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2017 Overview (to date)

Employee Giving Match $83,671
Foundation Grants $2,341,820

  Total: $2,425,491
Grantee Grantee Location Focus Area Description Area Served  
Advocated for Human Rights 330 Second Avenue South, Suite 800, Minneapolis Foundation Grants Support for the Rapid Response to Hate Crimes and Bias in Minnesota Statewide $25,000
in 2017
Alliance for Metropolitan Stability 2525 East Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis Foundation Grants Second year funding to support a partnership between the Alliance for Metropolitan Stability and the New American Academy to advance inclusionary zoning housing policies along the Southwest Light Rail Transit project corridor. Hennepin $84,602
in 2017
CAPI 3702 East Lake Street, Minneapolis Foundation Grants Support of the Temp Workers Initiative. Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington $85,000
in 2017
Casa de Esperanza PO Box 40115, St. Paul Foundation Grants Support of the Fuerza Unida Amig@s project. Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington $100,000
in 2017
Centro Campesino 216 North Oak Avenue, Owatonna Foundation Grants Second year funding to support the creation of training and curriculum that will be used to create networks of Latino leaders to advocate for social and economic advancement in Southern Minnesota. Dodge, Freeborn, Mower, Steele and Waseca $40,000
in 2017
Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha 3715 Chicago Ave. S., Minneapolis Foundation Grants First year support of the Worker-Centered Co-Enforcement of Minneapolis Paid Sick Day Ordinance. Hennepin $70,000
in 2017
Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha 2511 East Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis Foundation Grants Second year funding to support a nonprofit workers’ center focused on providing leadership development to low-wage workers throughout the Twin Cities by supporting the creation of Workplace Health and Safety Committees. Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washingto $60,000
in 2017
Council on American-Islamic Relations Minnesota 2511 East Franklin Ave, Minneapolis Foundation Grants Support for Challenging Islamophobia, Defending Civil Rights Project Statewide $25,000
in 2017
Cultural Wellness Center 2025 Portland Avenue South, Minneapolis Foundation Grants First year support for the AABC MN National Black Child Development Institute Interest Group. Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington $100,000
in 2017
Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs 202 E. Superior Street, Duluth Foundation Grants First year support for coordinating Social Services into Duluth's Coordinated Community Response Model. St. Louis $96,216.08
in 2017
Greater Twin Cities United Way 404 South Eighth Street, Minneapolis Foundation Grants Support for Solidarity Minnesota Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington $25,000
in 2017
Immigrant Development Center 810 4th Ave. S. Ste. 204, Moorhead Foundation Grants Second year funding to support the International Market Plaza, a cultural hub of small businesses that are owned and operated by immigrants and refugees in the Fargo-Moorhead community. Cass and Clay $75,000
in 2017
Immigrant Law Center 450 North Syndicate Street, Suite 175, St. Paul Foundation Grants Support for the Community Defense Project. Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington $25,000
in 2017
Islamic Resource Center 3055 Old Highway 8, St. Anthony Foundation Grants Support for Law Enforcement Training about Islam and the Muslim Community Statewide $16,500
in 2017
Jewish Community Action 2375 University Avenue West, St. Paul Foundation Grants Support for the JCA Rapid Response Action Havurah Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington $25,000
in 2017
Juxtaposition Arts Inc. 2007 Emerson Avenue N., Minneapolis Foundation Grants Second year funding to support the expansion of JXTALab Education and Employment. Hennepin and Ramsey $100,000
in 2017
Lakes and Pines Community Action Council 1700 Maple Avenue E., Mora Foundation Grants Second year funding to integrate the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program with a financial education program to teach tax program participants to prepare their own income taxes. Aitkin, Carlton, Kanabec, Mille Lacs and Pine $79,998
in 2017
Mid-Minnesota Legal Assistance 430 First Avenue North, Ste 300, Minneapolis Foundation Grants Support for Legal Aid's Medical Legal Partnership with the Whittier Clinic Hennepin $50,000
in 2017
Minnesota FoodShare Minneapolis Employee Giving Match Foundation match of employee food drive contributions Statewide $83,671
in 2017
Native American Community Development Institute 1414 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis Foundation Grants First year support for the Indigenous Organizational Network. Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington $100,000
in 2017
Navigate MN 2525 E Franklin Ave #301, Foundation Grants Support for the Community Defense Project. Statewide $18,750
in 2017
Nexus Community Partners 2314 UNIVERSITY AVE W STE 18, ST PAUL Foundation Grants Support for the Community Engagement Institute. Statewide, Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington $50,000
in 2017
Nonprofits Assistance Fund One Main St SE, Suite 600, Minneapolis Foundation Grants Support for Civic & Advocacy Training Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington $25,000
in 2017
Nonprofits Assistance Fund One Main St SE, Suite 600, Minneapolis Foundation Grants Second year funding to support Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment’s Building the Sisterhood. Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington $50,000
in 2017
Northfield Healthy Community Initiative 1651 JEFFERSON PARKWAY HS 128, NORTHFIELD Foundation Grants Support for the Growing Up Healthy initiative. Rice $49,575
in 2017

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3/01/2016
Casa de Esperanza's focus on listening and learning allows for change to come from within the community, based on people’s needs and the strategies they develop.

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2/03/2016
Northside Achievement Zone recognizes that education is key to better health and is working with families to ensure that children are on a solid path toward college.

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10/26/2015
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7/01/2015
The Foundation has awarded $1.5 million across the state for creative work to address social and economic influences that affect health.

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