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Margaret A. Cargill Foundation will provide meaningful support through long-term relationships with strategic grantee partners to identify and implement sustainable solutions to persistent problems and to explore innovative opportunities within closely defined program areas.

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SMIF awards COVID grants to small towns
Foundation: Initiative Foundation, Cargill Foundation

The Small Town Grant: COVID-19 Response grants are made possible with support from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation Fund at the St. Paul...more

Cargill Foundation gives $4 million to Minneapolis schools
Foundation: Cargill Foundation

The grants will support initiatives meant to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, in the schools through programs...more

As budgets tighten, community partnerships key in arts education
Foundation: Cargill Foundation

Wilson spoke about a grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation that has gone to elementary schools to encourage arts education. The $550,000 grant was announced in late 2015, and is funding a...more

Cargill Foundation announces $4 million grant for MPS
Foundation: Cargill Foundation

The Cargill Foundation will donate $4 million to Minneapolis Public Schools and its nonprofit partner, AchieveMpls, over three years,...more

Grant funds Lutheran school's STEM programs
Foundation: Cargill Foundation

The school, 10600 Bloomington Ferry Road, received a Project Lead the Way grant from the Cargill Foundation. The grant will fund the...more

What's Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies Up To Lately? Helping African Farmers, For One Thing
Foundation: Bloomberg Philanthropies, Cargill Foundation

Over the past few years, the foundation has awarded grants to organizations working in drought-prone regions of Ethiopia, those fighting for...more

Exploring Duluth's elephant in the room: Poverty
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Cargill Foundation

The Community Foundation started the Opportunity Gap initiative in the fall of 2015. In conjunction with the launch, it received a $1.5 million grant...more

Cargill Foundation Partnerships Reached More Than 300000 Children in 2016
Foundation: Cargill Foundation

In addition to funding education programs, the Cargill Foundation contributed more than $1.9 million in grants in 2016 to improve access to...more

Community Foundation allocates funds to narrow 'opportunity gap'
Foundation: Cargill Foundation

Dozens of applications were submitted after the Community Foundation launched the initiative – far more than could currently be funded,...more

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A Toronto-based organization, Youth Social Innovation (YSI), has recently announced two investments that involve Growth Mosaic and MENTORnetwork. The two companies will each receive a $10,000 loan.

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