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Folwell Neighborhood Association

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$60,000
2019
Region & Communities
to build community power, ownership, and wealth
$30,000
2007
Region & Communities
to support the 4th Precinct CARE Task Force
$55,000
2006
Region & Communities
for general operations, and to support the City Kids Summer Program
$25,000
2004
Region & Communities
To support a neighborhood organization in northwest Minneapolis

Fresh Energy

6 Grants

$150,000
2014
Region & Communities
to support a transition for Fresh Energy’s work to increase public investment in transit, walking, and biking and use innovative strategies to make Twin Cities communities efficient and resilient
$350,000
2012
Region & Communities
to provide support for Fresh Energy's work on transportation, sustainable regional development, and energy efficiency in the built environment
$230,000
2010
Region & Communities
to support the Transportation Connections Program
$100,000
2009
Region & Communities
to support research and advocacy for policies to affect transportation and transit policy
$280,000
2007
Region & Communities
to build capacity to affect transportation and transit policy
$150,000
2005
Region & Communities
to support research, constituency building, and advocacy to promote energy policies that advance smart growth development

Frogtown Neighborhood Association

10 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
$40,000
2014
Region & Communities
for community participation and asset mapping and preservation around several major opportunities in the Frogtown Neighborhood
$70,000
2012
Region & Communities
to support community-based coordination of planning for Frogtown Park and Farm
$80,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$100,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and to expand the capacity of a GIS and GPS data collection and mapping project
$80,000
2008
Region & Communities
to support community organizing activities in the Frogtown neighborhood of St. Paul
$70,000
2006
Region & Communities
to support community organizing activities in the Frogtown neighborhood of St. Paul
$70,000
2004
Region & Communities
To support community organizing activities in the Frogtown neighborhood of St. Paul

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

Great Plains Institute for Sustainable Development

4 Grants

$470,000
2014
Region & Communities
to deepen the impact of the GreenStep Cities’ program
$250,000
2013
Region & Communities
to leverage Great Plains Institute’s acquisition of Envision Minnesota and Metro Clean Energy Resource Team to develop Green Step Cities 2.0
$200,000
2012
Region & Communities
to scale up the GreenStep Cities program and help cities define and meet their sustainability goals
$70,000
2011
Region & Communities
to ramp up GreenStep Cities program to promote cities' adoption of sustainable community goals and standards

Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation

9 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
$750,000
2013
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$75,000
2012
Region & Communities
for program development and start-up costs of a contract-for-deed foreclosure preservation financing program called Bridge to Success
$500,000
2011
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$500,000
2009
Region & Communities
for an affordable housing development and assistance organization
$500,000
2007
Region & Communities
for an affordable housing development and assistance organization
$400,000
2005
Region & Communities
for an affordable housing development and assistance organization

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund

9 Grants

$9,500,000
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
$6,000,000
2014
Region & Communities
to create strong communities and affordable homes through making strategic investments and forming effective partnerships
$13,850,000
2010
Region & Communities
for program and general operating support
$11,800,000
2007
Region & Communities
to better serve the comprehensive community development and affordable housing needs for working families in greater Minnesota
$9,500,000
2005
Region & Communities
to better serve the comprehensive community development and affordable housing needs for working families in greater Minnesota
$75,000
2004
Region & Communities
To support the Smart Growth State Policy Group's efforts to study the impact of state policies on growth and development

Greater Twin Cities United Way

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$20,000
2012
Region & Communities
to support data-driven research and catalytic demonstration projects which inform and shape policy reform and align and leverage public, philanthropic, and private resources

Growth & Justice

9 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$225,000
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
$50,000
2013
Region & Communities
for the Workforce Equity for a Competitive Economy project that builds a policy framework and broad cross-sector support for policy and systems change to support low-income and low-skill workers in entering career pathways leading to greater self-sufficie
$25,000
2012
Region & Communities
to reframe workforce development, explicitly linking it to business-led, sector-specific economic development and focusing it on employment, income, and equity for low-income Twin Citians and Minnesotans of color
$25,000
2011
Region & Communities
to expand and help frame for a broader audience the importance of integrating transportation, affordable housing, open space and neighborhood development activities to build more sustainable communities
$50,000
2009
Region & Communities
to support the Smart Investments in Transportation for Minnesota project
$165,000
2007
Region & Communities
to support the Invest for Real Prosperity project and to conduct an organizational assessment
$100,000
2005
Region & Communities
to support the New Economic Agenda project

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

8 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
$75,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$60,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$60,000
2010
Region & Communities
for a neighborhood organization that serves north-central St. Paul
$60,000
2007
Region & Communities
for the Leadership in Support of Neighborhood program
$120,000
2006
Region & Communities
for a neighborhood organization that serves north-central St. Paul
$90,000
2004
Region & Communities
For a neighborhood organization that serves north-central St. Paul, and for a youth collaborative

Harrison Neighborhood Association

6 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$80,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$150,000
2013
Region & Communities
for general operating and commercial development program support
$150,000
2011
Region & Communities
for general operating and project support
$120,000
2009
Region & Communities
for general operating and program support
$150,000
2007
Region & Communities
for general operating and project support
$75,000
2006
Region & Communities
for a project to coordinate the redevelopment of the Bassett's Creek Valley area

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

7 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.
$100,000
2014
Region & Communities
to advance creation of public/private infrastructure necessary for closing the unemployment disparities gap in the region
$750,000
2013
Region & Communities
to implement an Employment Transit Oriented Development (ETOD) pilot at two Southwest LRT station areas to connect transit, jobs, and workforce development while expediting the transformation of these areas from auto-oriented suburban job centers
$45,000
2010
Region & Communities
to support a comprehensive, integrated, collaborative approach, across multiple municipal boundaries, where land use planning and transit engineering inform each other to maximize the public benefits of transit investments
$125,000
2007
Region & Communities
for design enhancements to improve the pedestrian environment under the bridge at the Hiawatha and Lake intersection in Minneapolis

HOME Line

7 Grants

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Bloomington, 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
$150,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$150,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$225,000
2008
Region & Communities
for an organization that provides free legal, organizing, education, and advocacy services to rental housing tenants throughout Minnesota
$225,000
2005
Region & Communities
to expand a tenant hotline, immigrant outreach, and rental education programs into St. Paul

Hope Community

9 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
$300,000
2013
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$300,000
2011
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$15,000
2010
Region & Communities
to retain a consultant who would assist Hope Community and Neighborhood Development Center in identifying sources for establishing a mission-driven commercial real estate fund
$200,000
2009
Region & Communities
for a comprehensive community development organization
$300,000
2007
Region & Communities
for a comprehensive community development organization
$150,000
2005
Region & Communities
for community-based redevelopment activities and family and children's programs in the Phillips neighborhood
$115,000
2004
Region & Communities
For community-based redevelopment activities and family and children's programs in the Phillips neighborhood, and for out-of-school time youth activities

Hourcar

2 Grants

$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

8 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
$200,000
2013
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$200,000
2011
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$300,000
2008
Region & Communities
to advance balanced growth and housing policies
$235,000
2006
Region & Communities
to expand a research project that will advance balanced growth and housing policies
$75,000
2005
Region & Communities
to conduct community case studies that will advance balanced growth and housing policies

Housing Link

9 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
$80,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$80,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$65,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$60,000
2009
Region & Communities
for an organization that provides information about affordable housing to stakeholders throughout Minnesota
$75,000
2008
Region & Communities
for an organization that provides information about affordable housing to stakeholders throughout Minnesota
$25,000
2005
Region & Communities
to create and launch a special statewide "Katrina Housing Relocation" version of the online directory of affordable housing and use ramp up for ongoing statewide expansion

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

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$70,000
2005
Region & Communities
for an organization that advances community-centered, environmentally sound, and equitable economic development
$45,000
2004
Region & Communities
For an organization that advances community-centered, environmentally sound, and equitable economic development

Intercongregation Communities Association

3 Grants

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Minnetonka, MN

$120,000
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

International Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2009
Region & Communities
to support Twin Cities suburban communities to implement sustainable development best practices

ISAIAH

7 Grants

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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
$250,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$250,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$250,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$250,000
2008
Region & Communities
to support citizen engagement and organizing to address regional disparities within the Twin Cities region
$255,000
2006
Region & Communities
to support citizen engagement and organizing to address regional disparities within the Twin Cities region
$200,000
2004
Region & Communities
To support citizen engagement and organizing to address regional disparities within the Twin Cities region

Jewish Community Action

6 Grants

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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
$75,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$50,000
2011
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$125,000
2009
Region & Communities
to involve the Jewish community in social justice organizing throughout the metropolitan area
$150,000
2007
Region & Communities
to involve the Jewish community in social justice organizing throughout the metropolitan area
$120,000
2005
Region & Communities
to involve the Jewish community in social justice organizing throughout the metropolitan area

Juxtaposition

2 Grants

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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
$300,000
2010
Region & Communities
to acquire a vacant building to expand the cultural infrastructure in north Minneapolis

Lake Street Council

11 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
$110,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$40,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support the Great Cities Collaborative — a collaboration of Twin Cities business associations
$50,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support the Lake Street Arts Facade Improvement program
$110,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$100,000
2010
Region & Communities
for marketing and business organizing projects for the Lake Street corridor
$90,000
2008
Region & Communities
for marketing and business organizing projects for the Lake Street corridor
$90,000
2006
Region & Communities
to support a marketing project for Lake Street
$11,500
2005
Region & Communities
to support strategic planning efforts and the development of a work plan

Land Bank Twin Cities

2 Grants

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Saint 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

11 Grants

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Saint 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
$100,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support of economic development initiatives and business development metro-area programming
$75,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support, hiring an organizational consultant, and providing small business consultant services
$55,000
2009
Region & Communities
for an organization that supports, organizes, and trains Latino entrepreneurs
$140,000
2007
Region & Communities
for general operations, program, and capital support for the Fiesta Market in St. Paul, and for a training program for community organizations that want to open ethnic markets
$120,000
2005
Region & Communities
for capacity building and general operations
$35,000
2004
Region & Communities
To build the capacity of an organization that assists Latino entrepreneurs

Little Earth Residents Association

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$150,000
2013
Region & Communities
for advancing Little Earth’s implementation of its Community Transformation Plan
$75,000
2011
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Living Cities

7 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
$1,000,000
2013
Region & Communities
for general operating support to advance sustainable regional development in the Twin Cities
$1,400,000
2010
Region & Communities
to support a national funders' collaborative committed to improving the vitality of cities and urban neighborhoods with opportunities and implications for sustainable community development in the Twin Cities
$2,700,000
2007
Region & Communities
to support a national funders' collaborative committed to improving the vitality of cities and urban neighborhoods
$3,600,000
2004
Region & Communities
To support a national funders' collaborative committed to improving the vitality of cities and urban neighborhoods

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

23 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
$300,000
2014
Region & Communities
for program and operating support to implement Duluth LISC’s integrated housing and community economic development strategies
$1,800,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support and leverage the implementation, integration, and knowledge sharing tools and investments that LISC brings to help people and places prosper throughout the Twin Cities region
$325,000
2012
Region & Communities
to implement Duluth LISC's integrated housing and community revitalization strategies
$1,800,000
2011
Region & Communities
to support implementation, integration, and knowledge sharing efforts to build sustainable communities throughout the Twin Cities region
$50,000
2011
Region & Communities
to reduce the interest rate on loans made from partners involved in the Living Cities Local Integration Initiative to developers working to preserve and develop affordable housing units within Twin Cities transit corridors
$150,000
2010
Region & Communities
to support the Corridor Development Initiative
$300,000
2010
Region & Communities
to support Duluth LISC's integrated housing strategies
$1,240,000
2009
Region & Communities
for a capacity-building program, project-based technical assistance and policy work, and the Careership Program
$350,000
2009
Region & Communities
for Nexus Community Partners (formerly Payne-Lake Community Partners), which provides community engagement and development services to the Payne-Arcade area of east St. Paul, the Lake Street area of south Minneapolis, and north Minneapolis
$675,000
2008
Region & Communities
for Payne-Lake Community Partners, which provides community engagement and development services to the Payne-Arcade area of east St. Paul and the Lake Street area of south Minneapolis
$450,000
2007
Region & Communities
to implement Creating Neighborhoods that Work-At-Home in Duluth, a sustainable community initiative
$865,000
2007
Region & Communities
for three projects, Payne-Lake Community Partners, the Corridor Housing Initiative, and the Careership Program
$2,400,000
2006
Region & Communities
for capacity-building programs, project-based technical assistance, and policy work
$150,000
2005
Region & Communities
to build a larger and stronger pipeline of people of color in the community development industry
$1,700,000
2005
Region & Communities
for general support for the Payne-Lake Community Partners
$15,000
2004
Region & Communities
To integrate transportation investments and the revitalization of Lake Street
$1,000,000
2004
Region & Communities
For general support for the Twin Cities Pilot Cities Initiative

Lower Phalen Creek Project

3 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
$50,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support to achieve multi-modal transportation and vibrant neighborhood objectives on St. Paul's east side

Merrick Community Services

1 Grant

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Saint 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

5 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
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
$70,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support small business owners by connecting them with technical and financial resources that will beautify their property and reduce their long-term operating costs
$75,000
2011
Region & Communities
to support innovative new project development and to expand existing projects

Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers

12 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
$300,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$300,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$75,000
2010
Region & Communities
to build capacity
$245,000
2010
Region & Communities
for an association of nonprofit, community-based affordable housing and small business developers
$365,000
2008
Region & Communities
for general operations, and for the Careership Program
$75,000
2007
Region & Communities
for the Micro-Enterprise Careership Program
$30,000
2006
Region & Communities
for the Aishah Center for Women
$180,000
2006
Region & Communities
for an association of community development corporations working in Minneapolis and surrounding suburbs
$60,000
2005
Region & Communities
for the Micro-Enterprise Careership Program
$120,000
2004
Region & Communities
For an association of community development corporations working in Minneapolis and surrounding suburbs

Metropolitan Council

5 Grants

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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
$41,662
2012
Region & Communities
to elevate emerging planning for the region's 30-year vision and housing policy plan and to strengthen regional partnerships
$15,000
2009
Region & Communities
to support the Regional Policy Conference
$18,668
2006
Region & Communities
to support the Regional Policy Conference
$20,000
2005
Region & Communities
to support a regional policy initiative conference

Metropolitan Economic Development Association

8 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
$75,000
2013
Region & Communities
to create a central certification gateway for minority, woman and disadvantaged businesses in Minnesota
$150,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for project support for communications and the Certification Gateway Project
$100,000
2010
Region & Communities
to provide management and technical assistance to ethnic minority entrepreneurs
$150,000
2008
Region & Communities
to provide management and technical assistance to ethnic minority entrepreneurs
$75,000
2006
Region & Communities
to provide management and technical assistance to ethnic minority entrepreneurs

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

8 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$180,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$80,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$85,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$110,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$120,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$120,000
2008
Region & Communities
for a community organization focused on land use planning, open space advocacy, and rail transit implementation
$150,000
2006
Region & Communities
for a community organization focused on land use planning, open space advocacy, and rail transit implementation
$130,000
2004
Region & Communities
For a community organization focused on land use planning, open space advocacy, and rail transit implementation

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 American Indian Center

5 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2010
Region & Communities
for the Ginew/Golden Eagle year-round program for American Indian youth
$115,000
2007
Region & Communities
for general operations of an organization that supports American Indian children and families, and for a strategic plan
$250,000
2006
Region & Communities
for capital support
$200,000
2005
Region & Communities
for an organization that supports American Indian children and families
$125,000
2004
Region & Communities
For an organization that supports American Indian children and families

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 Parks Foundation

7 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
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
$150,000
2014
Region & Communities
to strengthen organizational capacity
$75,000
2012
Region & Communities
to support sustainable public space development along the Minneapolis upper riverfront
$50,000
2011
Region & Communities
to support the Next Generation of Parks initiative
$50,000
2010
Region & Communities
for project support to collaboratively develop the next generation of parks in Minneapolis

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

7 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
$150,000
2013
Region & Communities
to continue current metropolitan transit advocacy work through 2014
$250,000
2012
Region & Communities
to support the Infrastructure as Economic Development Initiative which will advance the build-out of the Twin Cities transit system
$350,000
2011
Region & Communities
to support the Infrastructure as Economic Development Initiative
$20,000
2005
Region & Communities
to support the Inter City Leadership Visit program

Minneapolis Riverfront Corporation

5 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
$30,000
2014
Region & Communities
to support riverfront revitalization through the Riverfront Vitality Project
$25,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support the Minneapolis Riverfront Vitality Indicators Project
$50,000
2010
Region & Communities
to strengthen community connections between north and northeast Minneapolis and the Mississippi River, improving access to employment, education, and cultural resources

Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership

6 Grants

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Saint 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
$75,000
2014
Region & Communities
to support development of an urban core strategy for sustainable business and job development and attraction
$75,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Minnesota – State of

8 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
$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
$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
$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
$74,500
2014
Region & Communities
for facilitation and support of a project to drive innovation and change within the workforce development system
$75,000
2013
Region & Communities
to design an information platform to be utilized by multiple stakeholders to increase the hiring and retention of minorities and women in the construction sector and contracting with Disadvantaged Business Enterprises
$25,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support a project to conduct an inventory and assessment of small business economic development resources in the Metropolitan Area
$95,000
2006
Region & Communities
to improve local planning and development decisions, and to develop a natural resource based planning tool for collar counties
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