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Partnership Project

4 Grants

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Washington, DC

$500,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to help climate advocates improve their public engagement work
$100,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance the goals of economic, racial, climate, and environmental justice in the Midwest
$500,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to help climate advocates improve their public engagement work
$150,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Climate Advocacy Lab

People’s Action Institute

2 Grants

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Chicago, IL

$200,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support climate organizing through deep canvassing, moving thousands of midwesterners to take action on climate
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the launch of a climate-focused deep canvass to strengthen democratic participation in the Midwest

Plug In America

2 Grants

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Los Angeles, CA

$60,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to promote the consumer voice of electric vehicle owners and to advance transportation electrification in Minnesota and the Midwest
$60,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance transportation electrification in the Midwest by promoting the consumer voice in regulatory filings and public utility commission workshops

President and Fellows of Harvard College

1 Grant

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Cambridge, MA

$70,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support an in-depth analysis of farmers and agricultural production practices in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin using data from government surveys, special tabulations, and other available sources

R Street Institute

4 Grants

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Washington, DC

$100,000
2023
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support work on improving electric utility performance-based rates in Minnesota and bolster electric competition, reduce barriers to distributed energy, and advance grid-enhancing technologies in Minnesota and the broader Midwest
$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support engagement in the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on multiple topics to drive renewable and distributed energy resource adoption in the Midwest
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support engagement in the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on multiple topics to drive renewable and distributed energy resource adoption in the Midwest
$200,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support engagement in the Minnesota PUC performance-based ratemaking proceeding

Recharge America

2 Grants

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Mill Valley, CA

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Recharge Minnesota to work with rural leaders and communities to support transportation electrification
$50,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Recharge Minnesota to recognize state EV leaders and conduct community engagement campaigns

Regenerative Agriculture Foundation

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build the capacity of Midwest organizations, and in particular organizations of color, to submit successful federal grant proposals that will reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions

Regents of the University of Michigan

1 Grant

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Ann Arbor, MI

$200,000
2023
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support community engagement and technical assistance around a standardized energy equity framework

Regulatory Assistance Project

2 Grants

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Montpelier, VT

$150,000
2023
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance clean energy policies in Midwest states by providing technical assistance and leveraging city engagement
$150,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance clean energy policies in Midwest states by providing technical assistance and leveraging city engagement

Renew New England Alliance

2 Grants

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Providence, RI

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

RENEW Wisconsin

2 Grants

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Madison, WI

$450,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$450,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Rockefeller Family Fund

1 Grant

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New York, NY

$355,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Just Transition Fund and advance economic development in priority coal-affected communities in the Midwest

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

2 Grants

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New York, NY

$355,000
2023
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance economic development in priority coal-affected communities in the Midwest
$380,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to create economic opportunity in communities affected by the changing coal economy in the Midwest

Rocky Mountain Institute

4 Grants

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Boulder, CO

$50,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support a cost-effective and equitable transition from coal-fired generation in the Midwest
$50,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to accelerate co-operative utilities’ coal plant retirements and expand clean energy investment in the Midwest
$50,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to help utility co-ops in Minnesota and neighboring states to cost-effectively and equitably transition away from coal-fired generation
$100,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Minnesota cooperative utilities in a cost-effective and equitable transition from coal to clean energy

Sabathani Community Center

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build capacity for the community district energy project

SEIU Education and Support Fund

1 Grant

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Northampton, MA

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance building decarbonization and racial and economic justice through expansion of the Green Janitor Education Program in four Midwest cities

Sharing Our Roots

1 Grant

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Northfield, MN

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to organize a cohort of landowners as “climate land leaders” who will take bold steps to advance climate solutions through land-use change, support BIPOC land ownership, and support State and Federal climate policies that revitalize rural communities

Sierra Club Foundation

3 Grants

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Oakland, CA

$600,000
2023
Midwest Climate & Energy
to decarbonize the power, transportation, and building sectors in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin, to realize an equitable clean energy future; guided by principles of democratic organizing and racial justice
$600,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to replace fossil fuels with clean energy as part of a broad and powerful climate justice movement
$600,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to expand clean energy in Minnesota and other key Midwestern states and secure an equitable transition to 100 percent clean energy by 2050

Slipstream Group

4 Grants

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Madison, WI

$150,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to accelerate vehicle electrification for all Wisconsinites
$75,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to unify Wisconsin utilities and other stakeholders in a market transformation strategy that accelerates electric vehicle adoption by increasing consumer demand while also increasing dealerships' supply and motivation to sell electric vehicles
$75,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to accelerate electric vehicle adoption in Wisconsin
$75,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to accelerate electric vehicle adoption in Wisconsin

Smart Growth America

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$150,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to steer transportation program implementation in the Midwest toward better climate and equity outcomes to better assess the climate and equity impacts of potential transportation investments

Solar United Neighbors

3 Grants

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Washington, DC

$200,000
2023
Midwest Climate & Energy
to implement distributed solar in the rural Midwest
$200,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build broad and deep momentum toward a clean energy transition with distributed solar and community benefits with a focus on greater Minnesota
$200,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build broad and deep momentum toward a clean energy transition with distributed solar and community benefits in greater Minnesota

Southwest Regional Development Commission

1 Grant

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Slayton, MN

$100,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to expand renewable energy staff

St. Paul Chamber of Commerce Foundation

1 Grant

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Saint Paul, MN

$50,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to organize stakeholders in the east metro to advance a clean transportation system-electrification and a strong transit system

State Leadership Project

1 Grant

Raleigh, NC

$25,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the state landscaping project in Indiana

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders

2 Grants

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Santa Barbara, CA

$100,000
2023
Midwest Climate & Energy
to continue to support funder education and engagement on policy development to reduce emissions from working lands and to advance carbon sequestration strategies
$50,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support policy development and funder organizing to reduce emissions from working lands and to advance carbon sequestration strategies

Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

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

TakeAction Minnesota Education Fund

11 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$400,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build a mandate for and the capacity to advance equitable climate solutions in Minnesota
$380,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support environmental justice organizing work and program development
$400,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build a mandate for and the capacity to advance equitable climate solutions in Minnesota
$190,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support environmental justice organizing work and program development
$400,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build a mandate for equitable climate solutions in Minnesota
$190,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support multiracial grassroots organizing and environmental justice outreach in Minnesota
$190,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support multi-racial grassroots organizing in Minnesota
$400,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build and leverage public demand for equitable, economy-wide climate solutions at scale in Minnesota
$100,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Comunidades Organizando el Poder y la Accion Latina's (COPAL) capacity to elevate Latinx awareness on climate change and education in Minnesota
$450,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$100,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Black Visions Collective organizational development and climate portfolio

The Alliance for Climate Protection

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$20,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to fund participation of frontline community members in a Climate Reality Leadership Corps Minneapolis-St. Paul Training in August 2019

The Center for Emergent Diplomacy

1 Grant

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Santa Fe, NM

$18,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support scholarships for the 2020 Living Systems Leadership workshop

The Climate Group

2 Grants

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New York, NY

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to raise Midwestern states' climate action ambition
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to raise Midwestern states’ climate ambition and action

The Funders Network Inc.

1 Grant

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Coral Gables, FL

$75,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Mobility and Access Collaborative, and to do a Midwest scan of sustainable and equitable transportation to better understand the landscape of clean transportation strategies and engage more funders

The Minneapolis Foundation

9 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$400,000
2023
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund
$800,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build regional environmental justice capacity for collaboration, network building, and policy and projects related to climate, energy, health, and water justice in the Midwest
$250,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support grassroots organizing and rural climate solutions in the Midwest
$176,500
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund, a collaborative partnership to support local action on climate change in diverse communities
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support environmental justice organizations' capacity to advance decarbonization solutions that are rooted in the communities and focused on a just energy transition, health, and water justice
$140,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for the Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund, a collaborative partnership to support local action on climate change in diverse communities
$140,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund
$200,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build capacity for collaboration and network building
$140,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to establish the Minneapolis Climate Action and Equity Fund

The Nature Conservancy

2 Grants

$300,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to tackle climate change across Iowa and Minnesota by sparking energy system transformation and developing natural climate solutions to drive inclusive conversations and meaningful impact
$300,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support programs tackling climate change in the upper Midwest

The Solar Foundation

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$12,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support data collection, resource development, and media engagement around the impacts of the solar industry in Minnesota

Tides Foundation

4 Grants

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San Francisco, CA

$400,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build capacity for climate education and mobilization plans in the Midwest
$200,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build capacity for climate education and mobilization plans in the Midwest
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support a just transition from reliance on fossil fuels to a sustainable economy and an equitable society
$200,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build capacity for education and mobilization plans in the Midwest

Unidos MN

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$300,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build community organizing and system change campaigning capacity for the Minneapolis People’s Climate and Equity Plan, prioritizing frontline BIPOC communities and building a multiracial, multigenerational city wide campaign

Union of Concerned Scientists

5 Grants

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Cambridge, MA

$75,000
2023
Midwest Climate & Energy
to provide technical assistance to clean fuels policy design in Minnesota, Michigan, and Illinois, and to advance equitable transportation electrification in Minnesota and the Midwest
$75,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to accelerate equitable transportation electrification in Minnesota and the Midwest
$75,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support analysis and stakeholder engagement around clean fuels and other clean transportation policies in Minnesota and the Midwest
$75,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support UCS in analyzing and engaging stakeholders around a clean fuels standard and other transportation policies for Minnesota
$150,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support a clean fuels standard and other transportation policies in Minnesota

United Nations Foundation

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$200,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support regional climate leadership in the Midwest
$200,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support regional climate leadership in the Midwest

United States Energy Foundation

4 Grants

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San Francisco, CA

$19,200,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build and support the Midwest network of advocates in pursuit of ambitious and equitable climate action
$150,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support grantees historically not included in the clean transportation space, and broaden the scope of both community grantmaking and advocacy partners for the equitable clean transportation future
$9,700,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to equitably decarbonize the Midwest power, transportation, and building sectors
$8,700,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to accelerate decarbonization of the Midwest power, transportation, and buildings sectors

University of California Santa Barbara

2 Grants

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Santa Barbara, CA

$80,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support a narrative-based podcast, based on research, that helps the public understand the climate problem and its solutions
$32,930
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to plan, produce, and promote a podcast anthology on the climate crisis aimed at the climate curious

University of Minnesota Foundation

11 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$25,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build participatory approaches that integrate psychological well-being, community resilience, and sense of belonging with local climate policy and planning to support Somali American youth as climate leaders reflective of a diversity of cultural values
$75,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to test, refine, and understand the economic and behavioral barriers for farmers in Minnesota to adopt climate-friendly farming practices
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to expand a research engagement platform with Minnesota's municipal and cooperative utilities to advance clean energy
$430,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to convert opportunity into action by scaling policy-enabled clean energy opportunities in communities across Minnesota and sharing stories to promote replication
$400,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Institute on the Environment’s implementation of an integrated research, leadership, and outreach plan for decarbonization, centered in Minnesota
$200,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to continue the development of an integrated research and outreach program on energy transition at the University of Minnesota
$100,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to establish a research engagement platform with Minnesota's municipal and cooperative utilities
$430,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to provide technical assistance and education on clean energy to communities, utilities, school districts, and other stakeholders in Minnesota
$13,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to jump start research and analysis on low-income access to community solar in Minnesota
$383,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to expand the Energy Transition Lab’s efforts to engage university and external experts to catalyze solutions to rapidly reduce carbon emissions and create Minnesota’s clean energy future
$75,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to complete strategic planning for the Energy Transition Lab program and enable continued support for ongoing work areas

University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Foundation

1 Grant

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Burlington, VT

$50,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to convene scientists, activists, farmers, and community organizers from across the United States to build a roadmap for promoting agroecology in the US

Urban Sustainability Directors Network

5 Grants

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Sanford, NC

$175,000
2023
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support training for Midwestern cities transitioning from consultative processes toward power-sharing models and co-creating sound climate policies and programs
$175,000
2023
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$175,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Midwestern local governments’ leadership on sustainability
$175,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Minneapolis and other city governments to implement equitable climate action planning processes and outcomes
$350,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Midwestern city leadership on decarbonization initiatives through learning networks

Virginia Organizing

1 Grant

Charlottesville, VA

$50,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to organize a series of climate, health, and equity convenings in the Midwest for nonprofit, philanthropic, health, tribal, public sector, and other regional stakeholders

Vote Solar

4 Grants

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Oakland, CA

$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to drive clean energy progress through partnership, regulatory intervention, and legislative strategy in Minnesota
$50,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support regulatory intervention work across the Midwest to support clean energy transition
$100,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to drive clean energy progress through regulatory intervention in Minnesota
$50,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to scale up solar energy engagement in the Midwest with a focus on Minnesota

Windward Fund

6 Grants

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Washington, DC

$300,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build capacity for grassroots, frontline, and base-building organizations and leaders in communities of color and low-income communities to support their self-determined priorities in building electrification efforts
$200,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support climate-smart and inclusive agricultural policy outcomes and Midwest organizing
$2,000,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to position clean energy, low-carbon jobs, and climate-friendly agriculture practices as a primary driver of abundant, equitable job creation in rural America
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support strategy development and initial seed grants in the Midwest to accelerate transition of rural economies to clean energy and sustainable climate jobs
$100,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
for a new funding initiative supporting multi-racial women's climate leadership
$75,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Potential Energy Coalition

Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters

3 Grants

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Madison, WI

$150,000
2023
Midwest Climate & Energy
to increase collaboration and input in the statewide Climate Fast Forward climate change action plan
$150,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance policies and practices that reduce carbon emissions in Wisconsin
$100,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage Wisconsin leaders in key sectors to drive statewide climate and energy action

Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association

1 Grant

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Madison, WI

$200,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to create a Climate Resilience Program, and develop a roadmap for local climate actions to advance climate-smart farming practices

Women for Political Change Education and Advocacy Fund

2 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$50,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$100,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Women’s Foundation of Minnesota

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2023
Midwest Climate & Energy
to center and invest in the leadership and solutions of Black, Indigenous/American Indian, young women of color working as leaders at the forefront of climate justice and equity in their communities through the Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota
$100,000
2022
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance the Blueprint for Action program by building the agency, social capital, and civic engagement of young women of color working as leaders at the forefront of climate justice in their communities
$100,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Young Women's Initiative of Minnesota to build the agency, social capital, and civic engagement of young women of color working as leaders at the forefront of climate justice in their communities
$100,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance the agency, social capital, and civic engagement of young women of color working as leaders at the forefront of climate justice
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