Skip to content

Search Our Grants

Date Range

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

Please select a complete date range to view your search results.

Showing 101 - 150 of 726 matching grantees

Centro Tyrone Guzman

2 Grants

View Website

Minneapolis, MN

$30,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to expand Jovenes Latinas al Poder girls advocacy group and engage youth participants in raising awareness and working to change the narrative of anti-blackness in the Latine community
$75,000
2018
Education
to expand parent engagement and advocacy efforts, and for general operating support

Ceres

8 Grants

View Website

Boston, MA

$100,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to expand funding to launch new work on capital markets and sustainability
$400,000
2019
Mississippi River
to leverage Ceres’ influence with institutional investors and food/agriculture companies to accelerate a transition toward improved corporate water stewardship, and for general operating support
$150,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to mobilize Ceres’ company and investor partners to make the business case for state policies that spur the transition to clean transportation and a clean energy economy in the Midwest
$75,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
to educate key stakeholders to demonstrate strong support for SEC Rule 14a-8, which allows investors to file shareholder resolutions on important corporate issues
$100,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to support SEC education efforts
$150,000
2017
Mississippi River
to leverage companies and investors to advance sustainable agriculture practices in the Mississippi River basin
$100,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to mobilize Ceres’ company and investor partners to make the business case for state and federal policies that spur the transition to a clean energy economy in the Midwest

Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center

2 Grants

View Website

Minneapolis, MN

$120,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support, and for capital investment in physical expansion
$30,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

Children’s Defense Fund

2 Grants

View Website

Saint Paul, MN

$50,000
2019
Education
to continue planning and begin implementation of a pathway for staff into teaching through the CDF-Minnesota's Teacher of Color Freedom Schools pipeline
$215,000
2018
Education
to support the operations of the Minnesota chapter of CDF and to enhance capacity for parent leadership and advocacy

Children’s Theater Company and School

1 Grant

View Website

Minneapolis, MN

$120,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support

Citizens League

5 Grants

View Website

St. Paul, MN

$25,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to organize and offer collaborative opportunities to address various challenges related to COVID-19 through innovative hack-a-thons and design sprints
$145,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support development of a leadership learning and training experience for newer, diverse legislative staff so they are positioned to develop strategies to support themselves and their legislators in order to effectively lead in state government
$100,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support a project that would envision what a future region should look like for Minnesota if designed by today's new and younger thought leaders
$125,000
2018
Region & Communities
to fund the Capitol Pathways Leadership Program
$100,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to help build a leadership pipeline representing people of color and Indigenous communities

Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota

2 Grants

View Website

St. Paul, MN

$650,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$650,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

City of Grand Marais

2 Grants

View Website

Grand Marais, MN

$40,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for leadership and coordination of the goals, strategies, and tactics of the Grand Marais Climate Action Plan
$20,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the development and implementation of a Grand Marais Climate Action Plan

City of Lakes Community Land Trust

3 Grants

$400,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support, and for project funding to support the first Commercial Land Trust Initiative properties in Minneapolis
$250,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating and project support
$100,000
2016
Region & Communities
to grow impact of land trust homeownership and expanding partnership to serve the region at greater scale

City of Minneapolis

3 Grants

View Website

Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support city clean energy engagement at the Public Utilities Commission
$10,000
2017
Region & Communities
to fund Hearing Tenant Voices -- a training project that uses theater-based methodology to shift implicit bias within Minneapolis Housing Inspections Services
$75,000
2016
Region & Communities
to coordinate new and existing resources in a comprehensive way in a specific geographic area to make transformative change in disenfranchised Minneapolis communities based on community input and city council direction

City of Northfield

1 Grant

View Website

Northfield, MN

$50,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build staff capacity for implementation of the city's Climate Action Plan

City of St. Paul

5 Grants

View Website

Saint Paul, MN

$200,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance climate action in Saint Paul
$50,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support community-based organizations to conduct engagement around an EV charging/EV carshare hubs project
$150,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support robust community engagement in the development of a climate action and adaptation plan and to match funds secured for the City Energy Project for the City of Saint Paul
$50,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support a new pedestrian safety/policy coordinator position whose role it will be to proactively improve walkability in St. Paul
$60,000
2016
Region & Communities
to advance a sustainable, equitable urban development design for the Ford Plant site incorporating green energy and transit connectivity using an innovative and market-ready zoning and public realm plan

Clean Energy Economy Minnesota

3 Grants

View Website

Minneapolis, MN

$400,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$400,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$300,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Clean Energy States Alliance

2 Grants

View Website

Montpelier, VT

$25,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support CESA membership opportunities and peer-to-peer networking activities for public energy agencies in Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin
$50,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to expand membership opportunities in the Midwest and provide states with peer-to-peer networking opportunities and technical assistance

Clean Energy Trust

4 Grants

View Website

Chicago, IL

$75,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the preparation, release, and promotion of the Clean Jobs Midwest report
$75,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the development and amplification of the Midwest clean energy jobs report
$175,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the development and amplification of the Midwest clean energy jobs report
$75,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to update the clean energy jobs annual report Clean Jobs Midwest and to amplify the report's results

Clean Grid Alliance

3 Grants

View Website

St. Paul, MN

$550,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$550,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$415,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Clean Up The River Environment

4 Grants

$365,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage rural communities in Minnesota around clean energy and efficiency opportunities as well as to support a working lands strategy
$410,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support CURE’s Water Program and Minnesota Water Ethic Charter Development, and for general operating support
$300,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage rural communities in Minnesota around clean energy and efficient opportunities
$300,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage rural communities in clean energy and efficiency opportunities

Clean Wisconsin

8 Grants

View Website

Madison, WI

$350,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$75,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Wisconsin Clean Energy Table
$75,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Wisconsin Climate Table
$295,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$300,000
2018
Mississippi River
to address Wisconsin’s agricultural water pollution and protect water resources by defending existing rules and advancing new initiatives, and for general operating support
$150,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Wisconsin Climate Table
$185,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Wisconsin Climate Table to build a stronger, equitable climate movement in Wisconsin
$350,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support of Clean Wisconsin's Energy and Climate Program

Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy

3 Grants

$400,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$335,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support and to create a Youth Action Fund to provide micro-grant assistance and mentorship across youth climate coalitions in Minnesota
$315,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support actions that reduce climate pollution and foster local solutions and sustainability throughout the state of Minnesota

Climate Jobs National Resource Center

1 Grant

View Website

New York, NY

$150,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the development of new Climate Jobs coalitions in Wisconsin and Michigan

CloseKnit

1 Grant

View Website

Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to catalyze systems change for youth facing homelessness by investing in their relationships with the caring adults already in their lives, removing systemic barriers that devalue vibrant informal support networks, especially in BIPOC communities

Coalition of Asian American Leaders

4 Grants

View Website

St. Paul, MN

$100,000
2021
Other Grantmaking
to increase organizational capacity to address the increasing incidences of racism toward Asian Americans across Minnesota
$400,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$200,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support leadership programming through CAAL Leaders MOVEE: Making Our Voices Effective for Equity
$300,000
2018
Education
for general operating support

Coffee House Press

2 Grants

$120,000
2020
Arts
for general operating support
$180,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

College of St. Benedict Business Off

1 Grant

View Website

Saint Joseph, MN

$50,000
2021
Other Grantmaking
to change narratives on Native inequities, nurture Native leadership, and build Native and non-Native relationships by investigating and disseminating research on impacts of assimilation at a Native American boarding school

Colorado State University

2 Grants

View Website

Fort Collins, CO

$65,000
2019
International
for Forage and fallows phase III: assessing options for sustainable soil and landscape management with participatory experimentation and land use assessment
$661,000
2019
International
Building and assessing soil health in smallholder systems: research and engagement across the CCRP

CommonBond Communities

2 Grants

View Website

St. Paul, MN

$750,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for a feasibility study on an umbrella partnership real estate investment trust (UPREIT)
$550,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for project funding to advance work with Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing

Commonweal Theatre Company

2 Grants

$50,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$50,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

Community Action Network

1 Grant

View Website

Ann Arbor, MI

$75,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to work with the Bryant community in Ann Arbor to develop a whole home assessment aimed at improving indoor comfort, health, and safety, all while decarbonizing the neighborhood

Community Power

1 Grant

View Website

Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support and grow a Twin Cities energy justice network

Community Reinvestment Fund

1 Grant

View Website

Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support the development and operation of a Small Business Micro Equity Opportunity Fund in Minnesota

Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio

4 Grants

View Website

St. Paul, MN

$100,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
$100,000
2019
Region & Communities
to serve at-risk, economically disadvantaged youth from communities of color in the Twin Cities metro area, preparing them to successfully enter and advance in high-growth, in-demand IT careers, and for general operating support
$100,000
2019
Education
to prepare Latino parents to more actively participate in their children’s education and to create leaders and advocates within the Latino community who will inform and influence education policy and systems change, and for general operating support
$100,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support and strengthen CLUES' Career Development Services and Youth Career Training & Internship programs

Comunidades Organizando El Poder Y La Accion Latina COPAL Education Fund

3 Grants

View Website

Minneapolis, MN

$40,000
2020
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$250,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$150,000
2019
Education
to build a network of civically engaged Latinx parents who have enhanced capacity to advocate for their Minneapolis Public School children in the pursuit of equitable access to academic and social emotional learning opportunities

Conflict Resolution Center

1 Grant

View Website

Minneapolis, MN

$75,000
2017
Region & Communities
to participate in a redesign of the use of mediation pre-eviction and eviction processes to keep families housed

Congregations Caring for Creation

3 Grants

View Website

Minneapolis, MN

$30,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to support the Returning Relatives program
$500,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$175,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build capacity for Just Community Solar teams to operate in four regions of MN

ConnectUP! Institute

1 Grant

View Website

St. Paul, MN

$75,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support

Conservation Minnesota

6 Grants

View Website

Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to amplify the ways Minnesotans of all backgrounds care for our shared place and inspire more people to take more action
$600,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$150,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to provide core support to educate health professionals, the public, and policymakers about the impacts of climate on health
$100,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Upstream project aimed at amplifying Minnesotans of all backgrounds care for place
$800,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$653,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support, regional organizing capacity on clean energy, and outreach and education around nitrate pollution and its impacts on drinking water

Conservative Energy Network

2 Grants

View Website

Lansing, MI

$200,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$200,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Construction Careers Foundation

1 Grant

View Website

Minnetonka, MN

$100,000
2017
Region & Communities
to establish a construction workforce pipeline preparing diverse individuals for employment in the construction of the Southwest and Bottineau light rail projects

Consultative Group on Biological Diversity

3 Grants

View Website

San Francisco, CA

$100,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to strengthen Midwest field and organizational capacity on climate and energy
$125,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build grassroots campaign capacity in the Midwest
$150,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support grassroots campaign research and technical assistance in the Midwest to advance clean energy

Contemporary Dance Arts

2 Grants

View Website

Minneapolis, MN

$75,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$50,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

Cookie Cart

1 Grant

View Website

Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2016
Region & Communities
to renovate a vacant building on the east side of St. Paul to house a nonprofit bakery that annually employs 100 low-income youth

Corcoran Neighborhood Organization

2 Grants

$200,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and project support for the public art project
$130,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Cornell University

1 Grant

View Website

Ithaca, NY

$190,000
2017
International
Capacity Strengthening for Legume Diversity and Agroecology Research in Ethiopia

Council on American-Islamic Relations Minnesota

1 Grant

View Website

Minneapolis, MN

$10,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to support the Challenging Islamophobia Conference 2019

Council on Foundations

1 Grant

View Website

Washington, DC

$20,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support the Inclusive Economic Prosperity Convening and its Community of Practice involving grantees and key partners

Creative Enterprise Zone

1 Grant

View Website

St. Paul, MN

$80,000
2018
Region & Communities
to build organizational capacity

Cultural Data Project

1 Grant

View Website

Philadelphia, PA

$70,000
2016
Arts
to support delivery of data collection, aggregation, and reporting services for Minnesota arts and culture organizations

Culture Identity and Resources Use and Management

1 Grant

View Website

Hanoi, Vietnam

$195,000
2018
International
to support Strengthening Capacities of the Forest People's Land Rights Network for Advocacy Expansion (LandNet)

Curators of the University of Missouri

1 Grant

Columbia, MO

$300,000
2019
International
Building a functional locally-based early warning forecast system in the high Andes: Increasing the resilience of agro-ecological systems

Current Innovation NFP

1 Grant

View Website

Chicago, IL

$150,000
2018
Mississippi River
to develop the Illinois Nutrient Trading Initiative
English