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

Recent News from Minneapolis Foundation


Philanthropic foundations support groups advocating on both sides of Minneapolis' policing debate
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation

But Susie Brown, who leads the state Council on Foundations, said philanthropy often funds a broad range of nonprofits that could at any time take a...more

Minneapolis Public Safety Transformation Grants
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

The Minneapolis Public Safety Transformation Fund is a component fund of the Minneapolis Foundation. While the Fund is housed at the...more

United Way addressed emergency, long-term needs during pandemic and racial reckoning
Foundation: Changemakers, Minneapolis Foundation, Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation

United Way provided four rounds of grants to support nonprofits at the frontlines of serving the community, based on the most critical needs...more

RT Rybak, Minneapolis Foundation lead $20M fundraising effort for Lake Street, West Broadway ...
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

The funds, which will more than double the philanthropic outreach to date, will be distributed with the help of local business associations such as...more

McKnight awards $1 million in surprise grants to 10 Minnesota organizations to honor George Floyd
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Bush Foundation, Ford Foundation, McKnight Foundation

Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police sparked unprecedented philanthropy, especially toward groups serving communities of color...more

1 year later: George Floyd's family holds march, rally in his memory
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

Executive director Jacari Harris said the group has received donations from the Minneapolis Foundation, Black Lives Matter Global Network...more

George Floyd's family holds rally, march in his memory
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

Executive director Jacari Harris said the group has received donations from the Minneapolis Foundation, Black Lives Matter Global...more

A Call for Solidarity and Collective Action: Asian American Philanthropy Letter of Intention | AAPIP
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Boston Foundation, California Community Foundation, Central Indiana Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Essex County Community Foundation, Initiative Foundation, Jacobs Family Foundation, Kalamazoo Community Foundation, Liberty Hill Foundation, Maine Community Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Nellie Mae Education Foundation, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Omaha Community Foundation, Public Welfare Foundation, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Rose Community Foundation, Sierra Health Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation, Stanislaus Community Foundation, Surdna Foundation, California Endowment, Chicago Community Trust, Cleveland Foundation, Columbus Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Kentucky Foundation for Women, Minneapolis Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, San Diego Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, Vermont Community Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, William Penn Foundation, Washington Women's Foundation, Whatcom Community Foundation, William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, William T. Grant Foundation, Yakima Valley Community Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Wallace Foundation, Open Society Foundations, California Wellness Foundation, Simons Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy. As Asian American philanthropic leaders, we are outraged and horrified by the racially...more

Minneapolis Foundation Offers Micro Grants to Address Community Trauma and Wellness
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

The Fund for Safe Communities awards grants to local organizations offering healing spaces, art, and wellness activities for Minneapolis youth...more



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