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The Role of Investments 101

Learn how the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation deploys values-aligned practices to manage our investment portfolio.

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Residents Share Perceptions of Living in Saint Paul & the East Metro

The third volume of the East Metro Pulse collects responses from more than 3,100 residents on the health and vitality of Dakota, Ramsey and Washington counties.

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Why I Partner with a Community Foundation

Attorney Jacqui Dorsey shares five reasons she values her work with the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation.

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How to Donate Crops and Other Farm Assets

Learn how giving crops, farm equipment or livestock can allow farmers to support nonprofits they care about.

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How to Partner with the Foundation to Support Your Nonprofit Clients

Learn audit director Cathy Lydon’s tips for fellow advisors when working with nonprofits.

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Redefining What Equity Looks Like

Entrepreneur and Foundation Board Member Alex West Steinman is embracing equity and accessibility with her work.

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The Gift of Cryptocurrency

Here’s how to make virtual currency part of your charitable giving plan.

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Honoring Kao Ly Ilean Her's Legacy

Hnub Tshiab - Hmong Women Achieving Together honors one of its founders by establishing an endowment fund.

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Stories From Across Minnesota: Caring for Community

Jessica Lee Velasco is a mother, advocate, leader, organizer and activist who uses her platform to engage, encourage and empower her community in Worthington, Minnesota.

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How Gifts of Retirement Assets Can Support Your Nonprofit

Learn how your nonprofit can work with donors to establish a charitable remainder trust that will support your organization for years to come.

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Foundation Becomes Principles for Responsible Investment Signatory

The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation is the first community foundation in the United States to join the world’s leading responsible investment proponent.

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Changing the Way One Community Looks at Race

Educator and performer T. Mychael Rambo educates and inspires youth and police in Hibbing, Minnesota.

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Three Benefits of Donating Real Estate

Charitable contributions of real estate are a great way to give back to causes you care about. Here are three benefits to giving real estate.

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Stories From Across Minnesota: A Legacy of Giving in Hutchinson

The I. J. Burich Family Foundation was created by Irvin Joseph and Mary Burich to carry out their philanthropic commitment to the city of Hutchinson and McLeod County.

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Disruptions in Child Care Access Continue

Marnie Werner, Vice President, Research & Operations at the Center for Rural Policy & Development, shares insight on the childcare shortage in Minnesota.

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First U.S. Community Foundation to Join World’s Leading Responsible Investment Proponent

The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation becomes the first U.S. based community foundation signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment.

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