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


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

McKnight Awards $16.1 Million in Q2 Grants
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

The McKnight Foundation in St. Paul has announced second-quarter grants totaling $16.1 million. The second-quarter total include $1.1...more

In southern Minnesota, citizen scientists take on pollution in much-used Cedar River watershed
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

For the last year a team of 50 people, supported by a McKnight Foundation Grant, have been taking weekly measurements in the Cedar River and...more

Leading foundation appoints Indian-American as director of newly created position
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The McKnight Foundation, a Minnesota-based family foundation which gives out some $90 million in grants annually, has named...more

Upcoming Lakes Area Radio Theatre Shows Announced
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

Weatherly has been the recipient of several artist grants including the McKnight Foundation Artist Grant, Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants and Individual Artist Grants from the Lake...more

Nominations open for Unsung Hero Awards
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The McKnight Foundation, a Minnesota-based family foundation, seeks to improve the quality of life for present and future generations. Program interests include regional economic and community...more

Minnesota's Ananya Dance Theatre Selected for $100000 McKnight Foundation Grant
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation

Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Ananya Dance Theatre, founded by Indian American Ananya Chatterjea, has been named the recipient of a $100,000 grant from the McKnight Foundation. The Minneapolis-based...more





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