Although originally published in the Spring 1999 issue of Giving Forum, this article written by Joel Hoekstra offers evergreen insight about site visits from a grantmaker's perspective, as well as tips on how to make the best use of this valua
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Medtronic today announced that it will become a founding donor to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, committing $2 million over five years from Medtronic Philanthropy.
The new museum, the Smithsonian...
MCF members represent a variety of diverse funders with varied funding interests.
The Women’s Endowment Fund (WEF), a designated fund of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation’s Jewish Community Foundation, is seeking grant proposals, to fund new and/or innovative projects, programs or services that enhance the lives of Twin Cities...
Step 1: Research
Most grants awarded by foundations and corporate giving programs can be categorized as one of two types:
The Minnesota Common Grant Application Form is designed to help make the grantseeking process simpler and more efficient for nonprofits.
The Minnesota Common Report Form provides a standardized format for a nonprofit grantee to use in reporting to different grantmakers about work it has accomplished
MSCF seeks to fund innovative grant proposals from 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations for one-time grants up to $10,000 that fulfill MSCF’s mission to improve health, enhance well-being, or otherwise advance medical care for Minnesota residents....
Fellows are employed by the Minnesota Council on Foundations and placed at participating foundations for three years.
These four Fellows are employed by the Minnesota Council on Foundations and placed at the Bush Foundation to work either with its Community Innovation or Education team.