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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
MPR News

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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Spring Your Giving Forward

In the spirit of spring cleaning, here are some of our nonprofit grantees accepting non-monetary donations to serve their communities.

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Endowing Legacy

Learn how the Foundation helped Minneapolis Parks Foundation steward their endowment.

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PRI Success: Growing XLFeet.com

Program Related Investments support entrepreneurs through the East Metro Job Creation Loan Fund.

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Capturing Our Stories

In Black Ink shares the absent narratives of Minnesota’s people of African heritage.

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Understanding My Narrative

This two-day workshop for media professionals helped address negative racial depictions and their impacts.

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How Does Media Shape Our Community Narratives?

Panelists discuss championing narrative change in the media at the Truth and Transformation conference.

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Guests Learn About East Metro Pulse at Data Parties

Data parties inform policy makers, funders and local leaders to champion important issues that affect their communities.

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Announcing a $1 Billion Giving Milestone

Minnesota’s largest community foundation celebrates an historic milestone.

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Foundation Announces New Leadership Amidst Growth

Learn how we changed our leadership strategy to accommodate new growth.

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Foundation Releases Results of East Metro Pulse Survey

Report includes responses from nearly 2,000 residents of Dakota, Ramsey and Washington counties.

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Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation announces new Board Chair and five new board members.

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Generations of Giving

While researching different options for opening a fund, it was important to Sally and Karen that their sons be involved.

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Working Together to Address Homelessness

A cross-sector partnership is helping the growing number of people experiencing homelessness in our communities.

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Bitcoin Donation Fuels Cryptocurrency Gift Acceptance

Here's how one fundholder donated bitcoin to his donor advised fund.

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Advisor Spotlight: Stuart Bear

We spoke with Stuart Bear of Chestnut Cambronne about achieving his clients’ charitable goals.

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