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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

Green Innovation and Development Centre

2 Grants

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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
$125,000
2015
International
to support inclusive and alternative power development with ethnic minority communities and policy advocacy to promote this approach

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

3 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
$100,000
2015
Region & Communities
for a research and action agenda for workforce equity and alignment in Minnesota

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

3 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
$290,000
2015
Mississippi River
to support the Gulf Restoration Network’s work with the Mississippi River Collaborative and its efforts to monitor and track Louisiana coastal restoration projects

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

3 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
$50,000
2015
Arts
to support the Made Here program, a part of the cultural district plan

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

Hispanic Advocacy and Community Empowerment Through Research

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$80,000
2019
Education
for general operating support

Hmong American Farmers Association

1 Grant

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West Saint Paul, MN

$100,000
2019
Mississippi River
to build farmers’ capacity and leadership around the adoption and implementation of water-protecting, sustainable farming practices

Hmong American Partnership

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$300,000
2015
Region & Communities
to support the Transportation and Employment Program expansion designed to meet the workforce development needs of a growing immigrant and refugee community on the east side of St. Paul and the Twin Cities

Hmong Cultural Center of Minnesota

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$40,000
2019
Arts
to support apprenticeships and documentation as part of the Hmong Cultural Customs Arts Program
$40,000
2017
Arts
for the Hmong Cultural Customs Arts apprenticeship program teaching Hmong vocalists wedding and funeral songs

HOME Line

3 Grants

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Bloomington, MN

$300,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support and project funding to build capacity to serve Hmong renters
$75,000
2016
Region & Communities
to build HOME Line's data infrastructure and analysis capacity to better inform and align with stakeholders so Minneapolis renters are more proactively served through coordinated public service outcomes
$150,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Hope Community

3 Grants

$100,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to support arts programming
$150,000
2018
Region & Communities
for Hope’s Community Building and Organizing program to increase community stability, vitality, resilience, equity, and power
$225,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Hourcar

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$100,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$98,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support the build out of a one-way all-electric carsharing service line in the Twin Cities
$25,000
2018
Region & Communities
to develop a business plan for the next generation of a shared vehicle business model in the region inclusive of electric fleet vehicles

Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of St. Paul

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$165,000
2019
Region & Communities
to support the implementation of the Rent Supplement Pilot Program with an array of light case management and other services for eligible lower-income families with children

Housing Justice Center

4 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$250,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to support the Housing Justice Coalition
$150,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$50,000
2017
Region & Communities
for leadership transition/succession and sustainability planning
$200,000
2015
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Housing Link

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Region & Communities
for capital to develop Housing Hub, a new online tool to centralize project based section 8 waiting lists
$100,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support

HUGE Improv Theater

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

Hutchinson Center for the Arts

2 Grants

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Hutchinson, MN

$30,000
2020
Arts
for general operating support
$30,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support

IDEMS International Community Interest Company

2 Grants

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Reading, UK

$431,000
2019
International
Building an extended CoP though an AE hub that bridges science, movement, and practice
$75,000
2018
International
Planning for a hub to bring together Agroecological Science, Practice and Movement

IDEO.org

1 Grant

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San Francisco, CA

$80,000
2019
International
for Envisioning an information system for Farmer Research Networks (FRN) to accelerate Agroecologcial Intensification

Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund

5 Grants

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Springfield, IL

$100,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Illinois Climate Action Table
$200,000
2018
Mississippi River
to build state leadership for reducing nutrient pollution in the Mississippi River, and general operating
$100,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Illinois Climate Action Table
$200,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build the grassroots, research, and coalition building capacity of the Illinois Climate Action Table to transition Illinois to a clean energy future
$70,000
2016
Mississippi River
to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus pollution in Illinois by facilitating stakeholder collaboration and policy development

Illinois Stewardship Alliance

2 Grants

$248,000
2018
Mississippi River
to promote continuous living cover in agriculture systems for improved water quality in Illinois, and for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Mississippi River
to support greater farmland conservation in Illinois

Illusion Theater and School

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support
$100,000
2015
Arts
for general operating support

iMatter

3 Grants

$50,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for enhanced communication capacity of the iMatter program in the upper Midwest
$175,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
for the expansion of the iMatter program in the upper Midwest
$50,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the expansion of the iMatterNow campaign in the Upper Midwest

Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$50,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

In Black Ink

1 Grant

St. Paul, MN

$40,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support

In Progress

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$50,000
2019
Arts
for the NEXUS Professional Artist Development Program
$75,000
2017
Arts
for the Nexus Professional Artist Development Program
$50,000
2015
Arts
to provide quality digital arts training and mentorship for self-taught artists of color living in the Twin Cities

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre

3 Grants

$100,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$100,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support
$100,000
2015
Arts
for general operating support

Inclusive Development International

2 Grants

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Asheville, NC

$140,000
2018
International
to support the Follow the Money project to support communities impacted by harmful investments defend their land and resource rights
$50,000
2018
International
to support IDI’s Follow the Money Southeast Asia program

Inclusive Prosperity Capital

1 Grant

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Rocky Hill, CT

$395,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Midwest expansion of clean energy financing and explore the creation of a green bank in Minnesota

Independent School District 286, Brooklyn Center

1 Grant

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Brooklyn Center, MN

$2,400,000
2015
Education
for continued implementation of the Pathway Schools Initiative

Indigenous Peoples Task Force

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to support establishment of the Mikwanedun Audisookon Center for Art and Wellness, which will enhance capacity to provide a wraparound spectrum of programming that improves American Indian's quality of life and economic opportunity
$25,000
2017
Mississippi River
to support the creation of a floating lodge, an Ojibwe-style pontoon, that will be used as an artistic, cultural, and educational tool on the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers

Indigenous Roots

3 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$100,000
2020
Arts
to support the capital campaign
$90,000
2019
Arts
to support Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center as they provide culturally significant economic and community development resources for artists, culture-bearers, and creative entrepreneurs on the East Side of St. Paul
$40,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

Initiative Foundation

4 Grants

$3,000,000
2020
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for general operating support
$150,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support economic diversification and development in central Minnesota
$200,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance economic diversification and development in central Minnesota
$3,000,000
2016
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for general operating support

Inquilinxs Unidxs Por Justicia United Renters for Justice

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$450,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating and program/project support
$100,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$140,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles

1 Grant

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

$390,000
2018
International
Bambara Nut Farmer Research Network, institutionalizing farmer-researcher cooperation to increase research relevance and positive impacts for female farmers
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