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International Potato Center

1 Grant

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Lima, Peru

$180,000
2017
International
for the project, Understanding Potato Seed Degeneration in Ecuador

International Rivers Network

1 Grant

$350,000
2017
International
to support work on defending the livelihoods and rights of Mekong communities impacted by hydropower development and inform decisions on future projects

Interstate Renewable Energy Council

2 Grants

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Albany, NY

$225,000
2019
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the Interstate Renewable Energy Council’s (IREC) continued leadership on engagement in interconnection and grid modernization reforms in Minnesota
$225,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support Minnesota’s clean energy policy and carbon reduction goals through expertise on interconnection, grid modernization, and community solar

Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance

2 Grants

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Ankeny, IA

$240,000
2018
Mississippi River
to identify and implement solutions to scaling up the agriculture conservation practices identified in the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy, and for general operating support
$120,000
2016
Mississippi River
to support outreach efforts that increase water quality conservation practices that will further the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy

Iowa Association of Soil Conservation District Commission

2 Grants

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Des Moines, IA

$100,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$110,000
2017
Mississippi River
to provide leadership for Iowa conservation districts to implement source water protection measures on crop fields

Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement

2 Grants

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Des Moines, IA

$240,000
2018
Mississippi River
to reduce water pollution from Iowa’s animal agriculture, and for general operating support
$120,000
2016
Mississippi River
to reduce water pollution from Iowa’s animal agriculture

Iowa Environmental Council

6 Grants

$200,000
2020
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$200,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$500,000
2018
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$129,000
2017
Mississippi River
to improve water quality in Iowa
$200,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
for general operating support
$200,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support the RE-AMP Iowa Clean Energy State Table solar campaign

Iowa Interfaith Power and Light

1 Grant

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Des Moines, IA

$100,000
2016
Midwest Climate & Energy
to provide support for the climate and energy program in Iowa

Iowa Rivers Revival

2 Grants

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Des Moines, IA

$200,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$130,000
2016
Mississippi River
to provide training and education on the benefits of river restoration and to support an Iowa river restoration program

Iowa State University Foundation

2 Grants

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Ames, IA

$400,000
2019
Mississippi River
to accelerate the adoption of prairie strips on farms for better water quality
$140,000
2016
Mississippi River
to accelerate the adoption of prairie strips that can reduce nutrient pollution from farm fields

IPM Institute of North America

1 Grant

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Madison, WI

$450,000
2018
Mississippi River
to activate agricultural retailers as champions for reducing nitrogen and phosphorus runoff from farms in the Mississippi River basin, and for general operating support

ISAIAH

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$50,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support increased planning on affordable housing work particularly in suburban communities along transit corridors

Isuroon

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$200,000
2019
Education
to increase engagement of Somali families in advocating for and effecting education system reform, and for general operating support

Izaak Walton League of America Minnesota Division

2 Grants

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St. Paul, MN

$300,000
2018
Mississippi River
to expand local, watershed-based citizen initiatives to clean up waters in the Upper Mississippi river basin, and for general operating support
$50,000
2017
Mississippi River
to pilot and develop local, watershed-based citizen initiatives in the Upper Mississippi River basin

Japan International Volunteer Center

1 Grant

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Tokyo, Japan

$125,000
2017
International
to support community forest and natural resource management in Savannakhet, Lao P.D.R

Jewish Community Action

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$100,000
2016
Region & Communities
to work with allies to build a grassroots organizing and public education effort to complement efforts around regional housing policy and planning

Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas

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Minneapolis, MN

Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation

2 Grants

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Elizabeth, IL

$100,000
2018
Mississippi River
to create a regional conservation plan in Northwest Illinois that targets the use of permanent land retirement in priority watersheds to reduce agricultural pollution
$50,000
2017
Mississippi River
to create a conservation plan for Northwest Illinois that targets permanent land conservation and other interventions to reduce agricultural pollution

Jungle Theatre

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

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

Juxtaposition

6 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
$150,000
2020
Arts
for general operating support
$150,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support
$300,000
2017
Region & Communities
for demolition of a structurally unsound potentially hazardous building to launch a capital campaign for a cultural and economic social enterprise campus in north Minneapolis
$1,000,000
2017
Other Grantmaking
to support a capital expansion of the Juxtaposition campus and facilities
$150,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

Kaddatz Galleries

2 Grants

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Fergus Falls, MN

$30,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$30,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

Kansas State University

1 Grant

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Manhattan, KS

$33,000
2017
International
Strengthening Agro Ecological Intensification and Farmer Research Network Participation at the Sorghum in the 21st Century Global Conference

Katha Dance Theatre

2 Grants

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Crystal, MN

$90,000
2018
Arts
for general operating support and matching funds for increased staff
$40,000
2016
Arts
for general operating support

Kentucky Waterways Alliance

1 Grant

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Louisville, KY

$119,000
2017
Mississippi River
to increase wetlands and reduce agricultural pollution in Kentucky in order to improve Mississippi River water quality

Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization

4 Grants

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Nairobi, Kenya

$300,000
2020
International
Enhancing Agro-ecological Intensification through targeted integration of legume-based interventions in diverse farming systems in Western Kenya
$120,000
2017
International
Finger millet - Legume integration for improved soil health and increased productivity in western Kenya and eastern Uganda
$450,000
2017
International
Multipurpose legumes and management strategies for reinvigorating and maintaining the health and productivity of smallholder mixed farming systems
$300,000
2017
International
Towards integrating Geo-spatial tools and techniques in agricultural research

Kulture Klub Collaborative

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$50,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

l’Institut d’Economie Rurale

2 Grants

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Bamako, Mali

$280,000
2019
International
Intensifying Fonio Farming in Diverse Agro-ecological Systems in Mali
$310,000
2018
International
Widening the window for crop-livestock intensification by combining quality grains and crop residues for improving smallholder farmers’ livelihood in Mali

Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance

2 Grants

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Red Wing, MN

$200,000
2018
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$100,000
2016
Mississippi River
for general operating support

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation

2 Grants

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New Orleans, LA

$125,000
2018
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$220,000
2016
Mississippi River
for general operating support

Lake Region Arts Council

2 Grants

$120,000
2019
Arts
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$120,000
2017
Arts
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists

Lake Street Council

5 Grants

$100,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
to support the East Lake Business Reopening Fund
$165,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$50,000
2017
Midwest Climate & Energy
to engage Twin Cities small business voices in policies that advance cost-effective clean energy and energy efficiency programs
$390,000
2017
Region & Communities
to support the Midtown Working Group's goal of re-positioning Lake Street's Midtown area as a diverse, dense, and dynamic destination for residents, visitors, and businesses by leveraging significant public and private investments
$110,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Land Bank Twin Cities

2 Grants

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St. Anthony, MN

$500,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and to support the Prosperity Possible Campaign
$500,000
2017
Region & Communities
for leveraging debt sources for site acquisition for creation or preservation of affordable housing, and for general operating support

Land Stewardship Project

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2020
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$400,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$256,000
2017
Mississippi River
for general operating support

Lanesboro Arts Center

2 Grants

$90,000
2019
Arts
for general operating support
$90,000
2017
Arts
for general operating support

Latin American Council of Social Sciences

1 Grant

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Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina

$400,000
2018
International
Regional Research, Training, and Practices Program on small farming agroecological system

Latino Economic Development Center

5 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$77,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support, and to help cover costs associated with CARES Act funding
$185,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support, and for project support to help build organizational capacity
$75,000
2018
Region & Communities
to support LEDC Stabilization Plan and transition to new leadership
$80,000
2017
Region & Communities
for general operating support and an organizational capacity building project
$75,000
2016
Region & Communities
to support the development of the Wirth Cooperative Grocery in north Minneapolis

Latino Youth Development Collaborative-LYDC

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2019
Education
for general operating support

Lewis and Clark Community College

1 Grant

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Godfrey, IL

$300,000
2018
Mississippi River
to develop tracking and assessment tools that facilitate targeted investments in land and water conservation practices

Lexicon of Sustainability

1 Grant

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Petaluma, CA

$190,000
2018
Mississippi River
to create a multi-stakeholder storytelling project about causes and solutions to pollution in the Crow River, a tributary to the Mississippi in Minnesota

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources

5 Grants

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Lilongwe, Malawi

$50,000
2020
International
LUANAR Connectivity Improvement project
$310,000
2019
International
Strengthening farmer-managed seed systems for improved seed quality and access to preferred varieties in Malawi
$35,000
2019
International
for Applying participatory decision-making processes to support smallholder farmers actions for nutrition-sensitive and sustainable local agri-food systems
$300,000
2018
International
Agroecology hub for scaling out agro-ecological intensification in maize-legume systems in Malawi
$475,000
2018
International
Farmer research networks and multi environmental trials for improving soil health, productivity of maize-legume farming systems, and livelihoods

Literacy Minnesota

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$90,000
2018
Education
to equip parents as educational advocates for children at the school, district, and state levels, and for general operating support

Little Earth Residents Association

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Little Village Environmental Justice Organization

1 Grant

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Chicago, IL

$100,000
2018
Midwest Climate & Energy
to build the capacity of environmental justice groups in the Midwest region

Living Cities

3 Grants

$250,000
2019
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$250,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general operating support
$700,000
2016
Region & Communities
for general operating support

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

6 Grants

$2,400,000
2019
Region & Communities
to help people thrive in the places they love by accelerating affordable housing production/preservation and advancing equitable economic development and family financial stability, and for general operating support
$525,000
2018
Region & Communities
for general, program, and capacity building support to expand and implement Duluth LISC’s integrated housing, economic/community revitalization, workforce, and asset building strategies
$10,000
2018
MN Initiative Foundations/Rural
for Creative Start-ups, a creative business sector accelerator for minority entrepreneurs in and around Duluth
$2,000,000
2017
Region & Communities
to integrate real estate investment, equitable economic development, and family financial stability to create economically vibrant and healthy neighborhoods across the region
$70,000
2016
Region & Communities
for The Turning the Corner Project (TCP), to work in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank System to research tracking neighborhood change, tipping points, and new analytic methods to identify neighborhoods at greater risk of displacement
$360,000
2016
Region & Communities
for program and operating support to implement Duluth LISC's integrated community revitalization, housing, and asset building strategies

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

1 Grant

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London, United Kingdom

$40,000
2019
International
for Applying participatory decision-making processes to support smallholder farmers' actions for nutrition-sensitive and sustainable local agri-food systems

Louisiana Environmental Action Network

2 Grants

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Baton Rouge, LA

$375,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$150,000
2017
Mississippi River
for general operating support

Lower Ninth Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development

2 Grants

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New Orleans, LA

$300,000
2018
Mississippi River
for general operating support
$140,000
2016
Mississippi River
to build community support for coastal restoration programs in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward community

Lower Phalen Creek Project

1 Grant

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St. Paul, MN

$350,000
2019
Region & Communities
to design and build Wakan Tipi Center at Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary and create a $1 million operating reserve for the Center
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