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A database of grants awarded since 2009, updated quarterly.
With this grant, Pillsbury United Communities is partnering with Hennepin County, Kresge's Health and Human Services, American Cities Practices, and Arts and Culture programs to design a placed-bas
This grant will support ProInspire’s effort to build a community of practice and leadership cohort for CEOs of color in Kresge’s Human Services and Arts & Culture portfolios.
The Arlington Community Foundation uses the power of philanthropy and its role as community convener and catalyst to improve the quality of life in Arlington and beyond. To support workstreams
Working with grassroots communities, policymakers and researchers, the Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy (CEED) conducts studies and provides community education on energy, environment and dev
ProInspire develops leaders at all levels for organizations addressing the world’s greatest challenges. This grant will support the ProInspire Leadership Institute which provides leadership de
ProInspire develops leaders at all levels for organizations addressing the world’s greatest challenges.
This grant will provide support to The Nature Conservancy to identify candidate cities and regions with climate-vulnerable communities that both are exposed to significant flooding and have enablin
The certified community-development financial institution works in partnership with public and private organizations to improve access to high-quality health and elder care, healthy foods, housing
Community Reinvestment Fund, USA is a national nonprofit organization that provides capital to economically disadvantages areas through a network of lending partners, investors and contributo
This three-year grant provides project support to the City of Minneapolis for the Creative Citymaking initiative.
This grant supports Artspace Projects, the Minneapolis-based national arts developer, for the next phase of a field building project launched two years ago in Detroit.
This grant provides general operating support to The Mixed Blood Theatre Company for its Creative Placemaking activities in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood in Minneapolis.
Capital Impact Partners (CIP) is a nonprofit community development financial institution (CDFI) that helps finance and incubate programs and projects that ensure low-to-moderate income individuals
The Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity at the University of Minnesota investigates the ways that laws, policies and practices affect development patterns in U.S.
Project for Pride in Living Inc. is dedicated to empowering low-income people to become self-reliant through integrated services.
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