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Carrie Jo Short assumes new role as senior director, community impact at Minnesota’s largest community foundation.
Minnesota Council on Foundations and Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation award second round of grants from the MDRF.
Minnesota Council on Foundations and Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation award first grants from the MDRF.
Here are some of the steps we are taking to fulfill our purpose to inspire generosity, advocate for equity and invest in community-led solutions during these challenging times.
Get to know Gloria Perez, president and CEO of the Women's Foundation of Minnesota, and learn what inspires her life-changing work.
Get inspired by the inventive ways local nonprofits are engaging and serving their communities during the pandemic.
Take the 2020 Census. Now, more than ever, it is important to make sure your voice is heard and that you are counted.
Minnesota Council on Foundations and Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation Launch $4.4mil Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund for Coronavirus
Here are tips from our nonprofit partners on establishing a successful endowment fund.
Our top priority is the health and safety of our staff, donors, grantees, partners — and the community at large.
Here's how one Professional Advisor helped open 100 funds with the Foundation.
WINGS provides Northfield women and youth with the financial resources they need to fly.
Here are six tips to consider as you think about how your charitable giving could impact your tax returns.
Melanie Hoffert and Nadege Souvenir assume new roles at Minnesota’s largest community foundation.
The Foundation answers some of the top questions your clients are going to ask about their giving this year.
Housing is the foundation for stable families and vibrant communities. We are focused on three key strategies to address homelessness and create access to affordable housing.
Model Cities creates an ideal community for residents like Melkua and Pamela at the BROWNstone in Saint Paul.
Robin Hickman-Winfield uses the works of her great-uncle, Gordon Parks, to educate youth on the importance of narrative change.
The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation predicts the charitable giving trends of 2020.
Legacy letters provide a peek at the past and a direction for the future.
Here are eight tips to start the conversation about charitable giving with your clients.
Tips on how to build and grow your nonprofit endowment fund, from nonprofits with a successful endowment fund
A reflection on eight decades of work to create a just and vibrant Minnesota where all people and communities thrive.
Why establishing an endowment fund is beneficial to your organization’s future.
Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation announces six new board members in 2020.
Linda Turk’s love for her younger sister sparked her to establish a donor advised fund focused on mental health organizations.
Check out our list of philanthropy books, podcasts and Ted Talks for helping your clients achieve their philanthropic goals.
Grants include funding for organizations and programs that elevate the voices and civic participation of communities that often go unheard.
Meet a few of the nonprofit organizations that received grant funding in our latest grant round.
The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation announced that Scott Zastoupil has been promoted to the position of chief financial officer.
Here are expert tips on how to enhance your year-end giving reach and goals.
Donors joined the conversation about mental health at the October 2019 Giving+Together event.
Next time you are looking to host a donor event, check out these unique community spaces in Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
Crescent Cove established financial stability by opening a nonprofit endowment fund.
This list of nonprofit communications and marketing resources can lighten up your workload with minimal impact on your budget.
Establish your nonprofit's long-term revenue plan with help from our digital endowment toolkit.
Urban Boatbuilders uses the craft of boatbuilding to develop academic, 21st-century and technical skills in youth.
The Foundation builds nonprofits’ capacity with access to Catchafire, an online virtual volunteer platform that connects nonprofits with skilled volunteers.
HAFA is a membership-based nonprofit that is created, and led, by Hmong American farmers.
Donors gathered for the latest Giving+Together event to hear from representatives from the Arts Partnership.
Meet a few of our grantees that provide food-related services to the East Metro.
Here are helpful answers to our donors' questions about donation and grant deadlines for the end of 2019.
Check out a few podcast recommendations to enhance your practice.
We’re here to help you and your client meet your year-end goals.
A new team means a more streamlined approach to your diversified portfolio.
Tuleah Palmer and the Rev. Gloria Roach Thomas are recognized as the 2019 Facing Race Award recipients.
Grantees are the Re-entry Clinic at the Mitchell Hamline Law School and SEEN, a project of We Are All Criminals.
The Foundation announced that North Dakota Rep. Ruth Buffalo will be the keynote speaker at its 2019 Facing Race Awards program.
The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation announced that Kedar Hickman has joined the organization as its newest program officer.
Green Card Voices and other nonprofit organizations provide empowerment to immigrants and refugees.
Grants include funding community-informed and -led solutions for programs and services.
Artist Louise Harris is all in when it comes to giving, with a legacy donor advised fund in her estate plan.
Reclaim helps Minnesota queer and trans youth access mental health services.
To ensure your clients are aware of their philanthropic options, here are some questions to ask during your next advisory meeting.
The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation announced that Mai-Anh Kapanke has joined the organization as associate vice president of Philanthropic Services.
These diverse and mission-driven restaurants in Saint Paul and Minneapolis provide an inspiring venue for business lunches.
The Foundation and its donors have granted nearly $2 million to Catholic Charities to address homelessness.
The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation announced that the Saint Paul native has joined the organization as CIO.
Donor advised fundholder Melanie Kleiss wants to preserve Minnesota land and wildlife.
In the spirit of spring cleaning, here are some of our nonprofit grantees accepting non-monetary donations to serve their communities.
Learn how the Foundation helped Minneapolis Parks Foundation steward their endowment.
Program Related Investments support entrepreneurs through the East Metro Job Creation Loan Fund.
In Black Ink shares the absent narratives of Minnesota’s people of African heritage.
This two-day workshop for media professionals helped address negative racial depictions and their impacts.
Panelists discuss championing narrative change in the media at the Truth and Transformation conference.
Data parties inform policy makers, funders and local leaders to champion important issues that affect their communities.
Minnesota’s largest community foundation celebrates an historic milestone.
Learn how we changed our leadership strategy to accommodate new growth.
Report includes responses from nearly 2,000 residents of Dakota, Ramsey and Washington counties.
Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation announces New Board Chair And five new board members.
While researching different options for opening a fund, it was important to Sally and Karen that their sons be involved.
A cross-sector partnership is helping the growing number of people experiencing homelessness in our communities.
Here's how one fundholder donated bitcoin to his donor advised fund.
We spoke with Stuart Bear of Chestnut Cambronne about achieving his clients’ charitable goals.
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