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Dane County

1 Grant

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Madison, WI

$25,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to fund modeling and analysis to develop a climate action plan for Dane County

Dayton’s Bluff District Four Community Council

2 Grants

$80,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$80,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Destination Medical Center Economic Development Agency

2 Grants

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Rochester, MN

$185,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$150,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to assist the Destination Medical Center project in implementing clean energy goals

District Council 13

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$33,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support

District Energy St. Paul

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$35,000
2018
Region & Communities
to develop an Energy Master Plan for the 112-acre former Hillcrest Golf Course leveraging sustainable resources to efficiently and cost-effectively serve the redevelopment and adjacent neighborhoods

Dovetail Partners

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2016
Mississippi River
to create a document that builds awareness about the relationship between agriculture and drinking water in the Minnesota River basin

Dubuque County Historical Society

1 Grant

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Dubuque, IA

$80,000
2015
Mississippi River
to create a peer-to-peer learning network that strengthens landowner-led watershed projects and reduces agricultural pollution

Ducks Unlimited

1 Grant

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Memphis, TN

$250,000
2015
Mississippi River
to improve waterfowl habitat and water quality in Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri

Duluth Art Institute Association

3 Grants

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Duluth, MN

$60,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$60,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support
$60,000
2015
Arts
for general operating support

Duluth-Superior Symphony Association

2 Grants

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Duluth, MN

$60,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$60,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

Earth Economics

1 Grant

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Tacoma, WA

$75,000
2017
Mississippi River
to inform Upper Mississippi River navigation management options using a benefit-cost analysis

EarthRights International

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$150,000
2017
International
to support the Mekong Legal Program’s initiatives to defend the rights and livelihoods of local communities and encourage sustainable and equitable development practices in the Mekong region
$75,000
2015
International
to support EarthRight's Mekong Legal Program to promote public interest-law in support of community livelihoods and sustainable development

East Central Regional Arts Council

2 Grants

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Hinckley, MN

$84,000
2019
Arts
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$84,000
2017
Arts
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists

East Metro Integration District 6067

1 Grant

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Woodbury, MN

$100,000
2019
Education
to increase teacher diversity in Minnesota schools by helping school district HR directors identify and address barriers to recruiting, hiring, retaining, and promoting teachers of color and indigenous teachers

East Side Arts Council

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$25,000
2016
Arts
to support artists involved in the Urban Design and Artist Partnership program
$25,000
2015
Arts
to advance East Side Arts Council Artist Partnership Program connecting artists as partners with neighborhood development projects

East Side Neighborhood Development Company

3 Grants

$80,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$80,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$53,000
2015
Region & Communities
to increase the scope and impact of ESNDC's affordable housing and economic development strategies

East West Management Institute

2 Grants

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New York, NY

$105,000
2018
International
to strengthen the capacity of indigenous and ethnic minority communities in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam to share and use data on issues critical to their communities on country and regional open data platforms
$25,000
2017
International
for planning and partnership development within indigenous communities in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam in order to inform advocacy by civil society, grassroots groups, and media

EcoDistricts

1 Grant

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Portland, OR

$20,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support the programming of the EcoDistricts' Annual Summit, convening in Minneapolis in October 2018

Ecolibrium3

1 Grant

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Duluth, MN

$200,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for the Minnesota Climate Table to build an equitable and inclusive climate and energy movement across Minnesota

Ecology Center

2 Grants

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Ann Arbor, MI

$100,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to continue coordination of the Charge Up Midwest campaign working to increase electric vehicle deployment in the Midwest
$450,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to launch a five-state, coordinated Midwest campaign to increase electric vehicle deployment through utility engagement, regulator engagement, stakeholder engagement, and new policies and programs

Ed Allies

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$355,000
2018
Education
for general operating support, and to enhance capacity for educator effectiveness work
$100,000
2017
Education
for general operating support

Education Evolving

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$45,000
2018
Education
to examine educator stability and retention in Minnesota

Educators for Excellence

3 Grants

$15,000
2019
Education
for teacher leadership program development
$300,000
2017
Education
to support Educators 4 Excellence’s general operations and to enable a coalition of nonprofits to promote more effective teacher licensing
$200,000
2015
Education
to support efforts to engage Minnesota educators in strategic policy reform

Element Community Health Fund, LLC

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$125,000
2019
Region & Communities
to assist in building out a performance venue at CO·MOTION'S Center for Movement; home to 12 non-profits and small businesses

Elevate Energy

2 Grants

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Chicago, IL

$50,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to pursue improvements to the low-income energy efficiency programs in Minnesota
$100,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to research and document inequities in the funding of energy efficiency in Midwestern states

EMERGE Community Development

4 Grants

$250,000
2019
Region & Communities
to make significant physical improvements to Second Chance Recycling to almost triple recycling impact, reduce carbon footprint through solar energy, and create more jobs for high-needs participants
$150,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$150,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$150,000
2016
Region & Communities
to construct the buildout of the Cedar Riverside Opportunity Center

Energy CENTS (Commit Energy Now To Survive)

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$10,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to educate coop members about clean energy

Enterprise Community Partners

1 Grant

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Columbia, MD

$150,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support a Minnesota-based Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellow with the Trust For Public Land

Environment America Research and Policy Center

1 Grant

$25,000
2016
Mississippi River
to engage regional support for implementation of the 2015 Clean Water Rule

Environment News Trust

1 Grant

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Antonito, CO

$100,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support production of seven television news stories on important issues that impact the Mississippi River

Environmental and Energy Study Institute

3 Grants

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Washington, DC

$50,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage and assist Midwestern rural electric cooperatives to develop equitable beneficial electrification programs
$150,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to provide technical assistance to rural utilities in the Midwest to adopt energy efficiency and emissions reduction programs
$150,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support cooperative and municipal utilities in offering on-bill financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy to their customers in Minnesota and Iowa

Environmental Defense Fund, Incorporated

4 Grants

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New York, NY

$500,000
2018
Mississippi River
to improve water quality in the Mississippi River Basin by increasing corporate demand and growers’ ability to supply more sustainable commodities, and for general operating support
$225,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to place Climate Corps fellows in Rochester, Minnesota to demonstrate that large energy users can cut costs and carbon pollution by managing energy strategically
$250,000
2016
Mississippi River
to support both corporate supply chain work to improve Upper Mississippi River water quality and ecosystem restoration in the Mississippi River Delta
$75,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to place fellows with companies in Rochester, Minnesota, to demonstrate that large energy users can cut costs and carbon pollution by managing energy strategically

Environmental Grantmakers Association

2 Grants

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New York, NY

$42,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support two fellows, one in 2019 and one in 2020, as part of Environmental Grantmakers Association's Environmental Fellows Program
$20,000
2018
Mississippi River
to support one fellow as part of the 2018 Environmental Grantmakers' Association Environmental Fellows Program focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion opportunities in the upper Mississippi River basin

Environmental Initiative

8 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$260,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support Environmental Initiative’s work between bringing unlikely partners together to ensure clean water for all Minnesota communities
$300,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to continue building Minnesota’s clean energy future through the business-led Minnesota’s Sustainable Growth Coalition, using their impact and influence to reach their ambitious and actionable goals
$100,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to drive the development of the region’s clean energy economy through collaborative projects, aggregated purchasing power, and influence of the members of the Minnesota Sustainable Growth Coalition
$200,000
2017
Mississippi River
to build and expand Field Stewards, a public-private partnership that links farmers, food companies, and consumers together in support of clean water
$80,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to drive the development of the region's clean energy economy through collaborative projects, aggregated purchasing power, and influence of the members of the Minnesota Sustainable Growth Coalition
$100,000
2016
Mississippi River
to build the Field Stewards market system that provides farmers with an economic incentive to protect soil and water
$100,000
2015
Mississippi River
to further develop the Field Stewards program and expand farmer and company participation in this newly formed environmental credit trading marketplace
$80,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to foster private-sector leadership in Minnesota to implement projects that advance climate/energy objectives and develop the region’s sustainability story

Environmental Integrity Project

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$40,000
2015
Mississippi River
to improve EPA's regulation of water and air pollution

Environmental Law & Policy Center of the Midwest

4 Grants

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Chicago, IL

$350,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support multi-state solar and regional battery storage solutions
$185,000
2017
Mississippi River
to continue ELPC’s legal and policy advocacy to reduce harmful agricultural pollution impacts to the Mississippi River basin, and restore and protect wetlands and floodplains
$200,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance and accelerate key solar reforms in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin
$370,000
2015
Mississippi River
to continue to provide legal and policy advice to the Mississippi River Collaborative to protect wetlands, and to support its unique work to protect water quality and wetlands in the Upper River

Environmental Law Institute

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$100,000
2019
Mississippi River
to advance the implementation of existing innovative federal financing mechanisms to support agricultural nutrient reduction projects
$100,000
2018
Mississippi River
to reduce agricultural runoff by encouraging states and municipalities to utilize innovative financing mechanisms

Environmental Working Group

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$350,000
2018
Mississippi River
to reduce farm pollution in the Upper Mississippi River basin
$350,000
2016
Mississippi River
to implement mandatory standards to cut polluted runoff from farm operations, and in doing so protect public health and the Mississippi River

Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research

2 Grants

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

$158,000
2016
International
Enhancing Cowpea Productivity and Production to Support Nutrition, Food Security and Income of Poor Farmers in Drought-Prone Areas of Ethiopia
$60,000
2015
International
for the project, Enhancing Agricultural Research Capabilities of CCRP Researchers through Technical Support on Geospatial Tools and Techniques

Fairview Foundation

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$100,000
2019
Region & Communities
to grow an employer-led delivery system for increasing workforce diversity and raising incomes in communities in St. Paul and Minneapolis through health care career pathways employment

Family Housing Fund

5 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$4,000,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$675,000
2018
Region & Communities
to improve housing conditions and options for low- and moderate-income renters by building the case, disrupting the market, and maximizing this leadership moment
$88,000
2017
Region & Communities
to further equitable transit-oriented development opportunity in the Twin Cities region
$4,500,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support the metropolitan area’s key affordable housing intermediary to pilot market interventions to increase housing opportunities and asset creation for low- and moderate-income families
$56,000
2015
Region & Communities
to work with local government and stakeholders to make inclusive policy decisions encouraging a full range of housing choice

Fargo-Moorhead Opera Company

2 Grants

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Fargo, ND

$40,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$40,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

Fargo-Moorhead Orchestral

2 Grants

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Fargo, ND

$40,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$50,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

Farm Foundation, NFP

1 Grant

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Oak Brook, IL

$100,000
2015
Mississippi River
for a producer education program, Soil Renaissance, that builds support for improving soil health and reducing Midwest agricultural water pollution

Farm Input Promotions Africa Ltd

1 Grant

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Nairobi, Kenya

$360,000
2017
International
for the project, Increasing the evidence base for Agro-Ecological Intensification through large-n trials conducted with Village-based Agricultural Advisors

Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$100,000
2016
Mississippi River
to support the development and deployment of a water quality metric for measuring and reporting on the sustainability of commodity crop production

FilmNorth

5 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$180,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$555,000
2017
Arts
for McKnight Artist Fellowships for Media Artists and Screenwriters
$145,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support and project support
$60,000
2015
Arts
for general operating support
$25,000
2015
Arts
to purchase new and upgraded equipment for use by media artists in Minnesota

First Nations Development Institute

1 Grant

Longmont, CO

$75,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to fund the Reclaiming the Truth project

First Peoples Fund

2 Grants

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Rapid City, SD

$150,000
2019
Arts
to grow and strengthen the Indigenous Arts Ecology in Minnesota serving the entrepreneurial development and community leadership needs of Native artists
$150,000
2016
Arts
to build the capacity of Native community-based organizations and artists in Minnesota

Flying Foot Forum

2 Grants

$40,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$40,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support
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