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The Northwest Minnesota Foundation (NMF) is pleased to announce that Karen White has been selected as Vice President for Programs. White is the second person to hold this position since NMF was established in 1986 to help vitalize Northwest...
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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...
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...
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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
A foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports charitable activities in order to serve the common good. Foundations are often created with endowments"”money given by individuals, families or corporations.
Most grants awarded by foundations and corporate giving programs can be categorized as one of two types:
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.