The Minneapolis Foundation (MN)

The Minneapolis Foundation is a statewide center for philanthropy, where Minnesotans make a difference every day.

Founded in 1915, The Minneapolis Foundation is one of the nation's oldest and largest community foundations. The foundation has helped generations of Minnesotans create a charitable legacy and are invested in the future of our community.

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$710,631,840 - 2007-03-31

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Recent News from Minneapolis Foundation

Events announced for Peoples Bank Theatre
Foundation: Hearst Foundation , Minneapolis Foundation

Additional support is provided by the Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Heritage Foundation Grants Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation for Manhu. Funding for Sofi...more

Think Systemically, Act Locally: Who's Backing This Push to Build Community Wealth?
Foundation: NoVo Foundation, Surdna Foundation , Minneapolis Foundation

These are heady times for local and regional giving. Although national funders coming out of places like New York and the Bay Area command the most attention, growing philanthropic wealth can be...more

The Big Shift: A City's Philanthropic Landscape Shows Us Where the Money Is
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

“We've broken $100 million for the first time in the foundation's history,” said R.T. Rybak, Minneapolis Foundation's president and CEO. “That's up 33 percent from last year and more than...more

The Minneapolis Foundation celebrates record year of giving, raising more than $100 million in ...
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

This preliminary figure represents a 33 percent increase in contributions over the previous year and more than double what the 102-year-old community foundation attracted just five years ago. During...more

Northfield Shares distributes over $62000 in grants, boosts TORCH program
Foundation: Northfield Area Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation

New to this year's process, Northfield Shares set aside the $10,000 from the Ames Fund of the Minneapolis Foundation for a special collaborative leadership grant. The money funded the majority of a...more

The Minneapolis Foundation Launches New Year with Nearly $5 Million in Grants
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

One of the first community foundations in the world, The Minneapolis Foundation brings people together to unite behind common goals and spark positive change in our...more

Make a better world: guide your children, nieces and nephews to giving
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

About 200 foundations across the U.S. include a philanthropy element aimed at young people, according to a 2014 report from the Foundation...more

Local Jobs, Local Funders: What a Regional Workforce Group Is Up To
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation, Saint Paul Foundation

Last year, a national study identified tackling the skills gap between jobseekers and open positions as a fruitful “billion-dollar bet” for...more

The Charity That Big Tech Built
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation has grown to become one of the world's most well-funded foundations. But who in the Valley benefits...more

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