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Institute for Local Self-Reliance

4 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$300,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to accelerate equitable clean energy in Minnesota cities via movement-building, education, and breaking energy barriers
$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

Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture

1 Grant

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Quito, Ecuador

$42,000
2021
International
Participatory baseline study on technical, environmental and socio-economic feasibility of BSF rearing in the Ecuadorian highlands of Canar and Chimborazo

Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts

3 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$45,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$45,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$40,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

Intercongregation Communities Association

2 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

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

International Potato Center

2 Grants

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Lima, Peru

$100,000
2021
International
Improving agrobiodiversity and seed systems research for development in the Andes
$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

3 Grants

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Albany, NY

$150,000
2021
Midwest Climate & Energy
to support continued leadership on interconnection and grid modernization reforms to help Minnesota achieve its clean energy and climate goals
$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

1 Grant

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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

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

1 Grant

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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

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 Rivers Revival

1 Grant

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Des Moines, IA

$200,000
2019
Mississippi River
for general operating support

Iowa State University Foundation

1 Grant

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Ames, IA

$400,000
2019
Mississippi River
to accelerate the adoption of prairie strips on farms for better water quality

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

2 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$150,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$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

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$10,000
2021
Other Grantmaking
to support the production of a commemorative anthology coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the 1920 Duluth lynchings

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

Jugaad Leadership Program

1 Grant

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Saint Cloud, MN

$70,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support

Jungle Theatre

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$100,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

Juxtaposition

7 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$1,500,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for a recoverable grant for capital campaign financing
$150,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
to support JXTALabs, a creative sector youth workforce development program
$100,000
2020
Other Grantmaking
for general operating support
$150,000
2020
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$150,000
2018
Arts & Culture
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

Kaddatz Galleries

3 Grants

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Fergus Falls, MN

$30,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$30,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$30,000
2017
Arts & Culture
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 & Culture
for general operating support and matching funds for increased staff
$40,000
2016
Arts & Culture
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
$300,000
2017
International
Towards integrating Geo-spatial tools and techniques in agricultural research
$450,000
2017
International
Multipurpose legumes and management strategies for reinvigorating and maintaining the health and productivity of smallholder mixed farming systems

Kulture Klub Collaborative

3 Grants

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Minneapolis, MN

$50,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$50,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for general operating support

Kwanzaa Community Church, PCA

1 Grant

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Minneapolis, MN

$100,000
2021
Other Grantmaking
to support the healing work in North Minneapolis through Liberty's Northside Healing Space

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

1 Grant

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New Orleans, LA

$125,000
2018
Mississippi River
for general operating support

Lake Region Arts Council

3 Grants

$120,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$120,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists
$120,000
2017
Arts & Culture
for re-granting programs in support of individual artists

Lake Street Council

5 Grants

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

Land Bank Twin Cities

2 Grants

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Saint 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

3 Grants

$90,000
2021
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$90,000
2019
Arts & Culture
for general operating support
$90,000
2017
Arts & Culture
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

6 Grants

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Saint Paul, MN

$280,000
2021
Vibrant & Equitable Communities
for general operating support
$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
English