Originally written by consultant Barbara Davis as a part of MCF's Guide to Minnesota Grantmakers, "Writing a Successful Grant Proposal" gives an excellent
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Each year the Minnesota Council on Foundations publishes lists of grantmaker rankings to enable grantmakers, nonprofits and the public to better understand who are the largest funders in the state.
What it takes to be a top-notch grantmaker now and for the future.
Step 1: Research
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Here are the most recent issues of MCF Notes, our weekly e-newsletter for the Minnesota grantmaker community.
MCF will introduce a new website shortly after the New Year. More than just a new look with streamlined navigation features, we have redesigned the service specifically to support Minnesota grantmakers.
One new feature we think our members...
By Katina Mortensen
Managing our member networks is a big part of my new role as Program Manager at the Minnesota Council on Foundations. Our networks are consistently named as one of our most valuable member benefits. To ensure...
MCF elected new board officers and directors at our annual meeting on January 13, 2016.
Officers elected for 2016 are:
- Brad Kruse, philanthropy director, Hugh J. Andersen Foundation, board chair;
- June Noronha, ...
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Northeast MN - The Northland Foundation announces a special funding opportunity designed to increase outdoor recreation for youth in northeastern Minnesota—especially those who don’t typically have opportunities to participate. Grants of up to $4...
The Pohlad Family Foundation offers a limited number of fundraising challenge grants to selected nonprofits that have identified goals and specific action plans to diversify their revenue base by increasing individual donations that will support l
The H.B. Fuller Company Foundation is seeking grant proposals that fulfill H.B. Fuller’s vision to prepare young people for the future so that they become productive, successful adults. Grants are strategically focused on two initiatives: STEM (...
Pohlad Family Foundation 2016 Small Capital Grant application period now open
Application Deadline: May 16, 2016
The Pohlad Family Foundation will award a limited number of Small Capital grants in...
The George Family Foundation is supporting pilot projects to help food shelves offer healthier options, underwriting significant organizational development initiatives, and continuing annual operating support to select organizations, in its...