The McKnight Foundation



The McKnight Foundation was established in Minneapolis during 1953 by William L. McKnight and his wife, Maude L. mcKnight.


The foundation seeks to improve the quality of life for present and future generations through grantmaking, coalition-building, and encouragement of strategic policy reform.



The foundation makes grants in support of children and youth, region and communities, the environment, the arts, neuroscience research, and selected international efforts.


Web Address

www.mcknight.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @mcknightfdn

Facebook - www.facebook.com/McKnightFdn

Foundation RSS Feeds

News - www.mcknight.org/newsandviews/newsroom.aspx

Assets

$2,014,523,000 - 2010-12-31
$2,213,867,840 - 2006-12-31


Giving

$135,182,000 - 2010-12-31
$93,361,643 - 2006-12-31


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from McKnight Foundation


McKnight Foundation Awards $13.2 Million in Q2 Grants
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The Minneapolis-based McKnight Foundation has announced second-quarter grants totaling more than $13.2 million. The grants include nearly...more

McKnight Foundation Awards More Than $8 Million in Grants
Foundation: Barr Foundation , Knight Foundation, Ford Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The Minneapolis-based McKnight Foundation has announced first-quarter grants totaling more than $8 million to fifty-two...more

How Can Philanthropy Help the Working Class?
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

With urban-rural tensions rising, regional spinoffs of Minneapolis's McKnight Foundation offer a model for partnership between the big city and...more

Wrenshall YES! Team receives grant for local climate change mitigation project
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

Team who received a $1,000 grant from the Youth Energy Summit (YES!) Program and The McKnight Foundation. The team will use the grant for...more

Iowa State University STRIPS research project receives grants to expand training
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

The Walton Family Foundation grant awarded the project nearly $359,000 for two years, ending in July 2018. The McKnight Foundation grant...more

McKnight Foundation Awards $33.8 Million in Fourth-Quarter Grants
Foundation: Headwaters Foundation for Justice, Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

In the fourth quarter, the foundation awarded a hundred and fifty-five grants to a hundred and thirty-eight nonprofit organizations working to the...more

McKnight Foundation Announces Quarterly Grants, Impact Investments
Foundation: Barr Foundation , Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The Minneapolis-based McKnight Foundation has announced second-quarter grants totaling $15.2 million to sixty-six nonprofit organizations...more

6 Twin Cities Somali Organizations Receive Grants to Combat Terrorism
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

A nonprofit called Youthprise was founded in 2011 by the McKnight Foundation as a Twin Cities-based funding partner, and it is administering...more

West Central Initiative receives $30000 for education grants
Foundation: Initiative Foundation, Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation, West Central Initiative

This arose from observations by the McKnight Foundation, the Minnesota Initiative Foundations, and the Department of Education that the lack...more

Eight Minnesota visual artists receive McKnight Foundation grants
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

A MCAD staff member finished installing the last McKnight Foundation ... When the exhibitions were cancelled, the number of visual art grants also...more





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