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Our grants database features organizations from the past five years. It is updated on a quarterly basis about a month after board approval.

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University of Reading

1 Grant

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Reading, United Kingdom

$1,050,000
2013
International
for the project Research Methods Support for The McKnight Foundation Collaborative Crop Research Program

University of St. Thomas

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$70,000
2018
Education
to establish pathways to teaching for racially, linguistically, and culturally diverse candidates via a collaboration between the Dougherty Family College and the School of Education at St. Thomas

University of Vermont and State Agricultural College

1 Grant

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Burlington, VT

$197,000
2015
International
to support the project, A Participatory Action Research (PAR) approach to Assess Monitoring and Evaluation in a Farmer Research Network (FRN) in Bolivia

Urban Homeworks

4 Grants

$275,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support and to support a scaled scattered site property management model pilot program and business plan
$200,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$100,000
2014
Region & Communities
to build capacity through a comprehensive technology infrastructure investment
$200,000
2013
Region & Communities
for general operating support

US SIF Foundation

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$50,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Vermont Law School

1 Grant

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South Royalton, VT

$15,000
2016
Mississippi River
to prepare a friend of the court brief that supports protections on the St. Croix River

VocalEssence

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$60,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support
$80,000
2015
Arts
for general operating support
$80,000
2013
Arts
for general operating support

Voices for Racial Justice

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2018
Education
to engage Minnesota parents of color and indigenous parents in learning and organizing cohorts for education equity
$120,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$100,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Volunteer Efforts for Development Concerns

1 Grant

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Kampala, Uganda

$225,000
2018
International
Promoting farmer based research for improved productivity of cereals in eastern Uganda

Volunteer Lawyers Network

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$60,000
2017
Region & Communities
to help build VLN capacity, and to help partner organizations develop their employment and housing services by integrating criminal expungement and eviction expungement legal services into programming
$100,000
2015
Region & Communities
to work collaboratively to create a sustainable, multi-disciplinary approach which addresses the problem of lack of quality housing opportunities available for low-income tenants
$20,000
2014
Region & Communities
to build capacity to further expand its Attorneys for Second Chances program and gather on-the-ground systems analysis of the most highly impactful policy that would expand opportunities for low-income minority individuals

Vote Solar

1 Grant

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Oakland, CA

$50,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to scale up solar energy engagement in the Midwest with a focus on Minnesota

VSA Minnesota

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$70,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support
$70,000
2015
Arts
for general operating support
$70,000
2013
Arts
for general operating support

Wageningen University

2 Grants

Wageningen, The Netherlands

$500,000
2016
International
Pathways to Agroecological Intensification of Crop-Livestock Farming Systems of Southern Mali - II
$358,500
2013
International
for the project Pathways to Agroecological Intensification of Sorghum and Millet Cropping Systems of Southern Mali

Walker Art Center

6 Grants

$200,000
2017
Arts
for mnartists.org, a web platform that supports Minnesota artists
$100,000
2016
Arts
to support commissions, residencies, and presentations by Minnesota performing artists
$275,000
2015
Arts
to support mnartists.org
$100,000
2014
Arts
to support Minnesota performing artists at the Walker Art Center
$47,600
2013
Arts
for a project featuring the 2012 McKnight Artist Fellows in Photography
$375,000
2013
Arts
to support mnartists.org

Walker West Music Academy

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$75,000
2014
Arts
to develop a new 5,900 square foot community music center for Walker West Music Academy

Washington University

3 Grants

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St. Louis, MO

$144,000
2017
Mississippi River
to continue protecting and enhancing wetlands and floodplains, and protecting and improving water quality in Missouri and Illinois
$288,000
2015
Mississippi River
for its continued participation in the Mississippi River Collaborative, and its work to protect and improve water quality in Missouri and southern Illinois.
$278,000
2013
Mississippi River
to provide legal and scientific support to statewide member groups of the Mississippi River Collaborative in their efforts to improve water quality and resilience of the Mississippi River, and support efforts to protect Missouri wetlands and flood plains

Way to Grow

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2018
Education
to strengthen parent engagement and advocacy in education

West Bank Business Association

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$80,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$75,000
2015
Region & Communities
for the West Bank Business Association to provide and improve programming, support, and service to the West Bank community

West Broadway Area Coalition

6 Grants

$120,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$120,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$35,000
2015
Region & Communities
to build the capacity of the Great Cities Collaborative
$160,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for program support for FLOW, the West Broadway Farmers Market, and creative placemaking initiatives
$75,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support the Arts Facade Program along West Broadway Avenue in north Minneapolis
$50,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support the Northside Business Development and Marketing Campaign

West Central Initiative

5 Grants

$190,000
2017
Education
to support the P3 Design team and the B8 Workforce team in their efforts to transform Minnesota's early childhood workforce
$75,000
2016
Education
to support the expansion and activities of the P3 Design Team
$40,000
2015
Education
to support the PreK-3rd Design Team in developing statewide PreK-3rd policy recommendations
$3,000,000
2015
MN Initiatives Foundation/Rural
for general operating support
$25,000
2014
Education
to support the development of a statewide PreK-3rd grade consortium in their efforts to develop a common vision for PreK-3rd policy and practice

West Side Citizens Organization

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$50,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support the Indigenous and Women of Color Leadership Table, and to promote equitable development on St. Paul’s West Side and within select communities in St. Paul
$40,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support

West Wisconsin Land Trust

1 Grant

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Menomonie, WI

$50,000
2014
Mississippi River
to reduce agricultural pollution to targeted streams in western Wisconsin by establishing permanent vegetation on stream banks

White Earth Reservation Tribal Council

3 Grants

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White Earth, MN

$50,000
2017
Arts
for support of the Gizhiigin Arts Incubator program
$40,000
2015
Arts
to support Native Minnesotan Artists participating in the Gizhiigin program
$20,000
2015
Mississippi River
to support the development of an interdisciplinary indigenous research and cultural center focusing on water issues threatening the harvest of wild rice

Wind on the Wires

5 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$500,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$415,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$415,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support coalition work on transmission planning and policy
$55,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Wind on the Wires' engagement in utility business models and for strategic planning for the organization
$250,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support work on Midwest transmission policy and planning

Windward Fund

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$100,000
2018
Mississippi River
to support the launch of the Food Systems Leadership Fellowship and one fellow focused on innovative solutions for addressing Midwest agricultural water issues

Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development

3 Grants

$200,000
2018
Mississippi River
to build a leadership network, practitioner base, and statewide strategy for advancing regenerative grazing in Illinois aimed at improving water quality
$200,000
2016
Mississippi River
to expand the Pasture Project’s impact in the Upper Mississippi River Basin by building the regional base for best grazing and conservation practices
$100,000
2014
Mississippi River
for the Pasture Project’s efforts to improve Upper Mississippi River basin water quality by attracting more farmers to grass-based agriculture

Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters

1 Grant

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Madison, WI

$100,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage Wisconsin leaders in climate and clean energy action

Wisconsin Environment Research & Policy Center

1 Grant

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Madison, WI

$25,000
2014
Mississippi River
to build support for policies to reduce pollution from industrial agriculture in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Farmers Union Foundation

2 Grants

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Chippewa Falls, WI

$100,000
2017
Mississippi River
to support the implementation of conservation practices through farmer-led watershed councils in western Wisconsin
$100,000
2014
Mississippi River
to support a pilot program to reduce phosphorus pollution from farms in Wisconsin’s St. Croix and Red Cedar River basins

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Institute

3 Grants

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Madison, WI

$80,000
2017
Mississippi River
to reduce the amount of agriculture pollution flowing into the Mississippi River, its tributaries, lakes, groundwater, and drinking water by impacting state runoff regulations
$80,000
2015
Mississippi River
to advocate for better administration and enforcement of Wisconsin’s water protection programs
$80,000
2013
Mississippi River
to educate and engage citizens about clean water laws

Wisconsin Wetlands Association

3 Grants

$100,000
2017
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$80,000
2015
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$80,000
2013
Mississippi River
for general operating support

Women, Food and Agriculture Network

2 Grants

$80,000
2016
Mississippi River
to help reduce Mississippi River agricultural pollution by encouraging women farmland owners to incorporate conservation practices
$80,000
2013
Mississippi River
for general operating support

Women’s Network for Unity

1 Grant

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

$190,000
2013
International
for United Sisterhood Alliance

Wonderlust Productions

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$30,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support

World Food Programme Ecuador

2 Grants

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Quito, Ecuador

$250,000
2015
International
for the project, Linking small-scale farmers to food assistance programmes
$200,000
2013
International
for the project, Impact Evaluation: Supporting Local Government Capacities to Improve Food Security and Nutrition in Chimborazo

World Neighbors

2 Grants

$400,000
2014
International
for the project, Integrating Child Nutrition to Family Farming and Local Organization in the Sub-Central Sik'imira, Municipality of Vila Vila, Bolivia
$83,000
2013
International
for the project, implementation of a learning-action process on the topic of food sovereignty and nutrition for marginal communities of the central Bolivian Andes and a 24-month studentship

World Resources Institute

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$125,000
2014
Mississippi River
to reduce agricultural water pollution through the incorporation of better targeting of conservation projects

World Savvy

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$75,000
2018
International
Blue Marble Design and Evaluation

Yahara Pride Farms

1 Grant

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Brooklyn, WI

$50,000
2016
Mississippi River
to trademark and significantly expand the Yahara Pride Farms Certification Program throughout the upper Mississippi region

Yellow Tree Theatre

3 Grants

$30,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$30,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support
$30,000
2014
Arts
for general operating support

Youthprise

2 Grants

$12,500,000
2016
Education
for general operating support
$14,500,000
2013
Education
for general operating support to accelerate leadership, systems building, and innovation in learning beyond the classroom

Zeitgeist

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$55,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support
$50,000
2015
Arts
for general operating support
$50,000
2013
Arts
for general operating support

Zenon Dance Company & School

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$70,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$70,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support
$70,000
2014
Arts
for general operating support

Zorongo Flamenco

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$70,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$55,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support
$56,000
2014
Arts
for general operating and capital support

Zumbro Watershed Partnership

1 Grant

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Rochester, MN

$50,000
2014
Mississippi River
for general operating support