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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

Dec. 31, 2020
After witnessing growing racial tensions, Twin Cities Academy senior got to work to make things better

Star Tribune

Dec. 23, 2020
The Worst of Times, the Best of Giving

MplsStPaul Magazine

Dec. 22, 2020
We Need To Talk About The Covid-19 Deaths Of Healthcare Workers

Forbes

Dec. 10, 2020
Osterholm's Fund Helps Families Healthcare Workers Left Behind

MedPage Today

Dec. 6, 2020
How to help families of lost coronavirus caregivers

Star Tribune

Nov. 28, 2020
Minnesota churches launch 10-year plan for racial healing, reparations

Star Tribune

Nov. 26, 2020
Worthington's Johnson joins Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation

The Globe, Worthington

Nov. 25, 2020
New COVID-19 fund to aid families of felled POC health care workers

Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder

Nov. 20, 2020
Minnesotans set record for Give to the Max Day, giving more than $30 million

Star Tribune

Nov. 16, 2020
New Minn. fund will help families of front-line workers killed by COVID

MPR News

Nov. 16, 2020
Biden COVID adviser says next two months will be "most dangerous period" in U.S.

CBS News

Nov. 16, 2020
COVID-19 advisory board member Dr. Michael Osterholm on virus surge

CBS This Morning

Nov. 16, 2020
“Art in this Present Moment” Highlights BIPOC Artists in Minnesota
MplsStPaul Magazine

Nov. 13, 2020
Online gallery features 50 artists who created ‘Art In This Present Moment’
Pioneer Press

Nov. 12, 2020
‘Art in This Present Moment’ features right-now work by BIPOC artists

MinnPost

Nov. 4, 2020
Minnesota foundations are boosting racial justice work after George Floyd's death
Star Tribune

Oct. 24, 2020
At 18, St. Paul charter school grad among youngest honored by foundation’s racial justice award
Pioneer Press

Oct. 21, 2020
‘Minnesotans are good, kind people’: Jonathan Capehart and the 2020 Facing Race Awards celebrate anti-racism activists’ work

MinnPost

Oct. 8, 2020
Philando Castile's mom honored for anti-racism work by St. Paul & Minnesota Foundation

Star Tribune

Oct. 1, 2020
East-metro program that helps low-level offenders seal criminal records goes statewide
Pioneer Press

July 8, 2020
Three non-profits create fund for minority-owned businesses in Twin Cities
Pioneer Press

July 7, 2020
Twin Cities Rebuild for the Future Fund awards $2.5 million

Philanthropy News Digest

July 5, 2020
Twin Cities foundation leaders join forces to fund rebuilding efforts after George Floyd's death

Star Tribune

June 30, 2020
Minnesota businesses, nonprofit groups raise funds for distance learning tools

Star Tribune

June 9, 2020
Twin Cities United Way, Minneapolis Foundation, Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation commit to working to transform criminal justice system
Insight News

June 5, 2020
Minneapolis, St. Paul foundations aim at rebuilding, criminal justice reform after riots.
Star Tribune

June 5, 2020
Urgent call to action’: Huda Ahmed to lead collaboration on reforming Minnesota’s criminal justice, dismantling inequities
Sahan Journal

June 5, 2020
Twin Cities nonprofits raise $1.3M for minority-owned businesses damaged in protests
Pioneer Press

May 12, 2020
Community foundation hastening grant reviews to help local nonprofits
The Albert Lea Tribune

May 3, 2020
She asked for $32K to help White Earth elders keep the lights on. Their answer was three times greater.
Detroit Lakes Newspapers

May 1, 2020
A new challenge for Pahoua Yang Hoffman
TPT

April 25, 2020
Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation’s new senior VP of community impact looks forward to new challenges
Pioneer Press

April 19, 2020
Twin Cities relief agencies are bombarded, and some big donors step up to help
Star Tribune

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