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Frank Theatre

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

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

Fresh Energy

3 Grants

$1,950,000
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 the Minnesota Sinfonia

3 Grants

$70,000
2020
Arts
for continued support of the Sinfonia’s New Works by Minnesota-Based Composers program
$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

2 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

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

2 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

Full Circle Theater Company

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$40,000
2020
Arts
for general operating support
$40,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support

FUMA Gaskiya

2 Grants

Maradi, Niger

$442,000
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, Perú

$300,000
2020
International
Rural schools and smallholder agriculture in the Andes: an alliance for changing time
$300,000
2016
International
Agrobiodiversity and traditional knowledge: linking seeds with schools for adaptation to climate change in Peruvian Andean communities

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

1 Grant

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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

Gardening Matters

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2016
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

1 Grant

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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

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

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
2020
Arts
to acquire and renovate two new buildings to expand and improve programming
$50,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$50,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

Graywolf Press

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$240,000
2017
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

9 Grants

$250,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to support the States Energy Collaborative federal stimulus and equitable recovery efforts
$230,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to accelerate local climate action, at scale, by providing technical assistance, capacity, and tools to local governments
$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
$80,000
2016
Mississippi River
to achieve a new market-based approach for perennial crops in targeted watersheds
$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

Great River Greening

2 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

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

2 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

Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation

2 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

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund

3 Grants

$7,500,000
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

Greater Twin Cities United Way

5 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$75,000
2020
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for TRANSFORM: A Collaboration to Transform Justice in the Greater MSP Region
$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

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

Green Innovation and Development Centre

1 Grant

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Hanoi, Vietnam

$250,000
2017
International
to support inclusive and alternative sustainable energy development with ethnic minority communities as well as policy advocacy on this theme

Groundswell International

3 Grants

$410,000
2019
International
Assessment and deepening of the agro-ecological intensification led by peasant farmers in Burkina Faso
$40,000
2018
International
Assessing effects of agroecological practices on agricultural productivity, physical-chemical, and biological characteristics of soils and farm incomes in Burkina Faso
$331,500
2016
International
Assessing and Deepening Farmer led Agroecological intensification in Burkina Faso: Phase 2

Growth & Justice

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$150,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$100,000
2017
Region & Communities
to create a "One Minnesota" policy framework, build a new Greater MN regional competitiveness scorecard(s), and heighten renewable energy as a primary equitable growth priority

Grupo Yanapai

3 Grants

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Lima, Peru

$300,000
2019
International
Forage and Fallows Phase III: Assessing Options for Sustainable Soil and Landscape Management with Participatory Experimentation and Land Use Assessment
$352,000
2019
International
Encouraging Diversity in the central Peruvian highlands: institutional innovations for the in situ conservation and utilization of agrobiodiversity
$236,000
2016
International
Forage and Fallows II: Expanding the impact of improved fallows and landscape management for soil fertility and ecosystem services

Gustavus Adolphus College

1 Grant

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St. Peter, MN

$75,000
2016
Mississippi River
to monitor the effectiveness of land management practices for reducing agricultural pollution entering the Seven Mile Creek in the Minnesota River basin

Guthrie Theatre Foundation

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$25,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support strategic reflection and planning for the statewide Habitat for Humanity and its network of 29 affiliates

Hamline Midway Coalition

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$60,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$60,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Harrison Neighborhood Association

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$80,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Headwaters Foundation for Justice

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to support the Communities First Response Fund
$150,000
2020
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to support the Transformation Fund, a $5 million effort aimed at investing in Black people, Indigenous people, and people of color-led organizations addressing the root causes of racism through organizing and advocacy
$400,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
for a one-time project grant to build organizational capacity
$100,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

Healing Place

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$30,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$40,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to support the creation of a Cultural & Climate Resilience Hub, serving North and Northeast Minneapolis communities

Healthy Building Network

1 Grant

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Washington, DC

$50,000
2016
Region & Communities
to reduce human and environmental exposure to chemical hazards by building capacity within the Minnesota affordable housing sector to make informed decisions and drive building materials market change

Healthy Gulf

2 Grants

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New Orleans, LA

$635,000
2018
Mississippi River
for general operating support, and to conduct an externally led self-assessment to understand staff perceptions and attitudes, as well as structural and other organizational barriers to change
$145,000
2017
Mississippi River
to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus pollution, protect wetlands, and press for consistency between Louisiana’s coastal restoration and proposed development

Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation

2 Grants

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Zurich, Switzerland

$125,000
2018
International
to support the LIWG network to strengthen local communities' land rights in Lao PDR
$70,000
2016
International
to support the LIWG network to actively engage in the land debate in Laos to strengthen community control over land, forests and natural resources

Hennepin County

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$300,000
2018
Region & Communities
to reduce disparities in Hennepin County in education, employment, health, housing, income, justice, and transportation through predictive analytic decisionmaking models
$260,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support system alignment between courts, government, and community agencies to reduce evictions and expand housing stability
$50,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Hennepin County's Building Energy Benchmarking Collaborative
$550,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support placemaking and stakeholder engagement in the Bottineau corridor to raise awareness, encourage connections between assets, demonstrate public space and redevelopment possibilities, and support small and minority businesses.

Hennepin Theatre Trust

2 Grants

$60,000
2019
Arts
to develop expanded opportunities for local artists to engage in cross-sector public art projects
$60,000
2017
Arts
for artist support services for the Made Here program

Hiawatha Academies

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$40,000
2019
Education
to increase retention, especially of staff of color, by building commitment and capacity for diversity, equity, and inclusion within the organization
$450,000
2018
Education
to build capacity to engage families as advocates for educational equity

Highpoint Center for Printmaking

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$90,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$375,000
2018
Arts
for McKnight Fellowships for Printmakers
$60,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support
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