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Our programs seek to expand opportunity for low-income people so they can gain the tools and supports needed to lead self-determined lives and join the economic mainstream.
We deploy an array of grantmaking and social investing tools – usually in partnership with nonprofit, public, private and philanthropic organizations – to address society’s most intractable problems.
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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 supports efforts to build, elevate and support local chambers of commerce to advance
This 2-year grant provides project support to National Arts Strategies’ (NAS) expansion of Creative Placemaking for technical support to be utilized across all its leadership development programs.
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
Catholic Charities provides service to people in need, advocates for justice in social structures, and calls the entire church and other people of good will to do the same.
California’s community colleges comprise the nation’s largest higher education system with 114 community colleges serving 2.1 million students. This grant builds the capacity of the California
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.
The foundation serves California’s 110 community colleges, providing resource development and advancement, program and grant management, system-wide purchasing, financial services, information-tech
The foundation supports the work and mission of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, which is an organization of businesses working to advance their community.
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.
The national nonprofit organization provides capital to economically disadvantaged areas through a network of lending partners, investors and contributors.
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