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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 financial amendment will enable Education Commission of the States to enhance and apply state policies and practices that help students transition successfully from high school into posts
Education Commission of the States (ECS) partners with education policy leaders to address issues by sharing resources and expertise. This two-year grant supports ECS's scaling of develo
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
Education Commission of the States (ECS) partners with education policy leaders to address issues by sharing resources and expertise.
Education Commission of the States (ECS) partners with education policy leaders to address issues by sharing resources and expertise. This grant adds another scaling site to the initial cohort
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 fund provides scholarships to Native American students and supports the country’s tribal colleges and universities.
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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