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$40,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$45,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2015
Arts & Culture
to support the operation of the Minnesota Chorale and its family of choirs
$50,000
2013
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2011
Arts & Culture
for a professional symphonic chorus
$75,000
2008
Arts & Culture
for a professional chorale
$50,000
2007
Arts & Culture
for a professional chorale
$50,000
2004
Arts & Culture
For a professional chorale

The Minnesota Opera

9 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$80,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$80,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$80,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2015
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$150,000
2012
Arts & Culture
for program support that provides unique opportunities for Minnesota artists
$140,000
2009
Arts & Culture
for a professional opera company
$300,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for a professional opera company
$400,000
2006
Arts & Culture
to support the Opera at the Ordway Initiative
$160,000
2004
Arts & Culture
For a professional opera company

The Moving Company

6 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
$50,000
2015
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$20,000
2013
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$20,000
2012
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
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