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Ceres

7 Grants

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Boston, MA

$100,000
2022
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
$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

Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$30,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$120,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support, and for capital investment in physical expansion

Children’s Defense Fund

2 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

Children’s Theater Company and School

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$120,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

Citizens League

5 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
$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

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$650,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$650,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$650,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

City of Bloomington

1 Grant

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Bloomington, MN

$250,000
2022
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for predevelopment work including a feasibility demand and viability assessment for a new City-led Small Business Development Center that would support and uplift small business activity to be located in a repurposed fire station

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

3 Grants

$15,000
2022
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support in recognition of City of Lakes Community Land Trust’s contribution to the GroundBreak Coalition’s work groups
$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

City of Minneapolis

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the continuous measurement of air quality and greenhouse gases at the block level and create a baseline for the city's Green Zones and surrounding Areas of Concentrated Poverty
$50,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support city clean energy engagement at the Public Utilities Commission

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

3 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$150,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support implementation of the city's Climate Action Plan
$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

Clean Energy Economy Minnesota

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$475,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$400,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Clean Energy States Alliance

1 Grant

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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

Clean Grid Alliance

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$600,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$550,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Clean Up The River Environment

3 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

Clean Wisconsin

7 Grants

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Madison, WI

$400,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$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

Climate Generation

2 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

Climate Jobs National Resource Center

2 Grants

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New York, NY

$150,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to create state-based and state-led Climate Jobs coalitions in Wisconsin
$150,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the development of new Climate Jobs coalitions in Wisconsin and Michigan

CloseKnit

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2022
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$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

2 Grants

$120,000
2022
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$120,000
2020
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

Cogent Consulting SBC

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$75,000
2022
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to expand the existing impact investing ecosystem in the Twin Cities

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

3 Grants

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Fort Collins, CO

$80,000
2021
International
Examining Sustainable Soil and Landscape Management Options in the Peruvian Andes
$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
$817,000
2019
International
Building and assessing soil health in smallholder systems: research and engagement across the CCRP

Common Cause Education Fund

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$250,000
2022
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to support the Minnesota program

Common Counsel Foundation

1 Grant

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Oakland, CA

$500,000
2022
Other Grantmaking
to support the work of Native Voices Rising for BIPOC leadership development and movement building in the Midwest

CommonBond Communities

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$400,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$750,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for a feasibility study on an umbrella partnership real estate investment trust (UPREIT)

Commonweal Theatre Company

2 Grants

$50,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

Community Action Network

2 Grants

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Ann Arbor, MI

$75,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for continued program support to design a pathway to equitably decarbonizing a frontline neighborhood
$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 Foundation of Greater Johnstown

2 Grants

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Johnstown, PA

$150,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to develop local a Community Economic Development Capacity Building Program to support Ohio communities' transition from fossil fuels
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to seize a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform Ohio and the Appalachian region through federal investment and state and local action

Community Power

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to sustain a Twin Cities energy justice cohort
$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

$15,000
2022
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support in recognition of Community Reinvestment Fund’s participation in GroundBreak Coalition work groups
$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

5 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$100,000
2022
Arts & Culture
for ongoing support of Latino artists and community arts initiatives
$200,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
$150,000
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

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$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

Congregations Caring for Creation

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$400,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$30,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to support the Returning Relatives program
$500,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

ConnectUP Institute

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$250,000
2022
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$75,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support

Conservation Districts of Iowa

2 Grants

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Des Moines, IA

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support a farmer mentoring program to implement regenerative farming practices
$100,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support

Conservation Minnesota

6 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support a campaign to create a shared common value of “Care for Place” among Minnesotans of all races, ideologies, and geographies that transcends differences and inspires ever greater actions to be even better stewards of our state
$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

Conservative Energy Network

3 Grants

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Lansing, MI

$200,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$200,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$200,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

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

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$125,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$75,000
2018
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

Corcoran Neighborhood Organization

1 Grant

$260,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and project support for the public art project

Cornell University

2 Grants

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Ithaca, NY

$195,000
2022
International
to build the Circular Bionutrient Economy to Enhance Systems Health in Africa's Lake Victoria Basin
$190,000
2017
International
Capacity Strengthening for Legume Diversity and Agroecology Research in Ethiopia

Corporation for Supportive Housing

1 Grant

$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

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

$200,000
2021
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
$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

2 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$150,000
2022
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$80,000
2018
Region & Communities
to build organizational capacity

Crow River Players

1 Grant

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New London, MN

$40,000
2022
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

Cultural Wellness Center

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$400,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to support the Lake Street Alignment Process
$100,000
2021
Other Grantmaking
to support the work of the Cultural Wellness Center in the African American community in honor of George Floyd
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