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The Charitable Gift of Life Insurance
The Charitable Gift of Life Insurance

Create a charitable legacy by donating a gift of life insurance.

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How to Turn Your Board Members Into Your Biggest Advocates
How to Turn Your Board Members Into Your Biggest Advocates

Nonprofit Strategies Manager Beth McCray shares her tips for recruiting and engaging nonprofit board members.

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Dudley Edmondson Sheds Light on a Fellow Photographer
Dudley Edmondson Sheds Light on a Fellow Photographer

Dudley Edmondson is best known for photography depicting his love for nature, but for his most recent project, he decided to take on a human subject, Walter Griffin.

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Immortalizing Moments with Artist Thai Phan-Quang
Immortalizing Moments with Artist Thai Phan-Quang

For Art In This Present Moment, Thai Phan-Quang uses his passions for skateboarding and photography to create an innovative project using photo graffiti.

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Foundations Announce Community Grants
Foundations Announce Community Grants

Grants support Minnesota nonprofits promoting healthy communities, families and individuals through critical support services, the arts, education and empowerment.

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Suzanne Victoria Cross: Exploring Her Story to Help Others
Suzanne Victoria Cross: Exploring Her Story to Help Others

In her theatrical one woman piece, This is How We Stand, Suzanne Victoria Cross explores the ideals of empathy and understanding through storytelling and movement.

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Sharon Day and Sir Curtis Kirby III Honor Loved Ones through Art
Sharon Day and Sir Curtis Kirby III Honor Loved Ones through Art

Grandmother Sharon Day and her grandson Sir Curtis Kirby III honor loved ones who have passed on by doing a series of ofrendas celebrating the lives they lived.

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Red Wing College Promise Program Offers Free Tuition to Local Youth
Red Wing College Promise Program Offers Free Tuition to Local Youth

The Jones Family Foundation makes an impact on students in the city of Red Wing by providing free tuition.

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Taking a Deeper Look at Our Grantmaking
Taking a Deeper Look at Our Grantmaking

Senior Vice President of Community Impact Anil Hurkadli reflects on how the Foundation’s grantmaking has made an impact in 2022.

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We Did Not Ignore the Comments
We Did Not Ignore the Comments

The Foundation’s Chief Marketing Officer responds to colorblind comments on social media.

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2022 Year In Review
2022 Year In Review

2022 was a hybrid year for many of us. The Foundation adapted to new challenges and expanded the way we support nonprofits with our grantmaking and our donors with their giving.

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Foundation Announces New Board Members
Foundation Announces New Board Members

Join us in welcoming Nausheena Hussain, Richard Senese, Ph.D., and Bo Thao-Urabe to our board of directors.

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Indigo: A Music, Dance and Video Project
Indigo: A Music, Dance and Video Project

Indigo is a Hmong girl group created by Lucy Vang, Nancy Thor and Alexis Vang, whose goal is to shine light on their community through music and dance.

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Chief Buffalo Memorial Mural
Chief Buffalo Memorial Mural

The Chief Buffalo Memorial Mural in Duluth visually tells the story of a community and the descendants of Chief Buffalo, remembered as a prominent figure in northern Minnesota.

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Real Estate Donation Offers One Donor New Ways to Support Human Rights
Real Estate Donation Offers One Donor New Ways to Support Human Rights

Learn how fundholder Dick Senese turned his property into gifts for his favorite causes with a real estate donation to his donor advised fund.

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Top 5 Reasons to Partner with a Community Foundation
Top 5 Reasons to Partner with a Community Foundation

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

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