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 foundations are boosting racial justice work after George Floyd's death
Foundation: Headwaters Foundation for Justice, Minneapolis Foundation

Many are looking internally at how they can reform philanthropy, both by ... The Philanthropic Collective to Combat Anti-Blackness & Realize...more

Minneapolis Foundation awards $500K+ in grants to 40 community groups
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

The grants, which stem from the Foundation's Fund for Safe Communities, are aimed at preventing violence, addressing systemic inequalities...more

Otto Bremer Trust case returns to court Wednesday
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

... and a major source of revenue for the St. Paul-based philanthropy, which has distributed some $400 million to charitable causes across...more

Otto Bremer Trust case returns to court on Wednesday
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

Since late last year, the philanthropy has been caught in a legal tug-of-war ... The bank board filed suit against its philanthropic parent in...more

Minneapolis Foundation awards Fund for Safe Communities grants
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

Chanda Smith Baker is the vice president of community impact at The Minneapolis Foundation. submitted. By Carter Jones – Digital...more

The Minneapolis Foundation announces Fund for Safe Communities grant recipients
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

Another round of grants will be announced later this summer, the foundation said. Advertisement. "Violence is a problem that has always been...more

Minnesota foundations unite to push for racial justice and change philanthropy
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

More than 20 foundations and philanthropic organizations across ... to reform philanthropy, denounce racism and raise $25 million for...more

Small Minneapolis nonprofits awash in donations post-protests are scaling up
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

The Lake Street Council and West Broadway Coalition also recently got grants from the Greater Twin Cities United Way, the Minneapolis...more

Business People: UnitedHealth, Minneapolis Foundation commit to fund COVID-19 care
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

The Minneapolis Foundation announced that it has awarded $452,330 in grants from its OneMPLS Fund in support of regional efforts to address...more

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Hennepin County, MN

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