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Fargo-Moorhead Orchestral

3 Grants

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Fargo, ND

$40,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$50,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support
$50,000
2014
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

6 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
$494,000
2014
Arts
for a fellowship program for media artists

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

3 Grants

$40,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$40,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support
$40,000
2014
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

3 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
$75,000
2014
Mississippi River
to support efforts to reduce pollution from factory farms in the Upper Mississippi River basin

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

1 Grant

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Rome, Italy

$710,000
2015
International
for the project, Strengthening multistakeholder cooperation on agroecological approaches for sustainable agriculture in Africa

Food and Environment Reporting Network

3 Grants

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New York, NY

$50,000
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
$100,000
2016
Mississippi River
to support the production of explanatory news articles focused on the Mississippi River region and water quality
$100,000
2014
Mississippi River
for general operating support

Food Tank the Think Tank for Food

1 Grant

Chicago, IL

$50,000
2014
International
for the project, Promoting Accountability, Innovation, and Integrity in 2014

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

Forum of Regional Arts Councils of Minnesota

2 Grants

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Staples, MN

$90,000
2017
Arts
to increase cultural competency skills leading to greater awareness and inclusive practices
$135,000
2014
Arts
to support the infrastructure of the Forum of Regional Arts Councils of Minnesota

Foundation for Louisiana

1 Grant

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New Orleans, LA

$500,000
2018
Mississippi River
to support the full participation of Louisiana coastal community-based organizations in processes to address coastal challenges

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

3 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
$70,000
2014
Arts
for general operating to Franconia Sculpture Park

Frank Theatre

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

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

Fresh Energy

4 Grants

$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
$150,000
2014
Region & Communities
to support a transition for Fresh Energy’s work to increase public investment in transit, walking, and biking and use innovative strategies to make Twin Cities communities efficient and resilient
$75,000
2014
Midwest Climate & Energy
to expand Midwest Energy News' reporting on Minnesota's transition to a clean energy economy

Freshwater Society

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$245,000
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
$45,000
2017
Mississippi River
to develop a set of policy recommendations for Minnesota's Clean Water Fund
$60,000
2014
Mississippi River
to engage Minnesota agricultural leaders, policymakers, and the public to support greater adoption of farming practices and policies that reduce pollution

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

3 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
$60,000
2014
Arts
to support the Minnesota Sinfonia's two year commissioning program for works by Minnesota-based composers

Friends of the Minnesota Valley

3 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
$45,000
2014
Mississippi River
to engage partners and stakeholders to develop a new action plan for activities to improve the water quality of the Minnesota River

Friends of the Mississippi River

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$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

4 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
$40,000
2014
Region & Communities
for community participation and asset mapping and preservation around several major opportunities in the Frogtown Neighborhood

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

5 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
$185,000
2014
International
for the project, Promoting Alternative Food Networks to Strengthen Local Healthy Food Systems: Experiences of Linking Farmers and Consumers’ Organizations
$85,000
2014
International
for a MS studentship under the project, Agricultural Landscapes, Agroecological Intensification and Climate Change Resilience in the Ecuadorian Tropical Andes
$75,000
2014
International
for the project, Supporting Andean Grains Productivity Increase in Communities of the Provinces of Cotopaxi, Chimborazo, Bolivar, Canar, and Loja, Ecuador

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

2 Grants

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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
$483,000
2014
International
for the project, Scaling Up of Technological Innovations for Healthy Peanut Production in Diverse Agricultural Systems, Prevention and Control of Mycotoxins and Sustainable Access to Domestic Markets and Export of Certified Organic Bolivian Native Peanuts

Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities

3 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
$10,000
2014
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

Givens Foundation for African American Literature

1 Grant

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St. Louis Park, MN

$40,000
2014
Arts
to advance the literary craft and to build community among emerging African American writers

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

1 Grant

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Chicago, IL

$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

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

GrassWorks

1 Grant

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Medford, WI

$40,000
2014
Mississippi River
to train beginning farmers in Minnesota and Wisconsin on dairy grazing, a practice that provides dramatic water quality benefits for the Upper Mississippi River

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

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2017
Education
for general operating support

Great Plains Institute for Sustainable Development

9 Grants

$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
$1,147,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the next phase of the e21 Initiative aimed at reforming utility incentives
$400,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$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
$1,315,000
2015
Midwest Climate & Energy
to better align the ways utilities earn revenue with achieving a sustainable, low-carbon energy system
$470,000
2014
Region & Communities
to deepen the impact of the GreenStep Cities’ program

Great River Greening

3 Grants

$150,000
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
$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
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