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Centro Tyrone Guzman

7 Grants

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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
$268,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for technology upgrades
$135,000
2008
Children & Families
to support the Minneapolis Latino Parent-School Empowerment Project
$300,000
2007
Region & Communities
for a multiservice agency that serves Latinos
$200,000
2005
Region & Communities
for a multiservice agency that serves Latinos
$110,000
2004
Region & Communities
For a bilingual and multiservice agency that serves Latinos in the Twin Cities, and for project support to help connect parents to their children's schools

Ceres

13 Grants

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Boston, MA

$50,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to mobilize Ceres’ company and investor partners to make the business case for state policies and regulations that spur an equitable transition to a decarbonized transportation system and a clean energy economy in the Midwest
$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
$124,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage and mobilize Minnesota and other Midwestern companies and investors on state and federal climate and clean energy policies
$150,000
2015
Mississippi River
to leverage capital markets to reduce agricultural water pollution and consumption in the Mississippi River basin
$65,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage Minnesota companies on the importance and relevance of state and federal climate and energy policies to their business operations and economic success
$40,000
2012
Mississippi River
for a scoping project on water quality impacts and U.S. corn and soybean supply chains

Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$120,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support, and for capital investment in physical expansion
$30,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$30,000
2014
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

Children’s Defense Fund

6 Grants

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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
$250,000
2008
Children & Families
for communications, organizing, technology upgrades, and advocacy activities to improve outcomes for children in Minnesota
$350,000
2006
Children & Families
for communications, organizing, and advocacy activities to improve outcomes for children in Minnesota
$20,000
2005
Children & Families
for technology improvements to strengthen income support outreach and advocacy
$250,000
2004
Children & Families
For the Covering All Families project to encourage public policies that support parents and children

Children’s Theater Company and School

7 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$120,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2014
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$150,000
2011
Arts & Culture
to support a performing apprentice program
$160,000
2009
Arts & Culture
for a professional children's theater
$300,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for a professional children's theater
$160,000
2004
Arts & Culture
For a professional children's theater

Citizens League

8 Grants

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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
$125,000
2018
Region & Communities
to fund the Capitol Pathways Leadership Program
$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
$100,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to help build a leadership pipeline representing people of color and Indigenous communities
$150,000
2008
Region & Communities
for general operating and project support
$58,000
2008
Region & Communities
to develop an annual regional policy conference
$225,000
2005
Region & Communities
to support the Minnesota Anniversary Project

Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota

2 Grants

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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

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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

5 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
$75,000
2013
Region & Communities
to create a community land trust regional business plan that outlines opportunity for greater scale and regional partnership
$25,000
2010
Region & Communities
for capital support

City of Minneapolis

9 Grants

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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
$150,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the implementation of the Minneapolis commercial building energy rating and disclosure ordinance
$100,000
2013
Region & Communities
to create a gateway and artistic amenity that links north Minneapolis to downtown
$75,000
2011
Region & Communities
to partner with the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, and Metro Transit to build Transit-Oriented Development capacity within existing public-private partnerships
$10,000
2010
Region & Communities
to support an innovative affordable housing design/build competition in north Minneapolis
$106,586
2006
Region & Communities
to create a downtown public green space network
$60,000
2005
Mississippi River
to strengthen Minneapolis riverfront revitalization efforts

City of Northfield

1 Grant

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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

14 Grants

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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
$100,000
2015
Region & Communities
to leverage the implementation of the City of St. Paul’s 8-80 Vitality Economic Development Initiative
$75,000
2014
Region & Communities
to prepare a "net zero" energy system conceptual design for the 140- acre St. Paul Ford site that integrates renewable energy sources and innovative emerging technologies to power a carbon neutral, dense mixed-use, urban neighborhood
$150,000
2013
Region & Communities
to support a new staff person whose role it will be to facilitate transit-oriented economic development along all of the city's transitways
$50,000
2012
Region & Communities
to study the feasibility of a modern streetcar network in St. Paul in the context of the regional transit system
$50,000
2011
Region & Communities
to support a private/public initiative to accelerate entrepreneurship across the region's communities, as a vehicle for economic and social development
$500,000
2007
Region & Communities
to support ongoing Central Corridor development planning and community engagement efforts
$150,000
2007
Region & Communities
to hire a consultant to develop a Saint Paul Parks Conservancy
$500,000
2006
Region & Communities
to support the development and implementation of the Central Corridor Development Framework
$7,500
2004
Children & Families
For a project to assess needs of Hmong living in a Thailand refugee camp who will be emigrating to Minnesota

Clean Energy Economy Minnesota

3 Grants

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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

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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

5 Grants

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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
$200,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to conduct a Midwest clean energy jobs survey and to communicate the story of the clean energy economy in the region

Clean Grid Alliance

6 Grants

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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
$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

Clean Up The River Environment

11 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
$300,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage rural communities in Minnesota around clean energy and efficient opportunities
$410,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support CURE’s Water Program and Minnesota Water Ethic Charter Development, and for general operating support
$300,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage rural communities in clean energy and efficiency opportunities
$80,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage rural communities in clean energy and efficiency opportunities
$140,000
2014
Mississippi River
to build a network of Minnesota River basin citizens committed to a healthy Minnesota River
$80,000
2013
Mississippi River
for developing an effective network that supports the integrity of the Minnesota River watershed
$135,000
2011
Mississippi River
to restore the Minnesota River watershed
$90,000
2009
Mississippi River
to restore the Upper Minnesota River watershed
$150,000
2007
Mississippi River
to restore the Upper Minnesota River watershed
$90,000
2005
Mississippi River
to restore the Upper Minnesota River watershed

Clean Wisconsin

16 Grants

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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
$120,000
2016
Mississippi River
to reduce agricultural pollution by working with agencies, point-source pollution sources, and agricultural partners to implement Wisconsin’s innovative phosphorus rule
$50,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to pilot innovative utility projects and rate designs with Wisconsin utilities to increase the adoption of renewable energy and energy efficiency programs
$100,000
2014
Mississippi River
to advance Wisconsin’s innovative strategy to reduce agricultural pollution of the state’s rivers and lakes
$75,000
2012
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$100,000
2012
Mississippi River
to implement two phosphorus pollution-reduction pilot projects in two regions of the state
$120,000
2010
Mississippi River
to improve policies to reduce polluted runoff into the Mississippi River
$50,000
2008
Mississippi River
to improve policies to reduce polluted runoff into the Mississippi River
$50,000
2007
Mississippi River
to improve policies to reduce polluted runoff into the Mississippi River

Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy

5 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
$75,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support implementation of Climate Minnesota Convenings across the state, engaging greater Minnesota communities in dialogue about climate change impacts and local climate solutions
$80,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to implement forums across Minnesota and follow-up support for scalable community-level actions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and foster sustainability

Climate Jobs National Resource Center

1 Grant

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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

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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

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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

9 Grants

$120,000
2020
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$180,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$120,000
2015
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$150,000
2013
Arts & Culture
for general operating support and special initiatives
$100,000
2011
Arts & Culture
for author advances, book production, audience development, educational outreach, and administrative needs
$85,000
2009
Arts & Culture
for a literary press
$25,000
2008
Arts & Culture
for office relocation expenses for a literacy press
$165,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for a literary press
$55,000
2005
Arts & Culture
for a literary press

College of St. Benedict Business Off

1 Grant

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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

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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

Colorado State University Foundation

2 Grants

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Fort Collins, CO

$80,000
2021
International
Examining Sustainable Soil and Landscape Management Options in the Peruvian Andes
$630,000
2016
International
Building soil quality across the CCRP program: multi-context research and engagement on residues and soil organic matter management

CommonBond Communities

9 Grants

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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
$20,000
2015
Region & Communities
to develop a business plan around integrating an unsubsidized affordable housing strategy
$500,000
2014
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$525,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support of a regionally significant affordable housing developer, and to build capacity to track self-sufficiency outcomes in its resident tracking system
$750,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for capital support of the Open 4000 Doors Campaign
$1,400,000
2007
Region & Communities
for general operating and capital support
$600,000
2006
Region & Communities
for an organization that provides affordable housing and support services
$450,000
2004
Region & Communities
For an organization that provides affordable housing and support services

Commonweal Theatre Company

11 Grants

$50,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2015
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2014
Arts & Culture
in support of the Common Roots Campaign
$50,000
2013
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2011
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$40,000
2009
Arts & Culture
for a regional professional theater company
$50,000
2007
Arts & Culture
for a regional professional theater company
$500,000
2005
Arts & Culture
to construct a theater facility
$40,000
2005
Arts & Culture
for a regional professional theater company

Community Action Network

1 Grant

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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

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Minneapolis, MN

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

Community Reinvestment Fund

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support the development and operation of a Small Business Micro Equity Opportunity Fund in Minnesota
$250,000
2014
Region & Communities
to fund a loan loss reserve for a $5 million plus Twin Cities Small Business Loan Fund expanding access to capital in underserved markets and on transportation corridors

Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio

12 Grants

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Saint 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
$100,000
2015
Region & Communities
to support and strengthen its workforce development program
$90,000
2014
Region & Communities
to support the CLUES Economic Vitality and Civic Engagement program
$180,000
2012
Region & Communities
to support its economic advancement services, focusing on education, employment, and financial empowerment programs that assist families to overcome barriers to economic prosperity in key neighborhoods in south Minneapolis and east St. Paul
$215,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and to purchase a new telephone system
$380,000
2007
Region & Communities
for general operations of an organization that serves the Latino community, technology upgrades, and strategic planning
$200,000
2005
Region & Communities
for a multiservice agency that serves the Chicano-Latino community
$250,000
2005
Region & Communities
for a capital project
$125,000
2004
Region & Communities
For a multiservice agency that serves the Chicano-Latino community

Comunidades Organizando El Poder Y La Accion Latina COPAL Education

3 Grants

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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

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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

4 Grants

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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
$75,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build the capacity to create a Just Community Solar Program for Minnesota faith communities

ConnectUP! Institute

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

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

Conservation Minnesota

18 Grants

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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
$75,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
for grassroots outreach on clean energy
$300,000
2015
Mississippi River
to build capacity in greater Minnesota
$100,000
2015
Arts & Culture
for the Legacy Amendment Accountability Project
$45,000
2014
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$50,000
2013
Mississippi River
to build capacity for Conservation Minnesota and its partners to activate citizens in support of policies to reduce agricultural pollution to Minnesota waters
$150,000
2013
Other Grantmaking
for Amendment Accountability Project
$75,000
2011
Mississippi River
to build capacity for Conservation Minnesota and other Minnesota-based environmental nonprofits to engage their constituents
$150,000
2011
Arts & Culture
for the Amendment Accountability Project
$100,000
2009
Mississippi River
to strengthen the outreach capacity of advocacy organizations
$60,000
2007
Mississippi River
to expand advocacy on water quality issues
$75,000
2005
Mississippi River
to expand advocacy on water quality issues
$15,000
2004
Mississippi River
For an organization that works to connect and support Minnesota's environmental community

Conservative Energy Network

2 Grants

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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

2 Grants

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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
$50,000
2014
Region & Communities
for program/project support to address the construction training gap in the Twin Cities

Consultative Group on Biological Diversity

3 Grants

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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

9 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$75,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2016
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2014
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2012
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2010
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2008
Arts & Culture
for the Shapiro and Smith Dance Company
$50,000
2006
Arts & Culture
for the Shapiro and Smith Dance Company
$50,000
2004
Arts & Culture
For the Shapiro and Smith Dance Company

Cookie Cart

6 Grants

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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
$100,000
2012
Region & Communities
for capital improvements on West Broadway in north Minneapolis
$70,000
2010
Children & Families
for a year-round youth employment, leadership, and enrichment program in north Minneapolis
$110,000
2007
Children & Families
for year-round youth employment, leadership, and enrichment program in north Minneapolis
$65,000
2005
Children & Families
for a year-round youth employment, leadership, and enrichment program in north Minneapolis
$25,000
2004
Children & Families
For youth employment, leadership, and enrichment programs

Corcoran Neighborhood Organization

13 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
$100,000
2015
Region & Communities
to support the Minneapolis Renters Coalition’s work to create a housing system that provides safe, decent, affordable, and stable rental housing in Minneapolis
$120,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$75,000
2014
Region & Communities
to revitalize business nodes in the Hiawatha corridor by driving equitable, resident-driven bricks and mortar commercial and mixed-use development
$120,000
2012
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$35,000
2011
Region & Communities
to explore strategic partnerships between neighborhood organizations in south Minneapolis
$120,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$110,000
2008
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for the Latinos en Accion program
$10,000
2008
Region & Communities
to support Latinos en Accion, a resident outreach program serving the Corcoran, Longfellow, and Powderhorn neighborhoods
$25,137
2007
Region & Communities
to support the Midtown Latino Organizing Project
$70,000
2006
Region & Communities
for general operations
$75,000
2004
Region & Communities
For general operations, and to support the Midtown Latino Organizing Project

Cornell University

10 Grants

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Ithaca, NY

$190,000
2017
International
Capacity Strengthening for Legume Diversity and Agroecology Research in Ethiopia
$135,000
2015
International
for the project, Capacity Strengthening for a New Ethiopian Agroecology Network
$674,000
2014
International
for the project, Singida Nutrition and Agroecology Project (SNAP)
$62,961
2014
International
for the project, Indigenous Bio-Fertilizer Development for Agro-Ecological Intensification of Sustainable Enset-Legume-Cereal Production in South and Southwestern Ethiopian Smallholder Farming System
$55,000
2013
Mississippi River
to conduct a corn nitrogen use reduction project using the Adapt-N tool
$47,956
2012
International
for the project Inception Grant to Study Social Factors and Food Practices Affecting Cowpea Use in Central Tanzania
$167,852
2011
International
for the project, Sustainable Soil Biochar Systems to Enhance Soil Fertility, Crop Productivity, and Carbon Sequestration in Ethiopia
$30,000
2010
International
for the project Integrated Genetic and Cultural Management Approaches for the Improvement of Tef in Ethiopia
$31,000
2009
International
for the project Uncovering Pathways of Change from Agriculture to Nutrition: Improved Child Feeding Practices Through Legumes in the Bolivian Andes
$50,000
2007
International
for the project Putting Soil Nutrient Budgets into Practice: Policy and Extension Education Products for Local Use Based on Research with Smallholder Farmers

Corporation for Supportive Housing

9 Grants

$100,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to ensure providers across Minnesota are able to become Medicaid billing eligible, allowing them to effectively deliver Housing Stabilization and Support services to the people who are at-risk of or experiencing homelessness
$300,000
2015
Region & Communities
to provide advanced technical support, financing, and innovative solutions that improve the quality of life in affordable housing for the most vulnerable people in our society while creating healthier, livable communities for all
$450,000
2013
Region & Communities
to respond to new opportunities (including system reforms) that have surfaced which have potential to create meaningful and lasting change for the supportive housing industry and the people of Minnesota
$20,000
2012
Region & Communities
to support the Minnesota plan to end long-term homelessness
$20,000
2011
Region & Communities
to permit Heading Home Minnesota to continue its work through the end of 2012
$20,000
2010
Region & Communities
to support the Heading Home Minnesota campaign
$500,000
2010
Region & Communities
to respond to increased rates of homelessness among veteran, frequent users, and American Indian individuals and families in the Metro Area; act on new opportunities to create permanent supportive housing at scale; and preserve existing units
$900,000
2007
Region & Communities
for general operations and program support for supportive housing services for the most vulnerable homeless families in Minnesota
$600,000
2005
Region & Communities
for an organization that provides housing and support services for the most vulnerable homeless families in Minnesota

Council on American-Islamic Relations Minnesota

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

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

Council on Foundations

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$20,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support the Inclusive Economic Prosperity Convening and its Community of Practice involving grantees and key partners
$20,000
2007
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
to support an initiative about Philanthropy and Rural America: An Agenda for the 21st Century

Creative Enterprise Zone

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

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

Cultural Wellness Center

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2021
Other Grantmaking
to support the work of the Cultural Wellness Center in the African American community in honor of George Floyd
$215,000
2010
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for technology upgrades
$275,000
2007
Region & Communities
for general operations of an organization that focuses on building community wellness and social connectedness, and for expansion funds
$100,000
2005
Region & Communities
for an organization that focuses on building community wellness and social connectedness

Culture Identity and Resources Use and Management

5 Grants

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Hanoi, Vietnam

$195,000
2018
International
to support Strengthening Capacities of the Forest People's Land Rights Network for Advocacy Expansion (LandNet)
$100,000
2016
International
for strengthening capacity building of local communities for natural resources management and environmental protection via sustainable livelihood activities
$90,000
2014
International
to support the Forest Peoples Land Rights Network
$25,000
2012
International
to establish a network to advocate for forest land rights for ethnic minorities in uplands of Vietnam
$75,000
2011
International
to support a project, Customary and Community Based Natural Forest Use and Management through Traditional Herbal Healers, in the Dong Thang commune in Northern Vietnam
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