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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

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 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

4 Grants

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Bloomington, MN

$100,000
2020
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$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

2 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

Hourcar

4 Grants

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St Paul, MN

$500,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$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

$200,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$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

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

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

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

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2017
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

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Saint Paul, MN

$40,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support

In Progress

2 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

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre

2 Grants

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

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

$177,000
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

Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement

3 Grants

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93143 Bondy Cedex, France

$95,000
2020
International
Agro2EcoS: Agroecological valorization of ecological sanitation waste
$300,000
2020
International
Agro-ecological management of crop insects: towards a sustainable collective goal for farmers
$300,000
2016
International
LEGUMIP: Adaptive and integrated management of lupine pests in social-ecological agroscapes in the Tropical Andes

Institut de Recherches en Sciences Appliquees et Technologies

2 Grants

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

$290,000
2019
International
Optimizing resilience of rural households to the nutritional deficiencies of children aged between 6 months and 12 years
$95,000
2016
International
Improving the nutritional status of children by increasing the consumption of Cereal and Legume composite flour-based products in rural Burkina Faso

Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique du Niger

2 Grants

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Niamey, Niger

$386,000
2019
International
Transforming Rural Communities in West Africa through Grain Processing, Market-led Nutrition, and Social Innovation
$431,000
2019
International
Exploring new ways of agro-ecological intensification of pearl millet-based subsistence farming in Niger (CATI-Gao)

Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy

4 Grants

$75,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
to create a roadmap for rural community climate action in Minnesota including on-farm solutions
$40,000
2019
Mississippi River
to conduct research and outreach on the policies and economic drivers that impact Midwest soil and water, as well as global economies and ecology
$150,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to continue support of the Rural Climate Dialogues
$175,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage rural communities and rural electric utilities in clean energy and climate dialogues to identify shared priorities

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

3 Grants

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Washington, DC

$200,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to accelerate equitable climate progress via expert intervention and community organizing in Minneapolis and Saint Paul
$225,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance the goals of the Minneapolis Clean Energy Partnership
$75,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to advance engagement on community solar and financing for energy services in Minnesota

Institute for Strategic and Equitable Development

3 Grants

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New York, NY

$100,000
2019
Other Grantmaking
to support the Presidents' Forum on Racial Equity in Philanthropy
$100,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Environmental Philanthropy (InDEEP) project
$125,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support a professional development series focused on racial equity and social justice in environmental philanthropy

Institute for Sustainable Development

2 Grants

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

$75,000
2018
International
Harmonizing the push-pull technology to the local farming practice through a farmers’ research network approach
$200,000
2016
International
Gender and Farmers Research Networking in the Push-Pull Technology

Institutes for Journalism & Natural Resources

2 Grants

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Missoula, MT

$75,000
2019
Mississippi River
to train up to 18 journalists and improve media coverage of the Mississippi Delta/Gulf Coast
$50,000
2018
Mississippi River
to support two Mississippi River Institutes - field-based training programs that will educate journalists about issues impacting the river and its communities

Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts

2 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$45,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$40,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

Intercongregation Communities Association

3 Grants

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Minnetonka, MN

$120,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support the ongoing work of the Blake Road Corridor Collaborative
$30,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support the ongoing work of the Blake Road Corridor Collaborative
$30,000
2016
Region & Communities
to build capacity

Intermedia Arts

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$225,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

International Accountability Project

1 Grant

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New York, NY

$163,000
2017
International
to support IAP's work with communities and civil society groups in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos to strengthen community-led advocacy to influence development finance policy to respect human rights and the environment

International Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$10,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to convene high-ambition Minnesota cities to explore ways they can work together to achieve their energy goals

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics

1 Grant

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Hyderabad, Telangana

$660,000
2018
International
Networking4Seed: Growing sustainable seed systems by learning from experiences across Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger

International Institute of Minnesota

1 Grant

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Saint Paul, MN

$75,000
2018
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support

International Livestock Research Institute

2 Grants

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Nairobi, Kenya

$75,000
2020
International
Improved survey approaches for the CCRP in the Andes, phase II: performing integral indicator assessments
$75,000
2018
International
Improved baseline approaches for the Andean CCRP: towards better assessing the effectiveness of agro-ecological intensification
English