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Minnesota Council on Foundations
The Minnesota Council on Foundations (MCF) has selected the 2016 Ron McKinley Philanthropy Fellows. Launched as a partnership with the Bush Foundation in 2013, the Ron McKinley Philanthropy Fellowship prepares high-potential individuals from...
SAINT PAUL, December 10, 2015 — The Otto Bremer Trust, formerly the Otto Bremer Foundation, has awarded $8,447,908 million in grants as part of its most recent grantmaking cycle.
The Otto Bremer Trust is a private charitable trust,...
Fellows are employed by the Minnesota Council on Foundations and placed at participating foundations for three years.
As Minnesota’s population ages, the Finish Strong Funders Coalition for Aging Services connects a wide array of public and private funders dedicated to supporting older adults in the community and recognizing them as im
Today Trista Harris, president of the Minnesota Council on Foundations (MCF), was named to The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s first-ever...
Kicking off a season of good cheer for schools and nonprofits across the Twin Cities, the Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi (RKMC) Foundation for Children today announced 14 grants totaling $1,345,000.
The grants will support schools,...
Event description: How can the philanthropic sector build on current efforts to develop a culture of health and ensure that all Minnesotans have access to healthy food?
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...
***This Policy Was Modified on 12/30/10***
The Minnesota Council on Foundations (MCF) today released its annual rankings of the top grantmakers in Minnesota based on cash grants paid in 2014. MCF’s 2014 annual rankings are based on cash grants paid by funders during fiscal years ending...