All Grants

ACES (Athletes Committed to Educating Students)aaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$7,000
Funding supported bringing ACES to the Jerry Gamble Boys & Girls Club in North Minneapolis by providing targeted math and social-emotional skill development through the lens of sports.
www.aces4kids.org


Aliaaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$60,000
Funding supported development of two Wellbeing Guidebooks, written through an anti-racism equity lens, designed to support wellbeing for caregivers in professional settings and in family settings as they navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic.
www.aliainnovations.org


American Swedish Institute (ASI)aaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$5,400
Funding supported general operations at ASI.
www.asimn.org


Augsburg Universityaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$20,000
Funding supported the Minnesota Urban Debate League programming.
www.augsburg.edu


Banyan Communityaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$15,000
Funding supported general operations to develop youth in grades K through eighth through after-school and summer enrichment programming.
www.banyancommunity.org


BARR Centeraaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$130,000
Funding supported general operations to develop and scale the BARR model in elementary schools.
www.barrcenter.org


BestPrepaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$10,000
Funding supported the eMentors mentoring program that connects students with adult volunteer mentors via email, providing workplace and career skills that will help guide them toward future successes.
www.bestprep.org


Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Citiesaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$425,000
Funding supported the Realizing Potential campaign to purchase and renovate a new permanent home in North Minneapolis, as well as general operations to provide services to young people by creating and supporting mentor matches.
www.bigstwincities.org


Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Citiesaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$50,000
Funding supported Beyond School Walls, a one-on-one mentoring program where children receive the support and tools they need to become successful, independent adults.
www.bigstwincities.org


Black Men Teachaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$25,000
Funding supported capacity building to increase the number of Black male educators in Twin Cities elementary schools.
www.blackmenteachtc.org


Bolder Optionsaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$50,000
Funding supported general operations to improve long-term academic outcomes for youth.
www.BolderOptions.org


Business for Social Responsibilityaaaaaaaaaaaa

San Francisco, CA
$40,000
Funding supported the Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking (GBCAT), which is a business-led initiative focused on combatting modern slavery in global supply chains.
www.bsr.org


Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking (BEST)aaaaaaaaaaaa

Seattle, WA
$37,500
Funding provided general operating support to better align and equip business leaders in the fight against human trafficking.
www.bestalliance.org


Charities Review Councilaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$16,000
Funding supported general operations to promote accountability standards for nonprofits, building the capacity and strength of the nonprofit community, and building trust among donors.
www.smartgivers.org


Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP)aaaaaaaaaaaa

New York, NY
$15,000
Funding supported CECP’s mission to draw together and inspire senior executives of the world’s leading companies to achieve unprecedented progress on societal challenges while driving business performance.
www.cecp.co


Children’s Theatre Companyaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$10,700
Funding supported general operations.
www.childrenstheatre.org


Children’s Theatre Companyaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$25,000
Funding supported the Neighborhood Bridges program, serving elementary school students by inviting teaching artists into classrooms once a week.
www.childrenstheatre.org


College Possibleaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$60,000
Funding supported general operations, providing services to low-income high school and college students pursuing college admission and graduation.
www.CollegePossible.org


Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI)aaaaaaaaaaaa

Washington, D.C.
$100,000
Funding supported the Foster Youth Internship Program, which provides interns with a Capitol Hill internship experience that develops and launches young people in their professional careers.
www.ccainstitute.org


Constellation Fundaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$125,000
Funding supported general operations by continuing to focus on four key areas: education, employment, health and housing, as well as the annual Bright Night fundraiser.
www.constellationfund.org


Cookie Cartaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$50,000
Funding supported the Youth Employment, Life and Leadership Skill Building program for youth of color from North Minneapolis neighborhoods.
www.cookiecart.org


Cristo Rey Jesuit High Schoolaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$35,000
Funding supported general operations for students attending Cristo Rey, preparing them for success in college and life.
www.cristoreytc.org


DinoMightsaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$25,000
Funding supported general operations for youth development and academic success through mentoring, tutoring and hockey.
www.dinomights.com


ECPAT-USAaaaaaaaaaaaa

Brooklyn, NY
$272,600
Funding supported general operations to protect children from sexual exploitation in travel and tourism, engage the private sector in the issue, and advocate for anti-trafficking efforts at state and federal levels.
www.ecpatusa.org


EdAlliesaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$25,000
Funding supported general operations, partnering with schools, families and communities to ensure every young Minnesotan has access to an engaging education.
www.edalliesmn.org


Educators for Excellenceaaaaaaaaaaaa

New York, NY
$25,000
Funding supported general operations of the Minnesota Chapter in a teacher-led movement that seeks to transform teaching into a more dynamic and respected profession by placing the voices of progressive educators at the forefront of the conversations that shape their classrooms and careers.
www.e4e.org/chapters/minnesota


EMERGEaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$15,000
Funding supported the North 4 program, focusing on youth development and work readiness for gang-involved youth in North Minneapolis.
www.emerge-mn.org


FamilyWiseaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$15,000
Funding supported the Bright Beginnings mentoring program, which matches caring, supportive adult mentors with teen mothers.
www.familywiseservices.org


Foundation for the Global Compactaaaaaaaaaaaa

New York, NY
$15,000
Funding supported general operating expenses for vital financial, operational and programmatic support to the United Nations Global Compact Office and its activities around the world. 
www.globalcompactfoundation.org


Friends of the Hennepin County Libraryaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$2,700
Funding supported general operating expenses.
www.supporthclib.org


Fuller Project for International Reportingaaaaaaaaaaaa

Washington, D.C.
$25,000
Funding supported general operations for the global team of award-winning journalists reporting on the issues that most impact women in the U.S. and abroad.
www.fullerproject.org


Genesys Worksaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$25,000
Funding supported general operations for continued growth of the youth and workforce development program that connects underserved students to college and career opportunities focused on skills and technology training.
www.genesysworks.org/twincities


GiveMNaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$15,000
Funding supported the RaiseMN coaching initiative for BIPOC-led and/or -serving organizations, which helps Minnesota communities thrive by providing sector-leading tools and services to advance the mission pursuit of Minnesota’s nonprofit organizations.
www.givemn.org


Global Initiativesaaaaaaaaaaaa

Philadelphia, PA
$50,000
Funding provided program support for the Global Travel & Tourism Partnership (GTTP), which works to raise awareness of career opportunities, including working to overcome resistance of parents to having their children consider jobs in the industry, and to educate teachers and their students on the economic impact of and opportunities in travel and tourism.
www.globalinitiatives.org


Global Minnesotaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$50,000
Funding supported the organization’s mission of promoting international understanding and engagement, including through professional exchanges, foreign policy discussion groups, ambassadorial visits, global socials and a special event focused on human trafficking.
www.globalminnesota.org


Global Rights for Womenaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$30,000
Funding supported general operations, promoting the human rights of women and children internationally through effective, sustainable systemic and legal reform to address violence.
www.globalrightsforwomen.org


Good in the ‘Hoodaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$10,000
Funding supported the Holiday Help program, which added a curbside delivery option for groceries and gift cards to help meet the immediate needs of 1,000 families and 2,500 children during the holidays.
www.goodinthehood.org


Grantmakers for Effective Organizationsaaaaaaaaaaaa

Washington, D.C.
$10,000
Funding supported sponsorship for the 2021 Learning Conference hosted by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations in partnership with the Minnesota Council on Foundations.
www.geofunders.org


Great Northern Winter Festivalaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$15,000
Funding supported the 10-day festival which included the City of Lakes Loppet Winter Festival and the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, as well as original artistic, cultural and ideas programming to highlight the Twin Cities.
www.thegreatnorthernfestival.com


Greater Minneapolis Community Connectionsaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$55,000
Funding supported the Kinship mentoring program that matches individuals, couples and families with youth facing adversity.
www.kinship-mn.org


GREATER MSPaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$75,000
Funding supported general operations to accelerate regional competitiveness and inclusive economic growth through job creation, capital investment and execution of strategic initiatives in the Twin Cities metro area.
www.greatermsp.org


Greater Twin Cities United Wayaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$100,000
Funding supported the response for youth support and family empowerment during the COVID-19 pandemic as the virus exacerbated needs in the community.
www.gtcuw.org


Groves Academyaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Louis Park, MN
$35,000
Funding supported expanding the work of helping emerging and struggling readers by training and coaching K-3 teachers in utilizing the evidence-based Groves Literacy Framework.
www.grovesacademy.org


Guthrie Theateraaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$25,700
Funding supported general operating expenses as the Guthrie Theater engaged exceptional theater artists in the exploration of both classic and contemporary plays, connecting the community members they serve to one another and to the world. Funding also supported its annual gala celebration.
www.guthrietheater.org


Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Churchaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$127,500
Funding supported the Steps of Faith fundraising campaign and the Second Mile programs, in addition to general operating expenses.
www.haumc.org


Hennepin Theatre Trustaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$1,100
Funding supported general operating expenses to help create positive change through the arts by bringing together people, businesses and organizations to create and enjoy cultural experiences.
www.hennepintheatretrust.org


Hiredaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$10,000
Funding supported general operations to nurture purpose and advance economic opportunity for all through individualized employment and career services.
www.hired.org


Hospitality House Youth Developmentaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$40,000
Funding supported the Urban Learning Center, which serves students by providing supplemental, educational after-school services.
www.hhyd.org


Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC)aaaaaaaaaaaa

Washington, D.C.
$10,000
Funding supported the Twin Cities fundraising gala and its efforts to improve the lives of LGBTQ people by working to increase understanding and encouraging the adoption of LGBTQ-inclusive policies and practices.
www.hrc.org/resources/foundation-overview


InnerCity Tennis Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$150,000
Funding supported the annual fundraising event and general operations to provide opportunities to children moving along the tennis player pathway toward high school graduation. Additional funding was given in memory of its Board Chair Emeritus Edwin C. “Skip” Gage.
www.innercitytennis.org


InnerCity Tennis Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$10,000
Funding supported the annual fundraising gala to continue creating opportunities for children to manifest their greatest potential on- and off-court.
www.innercitytennis.org


International Association of Human Trafficking Investigatorsaaaaaaaaaaaa

Clearwater, FL
$40,000
Funding provided general operation support for large-scale anti-trafficking event training and analytical assistance to Florida law enforcement agencies for the Super Bowl.
www.iahti.org


Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation USaaaaaaaaaaaa

Washington, D.C.
$40,000
Funding supported a project focusing on rescuing sexually exploited children and preventing them from being re-trafficked.
www.satyarthi-us.org


KIPP Minnesotaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$250,000
Funding supported the general operations of KIPP Minnesota public schools, including KIPP North Star Primary and KIPP North Star Academy.
www.kippminnesota.org


Literacy Matters Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$75,000
Funding supported general operations for the Mighty Doodle tablet-based platform, which provides one-on-one instruction in a multi-sensory format to tailor reading and writing lessons to individual student needs.
www.literacymatters.org


MacPhail Center for Musicaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$16,100
Funding supported general operating expenses and MacPhail School Partnerships to provide access to music learning for K-12 students who face barriers to arts participation.
www.macphail.org


MENTOR Minnesotaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$85,000
Funding supported general operations for capacity building of quality mentoring.
www.mentormn.org


Minneapolis Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$159,000
Funding supported individual assistance funds for those experiencing economic hardship from circumstances beyond their control.
www.minneapolisfoundation.org


Minneapolis Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$252,168
Funding supported individual assistance funds for those experiencing economic hardship from circumstances beyond their control.
www.minneapolisfoundation.org


Minneapolis Institute of Artaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$10,700
Funding supported general operations to enrich the community by collecting, preserving and making accessible outstanding works of art from the world’s diverse cultures.
www.new.artsmia.org


Minneapolis Parks Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$1,100
Funding supported general operating expenses.
www.mplsparksfoundation.org


Minnesota Children’s Museumaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$17,700
Funding supported general operating expenses and the Play for All program, which ensures children living in high poverty have equal access to the museum.
www.mcm.org


Minnesota Operaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$1,100
Funding supported general operating expenses to change lives by bringing together artists, audiences and community, advancing the art of opera for today and for future generations.
www.mnopera.org


Minnesota Orchestral Associationaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$40,700
Funding supported general operating expenses and the Upbeat Program for Young People’s Concerts.
www.minnesotaorchestra.org


Minnesota Public Radioaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$25,700
Funding supported the Next Challenge for Media and Journalism and general operating expenses.
www.minnesotapublicradio.org


Minnesota Zoo Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

Apple Valley, MN
$2,700
Funding supported general operating expenses to connect people, animals and the natural world to save wildlife.
www.mnzoo.org


MN SNAP (Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program)aaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$15,000
Funding supported general operations to provide high-quality, affordable and accessible spay and neuter services to those in need and animal welfare education in the community.
www.mnsnap.org


MN SNAP (Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program)aaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$25,000
Funding supported the annual Furry Tail Ball fundraising event.
www.mnsnap.org


Nomi Networkaaaaaaaaaaaa

New York, NY
$125,000
Funding supported general operations to provide workforce training, capacity-building and market access programs to economically empower survivors and women who are placed at risk of human trafficking.
www.nominetwork.org


Nomi Networkaaaaaaaaaaaa

New York, NY
$15,000
Funding provided sponsorship for Nomi’s annual fundraising gala in the anti-human trafficking field, in addition to general operations.
www.nominetwork.org


Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ)aaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$242,000
Funding supported the NAZ is Working investment campaign and general operations focused on permanently closing the achievement gap and ending generational poverty in North Minneapolis.
www.northsideachievement.org


Odanadiaaaaaaaaaaaa

Flushing, NY
$20,000
Funding supported general operations addressing all forms of sexual violence against women and children, with a special focus on rescue, rehabilitation, and reintegration of women and child survivors of human trafficking in India.
www.odanadi.org


One2Oneaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$25,000
Funding supported general operations by collaborating with schools in developing evidence-based interventions for youth caught in cycles of poverty, violence and racism.
www.one2oneconnect.org


Ordway Center for the Performing Artsaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$5,400
Funding supported general operating expenses to present a wide variety of performances throughout the year.
www.ordway.org


Orphaned Starfish Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

New York, NY
$253,500
Funding supported general operations of programs that provide technology-based education and job training to orphans, victims of abuse, and at-risk youth in Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Philippines, and the United States.
www.orphanedstarfish.org


Our Turnaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$25,000
Funding supported general operations, stipends and internships, and leadership development and training in the community-led movement that champions education equity for all children.
www.itsourturn.org


PACER Centeraaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$50,000
Funding supported the National Bullying Prevention Center, teaching students how to respond to bullying and adults how to react when a child asks for help.
www.pacer.org


Page Education Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$20,000
Funding supported general operations for providing stipends to students of color in Minnesota who are beginning or continuing their post-secondary education.
www.page-ed.org


Park Nicollet Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Louis Park, MN
$25,000
Funding supported the Dr. Allan Kind Infectious Disease Innovation Endowment Fund.
www.healthpartners.com/foundations/park-nicollet


Perspectivesaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Louis Park, MN
$10,000
Funding supported Perspectives’ children’s programs (Kids Connection, PreK Every Day, Kids Cafe, Children’s Mental Health) to increase access to academic, social, nutritional and mental health services for children impacted by homelessness, poverty, lack of equity, addiction and trauma.
www.perspectives-family.org


Plymouth Christian Youth Center (PCYC)aaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$25,000
Funding supported the Capri Theater capital campaign, as well as the year-round out-of-school time program in North Minneapolis.
www.pcyc-mpls.org


Plymouth Civic Leagueaaaaaaaaaaaa

Plymouth, MN
$1,000
Funding supported Music in Plymouth, a free community event presented by the Plymouth Civic League and the City of Plymouth.
www.musicinplymouth.org


Polaris Projectaaaaaaaaaaaa

Washington, D.C.
$125,000
Funding supported a human trafficking data analysis project fighting to eradicate human slavery.
www.polarisproject.org


Positive Coaching Allianceaaaaaaaaaaaa

Mountain View, CA
$7,500
Funding supported general operations to positively impact people of all ages through youth sports in Minnesota.
www.positivecoach.org


Project for Pride in Livingaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$15,000
Funding supported Project for Pride in Living’s Youth and Parenting Services in Family Supportive Housing, which provides children with a spectrum of support for every developmental stage.
www.ppl-inc.org


Project Successaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$200,000
Funding supported general operations to provide students with equitable access to developmental support and experiences that increase their academic achievement and engagement.
www.projectsuccess.org


Propel Nonprofitsaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$50,000
Funding supported general operations for capacity-building services and access to capital to support nonprofits in achieving their missions, including the ability to link strategy, governance, and finance; and to support nonprofits throughout their organizational lifecycle, particularly as organizations navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic.
www.propelnonprofits.org


Reading Partners Twin Citiesaaaaaaaaaaaa

Oakland, CA
$25,000
Funding supported growth and innovation to provide literacy support to low-income students in the Twin Cities.
www.readingpartners.org/location/twin-cities


Relate Counseling Centeraaaaaaaaaaaa

Minnetonka, MN
$20,000
Funding supported general operations to provide quality mental and chemical health services to children and youth in the West Metro.
www.relatemn.org


Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$150,000
Funding supported the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund to support community needs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Digital Learning Fund to provide innovative digital learning solutions to ensure equitable education access for BIPOC students and their families navigating the pandemic.
www.spmcf.org


Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$40,000
Funding supported general operations of the Itasca Project, a regional, employer-led civic alliance focused on building a thriving economy and expanding prosperity for all in the Twin Cities.
www.spmcf.org


San Francisco Museum of Modern Artaaaaaaaaaaaa

San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Funding supported meaningful educational experiences with art as the core.
www.sfmoma.org


Science Museum of Minnesotaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Saint Paul, MN
$5,400
Funding supported general operating expenses to create experiences focused on topics in technology, natural history, physical science and mathematics education.
www.smm.org


Search Instituteaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$202,000
Funding supported conducting the first-ever landscape study of how schools and youth-serving organizations are nurturing developmental relationships with and among youth.
www.search-institute.org


Soldiers’ Angelsaaaaaaaaaaaa

San Antonio, TX
$100,000
Funding supported general operations, providing aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and their families.
www.soldiersangels.org


SPOON Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

Portland, OR
$35,000
Funding supported the Nourishing Russia’s Vulnerable Children project by leading a local and global effort to transform nutrition and feeding for underserved children in Russia.
www.spoonfoundation.org


Sprocketsaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$40,000
Funding supported the after-school collaborative in promoting high-quality programming and social-emotional learning.
www.sprocketssaintpaul.org


Teach For America Bay Areaaaaaaaaaaaaa

San Francisco, CA
$15,000
Funding supported general operations to help grow the movement to eliminate educational inequity by recruiting and developing committed educational leaders.
www.tfabay.org


Teach For America Twin Citiesaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$75,000
Funding supported general operations to recruit, select, train and support Twin Cities Corps members as well as the 10th Anniversary Gala celebration.
www.teachforamerica.org/where-we-work/twin-cities


The Camden Promiseaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$25,000
Funding supported construction of the permanent Farmer’s Market structure.
www.thecamdenpromise.org


The Exodus Roadaaaaaaaaaaaa

Colorado Springs, CO
$15,000
Funding supported general operations to assist in prevention, rescue and care projects for survivors of sex trafficking.
www.theexodusroad.com


The Linkaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$40,000
Funding supports Project Live Out Loud and the annual fundraising event.
www.thelinkmn.org


The Mission Continuesaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Louis, MO
$25,000
Funding supported general operations and the Service Platoon program, which helps veterans who are adjusting to life at home to find purpose through community impact.
www.missioncontinues.org


Thornaaaaaaaaaaaa

Los Angeles, CA
$100,000
Funding supported general operations to build technology to protect children from sexual abuse.
www.thorn.org


Three Rivers Park District Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

Plymouth, MN
$1,100
Funding supported general operating expenses to help promote and sustain high-quality educational programs, services and facilities and further the development, growth and excellence of the Park District.
www.threeriversparksfdn.org


TreeHouseaaaaaaaaaaaa

Edina, MN
$50,000
Funding supported general operations and curriculum expansion of one-to-one mentoring.
www.treehousehope.org


Twin Cities Habitat for Humanityaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$25,000
Funding supported general operations to support their mission to eliminate poverty housing in the Twin Cities through increased homebuyer capacity, financial coaching, and affordable supply.
www.tchabitat.org


Twin Cities Opera Guildaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$10,700
Funding supported educational programming in schools and the Metropolitan Opera National Auditions program.
www.twincitiesoperaguild.org


Twin Cities Public Television (TPT)aaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$2,700
Funding supported general operating expenses to use television, interactive media and community engagement to advance education, culture and citizenship.
www.tpt.org


Twin Cities R!SEaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$45,000
Funding supported call center training for low-income adults, as well as support for general operations to provide career skills training to underemployed and unemployed individuals in honor of George Floyd.
www.twincitiesrise.org


UNICEFaaaaaaaaaaaa

New York, NY
$25,000
Funding supported the Global COVID-19 program to help take the urgent actions needed to prevent the pandemic from becoming a lasting crisis for children across the globe.
www.unicefusa.org


United Negro College Fund (UNCF)aaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$50,000
Funding provided scholarships to African American students attending the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.
www.uncf.org


University of Minnesota Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$660,000
Funding supported the Carlson School of Management’s Driven Campaign and the Minnesota Cup competition — the largest statewide startup competition in the country. Funding also supported the Center on Women, Gender and Public Policy at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Carlson Global Leadership Institute and University of Minnesota Libraries.
www.giving.umn.edu


University of Minnesota Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$75,000
Funding supported the Minnesota Youth Sex Trading (MYST) Project, a mixed-method study at the School of Nursing focused on guiding future sexual exploitation prevention and intervention work across Minnesota, including examination of young people’s assets, strengths and protective factors.
www.nursing.umn.edu


University of Minnesota Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$10,700
Funding supported general operations at Northrop.
www.northrop.umn.edu


University of Minnesota Foundationaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$595,000
Funding supported the University of Minnesota Libraries, and the Carlson School of Management, including the Carlson Global Leadership Institute.
www.giving.umn.edu


University of St. Thomasaaaaaaaaaaaa

St. Paul, MN
$333,000
Funding supported the Dougherty Family College, which provides intensive education services designed to accommodate promising students.
dfc.stthomas.edu


Urban Venturesaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$408,000
Funding supported the Empowerment Campaign, which includes expansion of existing programming and ensuring the future of their facilities with a new early learning center and a new college and career center, as well as general operations.
www.urbanventures.org


VocalEssenceaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$25,000
Funding supported general operations of community engagement programs that promote cultural diversity and tolerance, showcase new music by diverse living composers, and provide positive role models for young people.
www.vocalessence.org


Walker Art Centeraaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$10,700
Funding supported general operations to present contemporary visual arts and design exhibitions, film screenings, and dance, theater and music performances.
www.walkerart.org


Washburn Center for Childrenaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$65,000
Funding supported Keeping Kids Connected Fund, as well as general operations in providing families with access to mental health services, particularly as families navigate the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and systemic racism.
www.washburn.org


Way to Growaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$35,000
Funding supported Way to Grow’s holistic home visiting model, which works to close the persistent academic achievement gap by investing early in the most isolated children and families in Minneapolis.
www.waytogrow.org


Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Centeraaaaaaaaaaaa

Finland, MN
$2,500
Funding supported general operations of this first environmental learning center in the nation to be accredited as a K-12 school.
www.wolf-ridge.org


Women’s Foundation of Minnesotaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$175,000
Funding supported the Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota, which addresses systemic gender and racial disparities, in addition to general operations during the pandemic.
www.wfmn.org


Women’s Foundation of Minnesotaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$125,000
Funding supported the Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota.
www.wfmn.org


World Childhood Foundation USAaaaaaaaaaaaa

New York, NY
$200,000
Funding supported programs to protect children from sexual exploitation. Funding also supported engagement in project coordination and background research for the development of a benchmarking tool to shed light on child sexual abuse and exploitation.
www.childhood.org


World Childhood Foundation USAaaaaaaaaaaaa

New York, NY
$189,000
Funding supported programs in Minneapolis that provide prevention, intervention and supportive services to address issues surrounding the sexual exploitation of youth experiencing homelessness and the annual fundraising gala.
www.childhood-usa.org


World Savvyaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$20,000
Funding supported World Savvy Classrooms in the Twin Cities, combining professional development and consulting for educators with multi-disciplinary projects for middle and high school students that are focused on timely, complex global issues.
www.worldsavvy.org


YMCA of the Northaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$30,000
Funding supported the Mentoring Pathways Initiative that connects hundreds of college student mentors with underserved youth, resulting in positive academic and social outcomes for both.
www.ymcanorth.org


Youthpriseaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$52,000
Funding supported general operations to reduce disparities with and for Minnesota youth by mobilizing and investing resources, advancing knowledge and advocating for change.
www.youthprise.org


YWCAaaaaaaaaaaaa

Minneapolis, MN
$25,000
Funding supported general operations for programs serving children, youth, women and families in the Twin Cities with a focus on those most impacted by opportunity gaps – namely women, girls, people of color and people living in low-income households.
www.ywcampls.org


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