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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...
If you're considering a new or redesigned website for your small family or community foundation, this session is for you.
Description: New to Minnesota in 2015, Public Benefit Corporations are blurring the boundaries between business and philanthropy.
Description: If you’re in the business of making real change by addressing systemic barriers, advocacy can be an important tool for expanding your impact. Join us for a webinar with MCF’s director of public policy and communicati
Description: Changing demographics; radical transparency; real-time data -- our world is rapidly changing, and philanthropy is evolving with it.
Welcome to MCF's multimedia learning hub! Now you can learn about Minnesota philanthropy at the time and place most convenient for you.
Our webinars feature topics for grantmakers and grantseekers. Check out these programs and watch for new ones later this year.
Webinars for Grantmakers
The Nuts and Bolts of Advocacy
If you’re in the business of making real change by addressing systemic barriers, advocacy can be an important tool for expanding your impact.
Description: The style and faces of leadership look different in every community, but the need for strong local leadership is universal and critical for creating vibrant, thriving communities.
The Ron McKinley Philanthropy Fellowship is dedicated to Ron McKinley, a longtime member of the
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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.
Step 1: Research
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
Exploring the MCF website, you will see the term philanthropy used frequently. But what does philanthropy mean?