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.


Web Address

www.minneapolisfoundation.org/

Social Media Links

Twitter - @mplsfoundation

Assets

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


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Recent News from Minneapolis Foundation


Minnesota philanthropy turns to data to identify and solve problems
Foundation: Johnson Foundation , Minneapolis Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Jens Werner has long suspected people in her St. Paul neighborhood didn't live as long as people elsewhere in Minnesota. Now, she has new...more

Community foundation CEO out after top fundraiser's sex harassment scandal
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Ford Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation's founding president, Emmett D. .... Only a third of the foundation's grants have gone to Bay Area...more

Carson Officially Out At Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation

Emmett Carson is officially out as president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF). He has been on paid administrative...more

Closing the Gaps
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

... Mills Foundation, joined TMF in May 2017 as senior vice president of philanthropic services, working with donors to support their...more

Counterpoint: The first word in 'community foundations' still solidly applies
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

We work with individuals, families and businesses that want to make the most of their philanthropic resources. After the horrible school shooting...more

'He could have stopped this': the $18bn charity with a toxic culture
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Ford Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation

But inside the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, which counts ... and the foundation increasingly gave grants not just to local groups, but...more

Inside a Powerful Silicon Valley Charity, a Toxic Culture Festered
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Ford Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation's problems burst into view last month, when the Chronicle of Philanthropy published a detailed...more

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Puts Carson On Leave
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation

Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D., president, CEO and board member of the $13.5 billion Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF), has been put on paid administrative leave as an investigation into the...more

Unni Boksasp Ensemble to perform at 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

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

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Hennepin County, MN

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