Northwest Area Foundation




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Recent News from Northwest Area Foundation


A wild (but hopefully not rainy) weekend; 'Blood Knot' to open at Pillsbury House
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Brown Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation, Saint Paul Foundation

Although the Whirl's organizer, Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA), didn't get big chunks of grant money it was counting on last ... So Resonance is not just about new music, but new...more

Equity for Native American Communities: Using Mission Investments Alongside Grants
Foundation: First Nations Development Institute, Northwest Area Foundation

The Northwest Area Foundation tends to think of its investments in Native ... Northwest Area Foundation currently has active grants with 18...more

Minnesota is among the leaders in giving to American Indian causes
Foundation: First Nations Development Institute, Northwest Area Foundation, Bush Foundation

Today, that Northwest Area Foundation is trying to make amends, giving 40 percent of its $16 million in annual grants to Indian-led...more

Front Row Seat on Impact Investing: Finding Market-Rate Returns in Mission Investments in ...
Foundation: Northwest Area Foundation

The first in a series of "Front Row Seat" vignettes on impact investing, I'm pleased to share how Northwest Area Foundation has cracked an important investing nut for foundations—finding...more

First Nations Receives $250000 Grant from Northwest Area Foundation to Launch Two-Year ...
Foundation: First Nations Development Institute, Northwest Area Foundation

Longmont, Colorado, Jan. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today announced that it recently received a $250,000, two-year grant from Northwest Area...more

Riverside Community Health Foundation Shifts to Proactive Grantmaking
Foundation: Northwest Area Foundation, Ford Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation

July 15, 2017 Community Foundation Update (7/15/17). Ford Foundation Commits $1 Billion to Mission-Related Investing. April 6, 2017 Ford Foundation Commits $1 Billion to Mission-Related Investing;...more

A Foundation Guide to Investing in Community Development Financial Institutions
Foundation: Northwest Area Foundation, Satterberg Foundation

With the generous support of the Satterberg Foundation, this guide was developed to help board and staff members in the philanthropic sector examine the basic processes of building a relationship...more

Foundation Impact Investing: Progress and Opportunity
Foundation: Northwest Area Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

To me, it's a no-brainer that ALL capital designated for charitable purpose should be optimized to create public good (not just the grant...more

Thinking Bigger About the Future: Welcome our new CEO, Kiran Ahuja
Foundation: Northwest Area Foundation

I'm delighted to welcome Kiran Ahuja as the new CEO of Philanthropy Northwest. Kiran joins the organization at just the right time:...more





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