The McKnight Foundation



The McKnight Foundation was established in Minneapolis during 1953 by William L. McKnight and his wife, Maude L. mcKnight.


The foundation seeks to improve the quality of life for present and future generations through grantmaking, coalition-building, and encouragement of strategic policy reform.



The foundation makes grants in support of children and youth, region and communities, the environment, the arts, neuroscience research, and selected international efforts.


Web Address

www.mcknight.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @mcknightfdn

Facebook - www.facebook.com/McKnightFdn

Foundation RSS Feeds

News - www.mcknight.org/newsandviews/newsroom.aspx

Assets

$2,014,523,000 - 2010-12-31
$2,213,867,840 - 2006-12-31


Giving

$135,182,000 - 2010-12-31
$93,361,643 - 2006-12-31


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from McKnight Foundation


Around the Arts, Dec. 21
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The grant is funded by the McKnight Foundation, and provides financial assistance to artists in any arts discipline or in any stage of their career as...more

UVM sustainable agriculture team awarded $660K in global partnership
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The McKnight Foundation's CCRP program provides research grants focused on ecological solutions and farmer's engagement, along with...more

Register for the Next Step Fund Grant Workshop at the ACCC Arts Center
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The Metropolitan Regional Arts Council's Next Step Fund, funded by the McKnight Foundation, provides project grants up to $5,000 to individual...more

Minnesota nonprofits put a new focus on issues of race
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

Large foundations — such as Minneapolis' McKnight Foundation and the ... Foundations also can't just rely on doling out grants, but must help...more

McKnight Foundation will double down on greener-economy grants
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The McKnight Foundation will announce Tuesday that it's going to double down on its long-standing commitment to a greener economy and a...more

Program aims to boost access to teacher training
Foundation: Initiative Foundation, Knight Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation, McKnight Foundation

Previous grants from the McKnight Foundation and Southwest Initiative Foundation supported planning efforts and the launch of a Future Teachers...more

2009: Minnewaska girls golf win conference
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The Alexandria Area Arts Association received a $20,000 capital expenditure grant from the McKnight Foundation. According to Blake Evert, chair...more

Artist Grants totaling $14000 were Awarded to 14 Artists from the Area
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council has awarded two $1,000 grants to ... Funds are provided by the McKnight Foundation of...more

McKnight Foundation promotes from within to fill new director role
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

She will retain her duties in impact investing, a news release from the foundation said, noting, "This is a newly created position designed to...more

Summit Avenue Music Series presents 'Brahmsfest' on Sept. 16
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

NEW ULM — The Summit Avenue Music Series announceS its 2018-19 ... She recently received an Artist grant, sponsored by the McKnight Foundation. ... of Minnesota through grants from the Prairie...more



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