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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

Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$105,000
2019
Arts
to support the organization's capital funding project to move into a fully accessible facility, and for general operating support
$30,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

Focus on the Global South

2 Grants

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Bangkok, Thailand

$185,000
2017
International
to support local communities to understand and address the impacts of trade and investment on their access to land, natural resources, food, and livelihoods
$70,000
2015
International
to increase the capacity of rural and urban communities to analyze and develop alternatives to present development models

Folwell Neighborhood Association

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$60,000
2019
Region & Communities
to build community power, ownership, and wealth

Food & Water Watch

2 Grants

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Washington, DC

$75,000
2017
Mississippi River
to reduce livestock pollution in the Upper Midwest and defend important water protection rules and policies at the state and federal level
$200,000
2015
Mississippi River
to reduce livestock pollution in the Upper Mississippi River basin by enforcing the Clean Water Act

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

1 Grant

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Rome, Italy

$1,310,000
2015
International
Strengthening multistakeholder cooperation on agroecological approaches for sustainable agriculture

Food and Environment Reporting Network

2 Grants

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New York, NY

$100,000
2019
Mississippi River
to support a multiplatform investigation into the conflicts between large-scale animal production facilities and rural communities, examining the opposition to these facilities through a strong environmental justice lens, and for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Mississippi River
to support the production of explanatory news articles focused on the Mississippi River region and water quality

Forecast Public Artworks

4 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$294,000
2017
Arts
to support a grant program for Minnesota public artists
$216,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support
$244,000
2015
Arts
for general operating support and project support
$196,000
2015
Arts
to support a grant program for Minnesota Public Artists

Forth Mobility Fund

1 Grant

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Portland, OR

$200,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build the capacity of equity organizations and environmental advocates to work together towards equitable transportation electrification

Forum of Regional Arts Councils of Minnesota

2 Grants

Staples, MN

$90,000
2020
Arts
for the RAC Forum's FY20-21 Statewide Project to help transform the RAC's individually and as a system to be more equitable and work to decrease historic inequities
$90,000
2017
Arts
to increase cultural competency skills leading to greater awareness and inclusive practices

Foundation for Louisiana

1 Grant

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New Orleans, LA

$1,000,000
2018
Mississippi River
to support the full participation of Louisiana coastal community-based organizations in processes to address coastal challenges, and for general operating support

Frameworks Institute

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$75,000
2016
Education
to develop sound framing strategies for building support for more effective approaches to meeting needs of dual language learners

Franconia Sculpture Park

2 Grants

$105,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$170,000
2016
Arts
to expand and enhance Franconia's campus, facilities and capacity, and support general operations

Frank Theatre

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, 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

Fresh Energy

3 Grants

$1,900,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to move Minnesota and the Midwest toward dramatic reductions in carbon pollution in the near term
$1,375,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to speed the transition to a clean energy economy in Minnesota through programs that drive change in the power sector, to support Minnesota-based reporting for Midwest Energy News, and to support the Coalition for Clean Transportation
$1,107,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support

Freshwater Society

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$445,000
2018
Mississippi River
to build strong statewide collaborations to improve Mississippi River water quality and hydrology in Minnesota, and host a 10th anniversary celebration of Minnesota's Legacy Amendment, and for general operating support
$45,000
2017
Mississippi River
to develop a set of policy recommendations for Minnesota's Clean Water Fund

Friends of Saint Paul College

1 Grant

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Saint Paul, MN

$150,000
2015
Region & Communities
to improve pathways to construction careers to develop a more diverse workforce for the seven-county Twin Cities’ region

Friends of the Minnesota Sinfonia

2 Grants

$70,000
2018
Arts
for continued support of the Sinfonia’s “New Works by Minnesota-Based Composers” program
$70,000
2016
Arts
to support the Minnesota Sinfonia's New Works Program for Minnesota based composers

Friends of the Minnesota Valley

2 Grants

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Bloomington, MN

$25,000
2017
Mississippi River
to lead, facilitate, and develop action steps for the recently formed Minnesota River Congress
$25,000
2016
Mississippi River
to continue the development of the Minnesota River Congress, an entity that will support a cleaner Minnesota River

Friends of the Mississippi River

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$500,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$605,000
2017
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$365,000
2015
Mississippi River
for general operating support focused on agricultural pollution, and program support promoting sustainable, equitable regional development throughout the metro’s river corridor

Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$30,000
2016
Arts
to support the 28th and 29th annual Minnesota Book Awards program

Friendship with Cambodia

1 Grant

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Eugene, OR

$25,000
2018
International
to provide legal support to indigenous communities experiencing eviction and land loss in eastern Cambodia

Frogtown Neighborhood Association

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$120,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating and project support
$80,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$80,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Full Circle Theater Company

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$40,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support

FUMA Gaskiya

2 Grants

Maradi, Niger

$420,000
2019
International
Women's fields-III: Refining FUMA Gaskiya's farmer research network approach with special emphasis on co-creation and data sharing with farmers
$324,000
2016
International
Women production systems II/Data management for Farmer Research Networks

Fundacion AGRECOL Andes

2 Grants

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Cochabamba, Bolivia

$300,000
2019
International
Promoting agroecological consumption in Cochabamba, Bolivia
$240,000
2016
International
Ecological Consumers of Cochabamba

Fundacion EkoRural

2 Grants

$39,000
2019
International
for Strengthening the CoP Andes capacity to facilitate dialogue
$260,000
2016
International
Alternative Networks of Production and Consumption: Facilitating rural-urban encounters to strengthen Local Healthy Food Systems

Fundacion para el Desarrollo Agrario

2 Grants

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Lima, Peru

$300,000
2016
International
Agrobiodiversity and traditional knowledge: linking seeds with schools for adaptation to climate change in Peruvian Andean communities
$21,000
2015
International
for the project, Domestication and Management of Genetic Resources in the Andean-Amazonian and Mesoamerican Region for the Food Security: Strengthening Capacities

Fundacion para el Desarrollo Tecnologico Agropecuario de los Valles

1 Grant

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Cochabamba, Bolivia

$200,000
2018
International
Strengthening of agro-ecological production processes related to innocuous organic peanut, promoting national and international commercial expansion, improving local consumption practices

Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities

2 Grants

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Coral Gables, FL

$50,000
2016
Region & Communities
to plan, design, and convene a national meeting of funders interested in economic prosperity, environmental sustainability, and social equity in Minnesota at the 2017 TFN Annual Conference
$10,000
2015
Region & Communities
to advance equitable transportation reforms, policies, and practices in Minnesota and among grantees and collaborating foundations

Gardening Matters

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$50,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support

GiveMN

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$50,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Global Association for People and the Environment

2 Grants

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Pakse, Champasak, Lao PDR

$245,000
2017
International
to support local communities to sustainably manage their resources, strengthen their food security and claim their resource rights through GAPE’s Remote Village Education and the Sai Nyai Eco-School programs
$141,000
2015
International
to support local communities to sustainably manage their resources, increase their food security, maintain their local environment, and claim their resource rights through GAPE’s Remote Village Education and the Sai Nyai Eco-School programs

Global Philanthropy Partnership

2 Grants

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Chicago, IL

$100,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to provide matching funds for Twin Cities organizations receiving federal stimulus funds to provide reliable and safe transportation for essential workers
$350,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Midwest participation in the Urban Sustainability Directors Network and the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance

Global Wildlife Conservation

1 Grant

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Austin, TX

$40,000
2015
International
to prepare, publish, and distribute the book A Dam Too Big To Fail about the Nam Theun 2 hydropower project in Laos

Goodwill Industries

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$100,000
2019
Region & Communities
to build on the successful model of the East Side xChange and Goodwill's integrated participation in this collaborative, to connect employers to potential employees on the East Side

Grand Marais Arts

3 Grants

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Grand Marais, MN

$50,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$50,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support
$80,000
2015
Arts
for general operating support, and for a capital project to upgrade structural and energy efficiency issues in the 2D Studio

Grantmakers in the Arts

1 Grant

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Bronx, NY

$75,000
2015
Arts
to support the Grantmakers in the Arts annual national conference to be held in St. Paul in October 2016

Graywolf Press

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$180,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support
$120,000
2015
Arts
for general operating support

Great MN Schools

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$2,500,000
2018
Education
for general operating support, including re-grantmaking, and to build capacity to implement Minnesota Comeback's regional talent strategy
$150,000
2017
Education
for general operating support

Great Northern Winter Festival

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$75,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to launch a festival of ideas focused on educating and informing the public about the impacts of climate change

Great Plains Institute for Sustainable Development

10 Grants

$230,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to accelerate local climate action, at scale, by providing technical assistance, capacity, and tools to local governments
$250,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to support the States Energy Collaborative federal stimulus and equitable recovery efforts
$1,000,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$100,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support modeling the impacts of a Midwest Low-Carbon Fuel Standard
$320,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to assist Minnesota communities in achieving their own climate action and energy goals
$400,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$1,147,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the next phase of the e21 Initiative aimed at reforming utility incentives
$305,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the GreenStep Cities program to encourage, support, and assist Minnesota cities to take action to improve resilience, mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, and increase clean energy adoption
$80,000
2016
Mississippi River
to achieve a new market-based approach for perennial crops in targeted watersheds
$1,315,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to better align the ways utilities earn revenue with achieving a sustainable, low-carbon energy system

Great River Greening

3 Grants

$300,000
2019
Mississippi River
to improve water quality in the Mississippi River watershed by expanding the geographic footprint and scope of Great River Greening’s community-led restoration efforts, and for general operating support
$140,000
2017
Mississippi River
to implement a community-led approach to reducing agricultural pollution in targeted watersheds
$140,000
2015
Mississippi River
for general operating support

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

3 Grants

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Kansas City, MO

$100,000
2017
Mississippi River
to continue support for the Food and Farm Communications Fund
$100,000
2016
Mississippi River
to continue support for the Food and Farm Communications Fund
$100,000
2015
Mississippi River
to continue support for the Food and Farm Communication Fund

Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$200,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$450,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support and project support of a legal affiliation/merger with Community Housing Development Corporation

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund

4 Grants

$5,500,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$100,000
2018
Region & Communities
to educate state and local elected officials on the Minnesota Task Force on Housing findings and recommendations and establish tools and capacity to shape the affordable housing narrative moving forward
$6,325,000
2016
Region & Communities
for organizational support of affordable housing programs and lending
$1,000,000
2015
Region & Communities
to launch a naturally occurring affordable housing investment fund to acquire and preserve housing in the Twin Cities metropolitan area in high-opportunity locations

Greater Twin Cities United Way

6 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2019
Education
to support career pathways into the teaching profession, particularly for students of color
$200,000
2019
Education
to fund family organizing, advocacy, and leadership training in Greater Minnesota
$30,000
2017
Education
to support the Start Early Funders Coalition
$100,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to support Solidarity MN, a collaboration of Minnesota foundations that have come together to strengthen the ecosystem of supports available to refugee and immigrant communities in urban, rural, and greater Minnesota
$150,000
2015
Education
to support Generation Next in its efforts to close educational opportunity gaps
$60,000
2015
Education
to provide general operating support for the Start Early Funders Coalition, excluding its MinneMinds policy work

Green America

3 Grants

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Washington, DC

$75,000
2019
Mississippi River
to convene a Midwest Regenerative Agriculture Community of Practice that expands support and guides a cross-market-sector collaboration
$75,000
2018
Mississippi River
to support the Midwest Grains Initiative and encourage the production of soil- and water-protecting small grains
$100,000
2016
Mississippi River
to launch a Midwest cross-industry innovation network that designs agricultural supply chain solutions and reduces agricultural runoff
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