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Frogtown Neighborhood Association

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$120,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating and project support
$80,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$80,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities

2 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

Gardening Matters

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$50,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Goodwill Industries

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$100,000
2019
Region & Communities
to build on the successful model of the East Side xChange and Goodwill's integrated participation in this collaborative, to connect employers to potential employees on the East Side

Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$200,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$450,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support and project support of a legal affiliation/merger with Community Housing Development Corporation

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund

4 Grants

$5,500,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$100,000
2018
Region & Communities
to educate state and local elected officials on the Minnesota Task Force on Housing findings and recommendations and establish tools and capacity to shape the affordable housing narrative moving forward
$6,325,000
2016
Region & Communities
for organizational support of affordable housing programs and lending
$1,000,000
2015
Region & Communities
to launch a naturally occurring affordable housing investment fund to acquire and preserve housing in the Twin Cities metropolitan area in high-opportunity locations

Growth & Justice

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$150,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$100,000
2017
Region & Communities
to create a "One Minnesota" policy framework, build a new Greater MN regional competitiveness scorecard(s), and heighten renewable energy as a primary equitable growth priority
$100,000
2015
Region & Communities
for a research and action agenda for workforce equity and alignment in Minnesota

Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$25,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support strategic reflection and planning for the statewide Habitat for Humanity and its network of 29 affiliates

Hamline Midway Coalition

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$60,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$60,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Harrison Neighborhood Association

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$80,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Healthy Building Network

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$50,000
2016
Region & Communities
to reduce human and environmental exposure to chemical hazards by building capacity within the Minnesota affordable housing sector to make informed decisions and drive building materials market change

Hennepin County

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$300,000
2018
Region & Communities
to reduce disparities in Hennepin County in education, employment, health, housing, income, justice, and transportation through predictive analytic decisionmaking models
$260,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support system alignment between courts, government, and community agencies to reduce evictions and expand housing stability
$550,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support placemaking and stakeholder engagement in the Bottineau corridor to raise awareness, encourage connections between assets, demonstrate public space and redevelopment possibilities, and support small and minority businesses.

Hmong American Partnership

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$300,000
2015
Region & Communities
to support the Transportation and Employment Program expansion designed to meet the workforce development needs of a growing immigrant and refugee community on the east side of St. Paul and the Twin Cities

HOME Line

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$300,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support and project funding to build capacity to serve Hmong renters
$75,000
2016
Region & Communities
to build HOME Line's data infrastructure and analysis capacity to better inform and align with stakeholders so Minneapolis renters are more proactively served through coordinated public service outcomes
$150,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Hope Community

2 Grants

$150,000
2018
Region & Communities
for Hope’s Community Building and Organizing program to increase community stability, vitality, resilience, equity, and power
$225,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Hourcar

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$98,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support the build out of a one-way all-electric carsharing service line in the Twin Cities
$25,000
2018
Region & Communities
to develop a business plan for the next generation of a shared vehicle business model in the region inclusive of electric fleet vehicles

Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of St. Paul

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$165,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support the implementation of the Rent Supplement Pilot Program with an array of light case management and other services for eligible lower-income families with children

Housing Justice Center

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$150,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$50,000
2017
Region & Communities
for leadership transition/succession and sustainability planning
$200,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Housing Link

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Region & Communities
for capital to develop Housing Hub, a new online tool to centralize project based section 8 waiting lists
$100,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Inquilinxs Unidxs Por Justicia United Renters for Justice

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$450,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating and program/project support
$100,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$140,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Intercongregation Communities Association

3 Grants

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Minnetonka, MN

$90,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support the ongoing work of the Blake Road Corridor Collaborative
$30,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support the ongoing work of the Blake Road Corridor Collaborative
$30,000
2016
Region & Communities
to build capacity

ISAIAH

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$50,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support increased planning on affordable housing work particularly in suburban communities along transit corridors

Jewish Community Action

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$100,000
2016
Region & Communities
to work with allies to build a grassroots organizing and public education effort to complement efforts around regional housing policy and planning

Juxtaposition

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$300,000
2017
Region & Communities
for demolition of a structurally unsound potentially hazardous building to launch a capital campaign for a cultural and economic social enterprise campus in north Minneapolis

Lake Street Council

3 Grants

$165,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$390,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support the Midtown Working Group's goal of re-positioning Lake Street's Midtown area as a diverse, dense, and dynamic destination for residents, visitors, and businesses by leveraging significant public and private investments
$110,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Land Bank Twin Cities

2 Grants

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St. Anthony, MN

$500,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and to support the Prosperity Possible Campaign
$500,000
2017
Region & Communities
for leveraging debt sources for site acquisition for creation or preservation of affordable housing, and for general operating support

Latino Economic Development Center

5 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$185,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for project support to help build organizational capacity
$75,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support LEDC Stabilization Plan and transition to new leadership
$80,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support and an organizational capacity building project
$75,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support the development of the Wirth Cooperative Grocery in north Minneapolis
$100,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Little Earth Residents Association

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Living Cities

3 Grants

$250,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$250,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$700,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

6 Grants

$2,400,000
2019
Region & Communities
to help people thrive in the places they love by accelerating affordable housing production/preservation and advancing equitable economic development and family financial stability, and for general operating support
$525,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general, program, and capacity building support to expand and implement Duluth LISC’s integrated housing, economic/community revitalization, workforce, and asset building strategies
$2,000,000
2017
Region & Communities
to integrate real estate investment, equitable economic development, and family financial stability to create economically vibrant and healthy neighborhoods across the region
$70,000
2016
Region & Communities
for The Turning the Corner Project (TCP), to work in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank System to research tracking neighborhood change, tipping points, and new analytic methods to identify neighborhoods at greater risk of displacement
$360,000
2016
Region & Communities
for program and operating support to implement Duluth LISC's integrated community revitalization, housing, and asset building strategies
$1,800,000
2015
Region & Communities
to foster the integration of physical transformation, economic opportunities, and social connectedness to create economically vibrant neighborhoods where all people can prosper

Lower Phalen Creek Project

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$350,000
2019
Region & Communities
to design and build Wakan Tipi Center at Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary and create a $1 million operating reserve for the Center
$50,000
2015
Region & Communities
to fund a community engagement process for the development of exhibits and programming of the proposed Wakan Tipi Center located in east St. Paul along the Mississippi River

Lyndale Neighborhood Association

1 Grant

$180,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Merrick Community Services

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$70,000
2015
Region & Communities
to support the East Side Economic Growth Initiative and the implementation of the East Side Employment Collaborative strategies

Metro Blooms

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2019
Region & Communities
to build capacity to engage property owners and renters in areas of historical disinvestment, including affordable housing, and in SE Minnesota’s urban areas, in redesigning outdoor spaces for stormwater best management practices and pollinator habitat
$100,000
2017
Region & Communities
to engage commercial property owners in areas of historical disinvestment, private landowners in southeastern Minnesota's urban areas, and renters in affordable housing to plan for, install and maintain stormwater best management practices
$100,000
2015
Region & Communities
to improve livability and sustainability along commercial corridors and in Greater Minnesota

Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$525,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and to support Make Homes Happen St. Paul
$330,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operations and program support

Metropolitan Council

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$75,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support Metro Transit's shared mobility program and foster regional collaboration on shared mobility policy development, planning, and project implementation

Metropolitan Economic Development Association

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$330,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating, project, and capital support
$100,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$50,000
2015
Region & Communities
to support a business plan for a Public Benefit Corporation with the social purpose of building a construction industry that awards contracts and employs individuals in proportion to the demographics of the overall workforce

Mid-Minnesota Legal Assistance

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$280,000
2017
Region & Communities
to undertake tenant household representations and impact litigation targeted at unhealthy, unsafe rental homes, and illegal rental housing business practices in alignment with the City of Minneapolis efforts
$275,000
2016
Region & Communities
to improve the quality and fair access of affordable rental housing in targeted Minneapolis neighborhoods

Midtown Greenway Coalition

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$135,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$80,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Migizi Communications

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support restructure and capacity building for Green Jobs and First Person Productions

Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$110,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support policy, outreach, and communications
$33,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support community engagement innovation under the City of Minneapolis' Blueprint for Equitable Engagement
$70,000
2015
Region & Communities
to support policy, outreach, and communications work expanding the safe multi-modal infrastructure in Minneapolis

Minneapolis Community and Technical College Foundation

2 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

Minneapolis Parks Foundation

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$180,000
2017
Region & Communities
for the RiverFirst Initiative, promoting community engagement and supporting interconnected parks and trails and equitable asset creation in Minneapolis neighborhoods
$70,000
2015
Region & Communities
for the RiverFirst Initiative, supporting interconnected parks and trails and asset creation in Minneapolis neighborhoods along the upper Mississippi

Minneapolis Public Housing Authority

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$1,000,000
2017
Region & Communities
to conduct a comprehensive portfolio assessment and predevelopment planning to preserve Minneapolis Public Housing

Minneapolis Regional Chamber Development Foundation

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$180,000
2019
Region & Communities
to advance transit and transportation infrastructure investment in the state of Minnesota by engaging the new Administration and Legislature along with business, civic, and labor leaders
$60,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support a merger with Move Minneapolis Transportation Management Organization
$250,000
2018
Region & Communities
to broaden and drive efforts to accelerate the build-out of the Regional Transit Network

Minneapolis Riverfront Corporation

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$25,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$50,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership

4 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$300,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for regional goal setting
$200,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$400,000
2015
Region & Communities
to retain an economic development professional who will accelerate and integrate existing and develop new economic development strategies for the core cities that will result in increased jobs and capital investment in both cities
$200,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Minnesota – State of

4 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$100,000
2018
Region & Communities
to engage legislators and other key stakeholders in piloting innovative results management techniques to inform budgeting and programming alignment with greater efficiency, effectiveness, and impact
$31,575
2016
Region & Communities
to fund efforts of the Council on Law Enforcement and Community Relations related to facilitation, subject matter experts, and community logistics
$75,000
2016
Region & Communities
to identify and inform best practices for reducing racial disparities through career pathways via funding through the new Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
$250,000
2015
Region & Communities
to build a common understanding of the Return on Investment from existing and proposed education and transportation investments through the use of a transparent and inclusive process that could be replicated in other policy areas

Minnesota Architectural Foundation

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2015
Region & Communities
to continue the AIA MN Affordable Housing Design Award and to develop a program for alternate years that showcases design excellence in sustainable development and its environmental, economic, and social benefits

Minnesota Brownfields

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$225,000
2017
Region & Communities
to provide support for Minnesota Brownfields regional leadership promoting the economic, environmental, and social benefits of brownfield redevelopment, and for general operating support
$40,000
2016
Region & Communities
to quantify and communicate the value of public investments in reuse of contaminated, blighted land for urban infill redevelopment
$130,000
2015
Region & Communities
to provide support for Minnesota Brownfields regional leadership promoting the economic, environmental, and social benefits of brownfield redevelopment
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