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Values-based Investing: What It Is and How We Do It

Chief Investment Officer Shannon O’Leary discusses how the Foundation’s investment strategy promotes equity.

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Top Five Reasons to Partner with a Community Foundation

Here are five unique benefits of working with a community foundation to reach one’s charitable giving goals.

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Building an Environmentally and Socially Equitable Community

Learn how Board Member Mary Jane Melendez’s passion for giving shaped her career in sustainability and social impact.

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How to Have Conversations About Estate Planning

Tara Mattessich, shareholder at Larkin Hoffman, shares her tips and tricks for discussing philanthropy with clients.

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How the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund Made a Statewide Impact

See the statewide impact and learnings from the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund for coronavirus.

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Response to Derek Chauvin Trial

The Foundation wants to acknowledge the emotional impact that the Derek Chauvin trial has had on our entire community. As such, we are planning to pause our daily operations to create a period of respite.

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Racial Justice IS Climate Justice

Sam Grant, executive director of MN350, speaks to why the path to climate change will inevitably center the intersection of racial and climate justice.

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The State of Higher Education

In this Giving+Together event recap, three nonprofit partners share the importance of investing in higher education to support low-income, BIPOC & new American students.

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Call For 2021 Facing Race Award Nominations

Nominations can be submitted in English, Hmong, Somali and Spanish until May 3 at 3 p.m.

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Three Generations of Giving

Christine Noonan shares how giving has become a family tradition.

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How to Decide Between a DAF and a Private Foundation

Compare the process, benefits and responsibilities of two popular giving vehicles.

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Unlimited Connection

Internet access has helped families in Rice County stay connected during the pandemic.

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Equity Inside Out: Creating an Equitable Work Environment

Nadege Souvenir shares how the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation internally advocates for equity.

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Reflections on Minority Health Month in a COVID-19 World

The staff members of WoMN ACT reflect on the intersection of racial equity and healthcare amidst a global pandemic.

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Lifelines for Families of Healthcare Workers

Here are two ways the Frontline Families Fund is supporting families of frontline workers who’ve died of COVID-19.

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Helping Your Clients Donate Life Insurance

Help your clients build their charitable legacy with donations of life insurance.

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