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March 22, 2022
The Extraordinary Response of Philanthropy Associations & Networks to COVID-19
United Philanthropy Forum

Jan. 7, 2022
Signs from the heart: Nonprofit increases access for deaf people of color in the Twin Cities
Star Tribune

Dec. 27, 2021
As You Reflect on 2021, What About a Legacy Letter?
Public News Service

Dec. 14, 2021
Eye On St. Paul Q&A: Robin Hickman-Winfield
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Nov. 11, 2021
Twin Cities artist works to 'Preserve' interactions often taken for granted
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Nov. 7, 2021
Welcome signs: Valerie Shirley helps Minnesota’s deaf Muslim community with everyday activities like filling out paperwork — and deeper concerns like understanding their religion.
Sahan Journal

Oct. 29, 2021
Meet the Honorees of the 15th Annual Facing Race Awards
TPT

Oct. 21, 2021
Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation Adds Casey Shultz to Staff
Twin Cities Business

Oct. 11, 2021
Laying the groundwork for equitable traffic-stop policies

Faribault Daily News

Oct. 8, 2021
Facing race with Victoria McWane-Creek
Fergus Falls Daily Journal

Oct. 5, 2021
Leveraging Equity to Defund Hate: Values-Aligned Philanthropy in Practice
Council on Foundations

Sept. 30, 2021
Mold Young Leaders, Share Power, and Acknowledge Injustice: Advice From Foundation Leaders of Color
Chronicle of Philanthropy

Sept. 24, 2021
Crisis responders: the state’s resourceful nonprofits, which navigated a year like no other
MinnPost

Sept. 22, 2021
Post-Census, Minnesotans urged to help more diverse population
Faribault Daily News

Sept. 8, 2021
Ramsey County attorney says he won't prosecute most felonies arising from low-level traffic stops
Star Tribune

Sept. 8, 2021
Ramsey County ending prosecuting most felony cases which started as low-level traffic stops
WCCO

July 7, 2021
Spotlight On: Dr. Eric Jolly, President, Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation

Capital Analytics

July 1, 2021
Billboards across Twin Cities by Augsburg alums promote call for racial justice

Yahoo! News

June 16, 2021
What now, what next: Investing in anti-racism

MinnPost

June 7, 2021
Justice Work Continues Behind the Scenes, Post-Floyd

Public News Service

May 26, 2021
Scholarship Fund Created for Families of U.S. Healthcare Workers and Volunteers Lost to COVID-19

Star Tribune

May 7, 2021
'The View' celebrates AAPI heritage month
ABC News

April 14, 2021
Foundations: Advancing Equity Also Requires an Inward Look
Public News Service

April 9, 2021
Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation seeks nominations for anti-racism award
Pioneer Press

April 3, 2021
A plan to invest more in America from two Twin Cities investors
Yahoo! News

March 12, 2021
A year into pandemic, some efforts to help Minnesota health workers may be here to stay
Star Tribune

March 3, 2021
Community-led digital equity solutions reach more Minnesota students
PR Newswire

Feb. 19, 2021
Grants Emerge for Families Who Lost Healthcare Workers to COVID
Public News Service

Jan. 25, 2021
Resisting diversity could lead to termination
Pensions & Investments

Jan. 24, 2021
After scrambling to help others in a tumultuous year, the outlook for nonprofits in 2021? Dicey but hopeful
Pioneer Press

Jan. 23, 2021
In a tough year, donors came through for Minnesota's charities
Star Tribune

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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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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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What are Non-Cash Assets?

Donating assets like real estate or cryptocurrency can allow you to make a significant impact on your favorite causes.

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Foundations Announce More Than $7 Million in Community Grants

The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation and the Mardag Foundation today announced that they have awarded more than $7 million to Minnesota nonprofits through their latest round of grants.

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Foundation Welcomes Anil Hurkadli as Senior Vice President of Community Impact

Anil, an experienced educator, nonprofit executive and community connector, brings deep racial and economic equity commitment to his new role.

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Stories From Across Minnesota: Preserving Language and Culture

The Boys & Girls Club of the Leech Lake Area serves over 1,200 Indigenous youth ages 5-18. They find ways to integrate language and culture into all of their programming, including through technology.

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Equity On and Off the Ice

Learn how Minnesota Wild President and Foundation Board Member Matt Majka is using hockey to establish diverse and inclusive environments.

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