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.

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

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Recent News from Minneapolis Foundation

Frey Foundation's next generation has first-hand knowledge of pressing social issues
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

Flor Treviño Frey brings corporate, nonprofit and entrepreneurial ... is the first third-generation family member to join the foundation's management team. ... Treviño Frey is focusing on long-term...more

After giving out nearly $165 million, a Minneapolis foundation is almost broke and ready to close ...
Foundation: Medtronic Foundation

... to give out its final grants to bring its philanthropic total to about $165 million. ... she said, adding that Allina is increasingly reliant on...more

Drake fire brings flood of donations, but long-term shelter harder to find
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

Late Wednesday, Frey and the Minneapolis Foundation tweeted that the foundation has ... “Five months is a long time to get the grants out,” he...more

Minnesota environmental nonprofits see surge in donations
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

His nonprofit, like many environmental groups, relies more on individual giving than foundation grants. But at the Minneapolis Foundation,...more

Minneapolis fund recognizes efforts to fight climate change
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation

Minneapolis fund recognizes efforts to fight climate change ... of three community organizations for their creative efforts to counter climate change. The Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity...more

After positive results, Minneapolis looks to expand anti-violence program
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

... the 27-year-old Brown had read thousands of books and studied nonprofit management — even as his friends continued his drug business...more

Regulatory burden: Are DEED's accountability measures for job-training programs doing more ...
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

Babington-Johnson, president and CEO of the nonprofit Stairstep .... outlined more training and support of nonprofits in DEED's management of...more

Minnesota announces local grants for census outreach
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

Local and community groups may apply for small grants of up to $750 to ... the Minnesota Council on Foundations and the Minneapolis...more

Northfield Shares grant application season is open
Foundation: Minneapolis Foundation

Every year, Northfield Shares advances its mission by awarding grants to organizations working to enhance the Northfield community. Our...more

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Hennepin County, MN

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Using Crowd-Sourced Technology for Social Good

Using Crowd-Sourced Technology for Social Good

Crowd-sourcing is deemed an effective and useful tool to preserve and protect the earth’s species. As proof, the International Barcode of Life (iBOL) summons citizens around the world to collect samples to assist universities, natural history museums and research institutes.

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