Northwest Area Foundation




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Recent News from Northwest Area Foundation


The Unusual Northwest Area Foundation, Devoting 40 Percent to Natives
Foundation: Northwest Area Foundation

“The wealth of our region is rooted in Native lands and communities,” says the ... The foundation has targeted three Northwest tribes with venture grants ... building six learning...more

Social Enterprise Initiative organizations selected
Foundation: Northwest Area Foundation

NORTHEAST MN – The Northland Foundation announces nine organizations chosen to be part of the Social Enterprise Initiative, designed...more

3 Things Foundations Can Do About Predatory Lending
Foundation: Northwest Area Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Ford Foundation

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation leads a coalition of community foundations advocating for an end to predatory payday lending...more

Foundation head innovates with logic, optimism
Foundation: General Mills Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Bush Foundation

After decades of volunteering and working in philanthropy, Reedy doesn't need ... Reedy works in one of the nation's more vibrant philanthropic communities, ... executive director of General Mills...more

Northland Foundation receives $500000 to expand and support social enterprise among nonprofits ...
Foundation: Northwest Area Foundation

Northland is one of just three organizations within an eight-state region to be awarded a Social Enterprise System Support Grant. Northland will...more

Eagle Butte women win Bush Foundation grants
Foundation: Northwest Area Foundation, Bush Foundation

The two women, both of Eagle Butte, will have between 12 and 24 months to use their 2016 Bush Foundation Fellowship awards of up to $100,000...more

Foundations have big impact
Foundation: Northwest Area Foundation, Otto Bremer Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation

48 and gave more than $3.6 million in grants in the fiscal year ending May ... Thrivent Financial Foundation & Corporation gave grants totaling...more

MinnPost and VOSD launch joint Knight-funded project to build membership and sustainability
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Otto Bremer Foundation, Brown Foundation, Bush Foundation, Joyce Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation, Saint Paul Foundation

Thanks to a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the organizations will engage in a two-stage process over the next two-plus years:...more

Northwest Area Foundation Awards $3.3 Million to First Nations Development Institute
Foundation: First Nations Development Institute, Northwest Area Foundation

First Nations Development Institute of Longmont, Colorado gains a two-year, $500,000 grant from the Northwest Area Foundation. The grants will fund a research to be used to "uncover emerging...more

A blueprint to end poverty
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Brown Foundation, Joyce Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation, Saint Paul Foundation

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is convening a task force to examine and recommend solutions to homelessness in St. Paul. He has tapped two leaders, Carleen Rhodes of the Minnesota Community Foundation...more





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