Uplifting Young People: Education

ACES (Athletes Committed to Educating Students)

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

Augsburg University

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

Banyan Community

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 Center

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

Black Men Teach

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

Children’s Theatre Company

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 Possible

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

Cookie Cart

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 School

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

EdAllies

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 Excellence

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

Groves Academy

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

Hospitality House Youth Development

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

KIPP Minnesota

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

Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ)

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

Our Turn

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

Page Education Foundation

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

Perspectives

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)

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

Project for Pride in Living

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 Success

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

Reading Partners Twin Cities

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

Search Institute

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

Sprockets

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 Area

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 Cities

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

University of St. Thomas

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 Ventures

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

Way to Grow

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

World Savvy

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

Youthprise

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

YWCA

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

Uplifting Young People: Mentoring

Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities

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

Bolder Options

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

DinoMights

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

FamilyWise

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

Greater Minneapolis Community Connections

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

InnerCity Tennis Foundation

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

MENTOR Minnesota

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

One2One

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

Positive Coaching Alliance

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

TreeHouse

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

YMCA of the North

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

Uplifting Young People: Human Trafficking

180 Degrees

St. Paul, MN
$37,500
Funding supported Brittany’s Place Shelter’s services for girls who have experienced commercial sex trafficking or are at high risk for sexual exploitation.
www.180degrees.org

Children’s Minnesota Health Care Foundation

St. Paul, MN
$52,500
Funding supporting the Runaway Intervention Program at the Midwest Children’s Resource Center, which serves sexually abused and exploited runaway youth.
www.childrensmn.org/services/care-specialties-departments/midwest-childrens-resource-center/

MoveFwd

Hopkins, MN
$30,000
Funding provided general operating support for MoveFwd’s services for young people who are experiencing homelessness.
www.movefwdmn.org

Nomi Network

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

The Link

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

University of Minnesota Foundation

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

Women’s Foundation of Minnesota

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

World Childhood Foundation USA

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

Encouraging and Supporting the Vibrancy of Our Communities

American Swedish Institute (ASI)

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

Charities Review Council

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

Children’s Theatre Company

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

Friends of the Hennepin County Library

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

GiveMN

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

Good in the ‘Hood

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

Great Northern Winter Festival

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

Guthrie Theater

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 Church

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 Trust

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

MacPhail Center for Music

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

Minneapolis Institute of Art

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 Foundation

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

Minnesota Children’s Museum

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 Opera

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 Association

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

Minnesota Public Radio

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

Minnesota Zoo Foundation

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)

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

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

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

Park Nicollet Foundation

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

Propel Nonprofits

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

Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation

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

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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

Science Museum of Minnesota

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

The Camden Promise

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

Three Rivers Park District Foundation

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

Twin Cities Opera Guild

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)

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

University of Minnesota Foundation

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

VocalEssence

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 Center

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

University of Minnesota and the Carlson School of Management

University of Minnesota Foundation

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

Special Opportunities

Alia

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

Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI)

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 Fund

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

EMERGE

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

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

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

Greater Twin Cities United Way

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

Literacy Matters Foundation

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

Minneapolis Foundation

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

PACER Center

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

Relate Counseling Center

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

SPOON Foundation

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

Washburn Center for Children

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

Responsible Business

BestPrep

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 Cities

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

Business for Social Responsibility

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)

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

Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP)

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

ECPAT-USA

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

Foundation for the Global Compact

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

Fuller Project for International Reporting

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 Works

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

Global Initiatives

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 Minnesota

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 Women

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

GREATER MSP

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

Hired

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

Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC)

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 Foundation

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 Investigators

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 US

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

Minneapolis Foundation

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

MN SNAP (Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program)

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

Nomi Network

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

Odanadi

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

Orphaned Starfish Foundation

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

Plymouth Civic League

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 Project

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

Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation

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

Soldiers’ Angels

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

The Exodus Road

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 Mission Continues

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

Thorn

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

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

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 R!SE

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

UNICEF

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)

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 Foundation

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

Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center

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 Minnesota

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

World Childhood Foundation USA

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