Awarded Grants

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Listed below are 2022 grants in our areas for interest. You may scroll to see all areas, use the navigation links at bottom, or use a search to find grants.

2022 Expanding Opportunities for Youth and Families

Organization Organization Website Purpose Amount Awarded
30,000 Feet Unrestricted $50,000
Advancing Equity Coalition Unrestricted $20,000
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation Child Development Center $40,000
Athletes Committed to Educating Students (ACES) Unrestricted $20,000
Augsburg College Debate Team $25,000
Baby's Space: A Place to Grow Unrestricted $25,000
Black Men Teach Unrestricted $20,000
Breakthrough Twin Cities Unrestricted $35,000
Centro Tyrone Guzman Unrestricted $30,000
Children's Defense Fund Minnesota Freedom Schools $35,000
CLUES Youth in Action (YA!) Program $25,000
ComMUSICation Unrestricted $20,000
Comunidades Organizando el Poder y la Acción Latina (or COPAL) Unrestricted $20,000
Cultural Wellness Center Unrestricted $30,000
East Side Learning Center Unrestricted $15,000
Ed Allies Unrestricted $25,000
Education Evolving Unrestricted $20,000
Educators for Excellence-Minnesota Unrestricted $35,000
Great MN Schools Unrestricted $20,000
Greater Minneapolis Community Connections GMCC Family and Youth Development $20,000
Greater Twin Cities United Way Generation Next $20,000
Hallie Q. Brown Community Center Childcare Center $25,000
Headway Emotional Health Infant Home Visits and Spirit Program $20,000
Hiawatha Academies Parent Engagment $25,000
Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul American Indian Youth Enrichment $20,000
Jeremiah Program Unrestricted $25,000
Ka Joog Nonprofit Organization Unrestricted $20,000
Karen Organization of Minnesota Unrestricted $20,000
Keystone Community Services Unrestricted $30,000
KIPP Minnesota Kipp through High School $25,000
Minnesota African Women's Association, MAWA Unrestricted $20,000
Minnesota Education Equity Partnership Unrestricted $25,000
Minnesota Parent Union Unrestricted $20,000
Neighborhood House Parent and Early Childhood Education $30,000
New Vision Foundation Unrestricted $20,000
Northside Achievement Zone Unrestricted $150,000
Northside Boxing Club Unrestricted $20,000
Phyllis Wheatley Community Center Unrestricted $25,000
Plymouth Christian Youth Center Unrestricted $35,000
Project for Pride in Living Youth and Parenting Services in Supportive Housing $25,000
Reading Partners Reading Partners Twin Cities Tutoring $30,000
Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood $60,000
ServeMinnesota Family childcare reading Corps $25,000
Southside Family Nurturing Center Unrestricted $25,000
Teach For America, Inc. Unrestricted $25,000
The Banyan Community Unrestricted $75,000
The Blake School LearningWorks $20,000
The Family Partnership Multicultural Therapeutic Preschool $45,000
The Minneapolis Foundation Unrestricted (Northside Funders Group: MPS school grants) $15,000
The Sanneh Foundation Unrestricted $25,000
Think Small Unrestricted $25,000
Urban Roots MN Unrestricted $20,000
Voices for Racial Justice Unrestricted $25,000
Washburn Center for Children Unrestricted $30,000
Way to Grow Unrestricted $55,000
WE WIN Institute, Inc. Unrestricted $20,000
Wildflower Schools Twin Cities Early Learning $20,000
YMCA of the North Beacons Program $25,000
Youthprise Minnesota Afterschool Advance $30,000

2022 Strengthening Developing Communities

Central America
Organization Organization Website Purpose Amount Awarded
Agua Para La Vida Cenizabú Drinking Water and Sanitation Project $23,740
ANADESA (fiscally sponsored by Natik Esperanza) Unrestricted $11,000
Common Hope Unrestricted $30,220
CREA Unrestricted $16,200
Educate2Envision International Unrestricted $10,000
Fabretto Children's Foundation Unrestricted $50,000
Glasswing International Community Schools $21,600
Groundswell International Unrestricted $32,400
Guatemalan Tomorrow Fund Inc Unrestricted $43,200
Mama Hope Unrestricted $30,000
Pueblo a Pueblo, Inc (fiscally sponsored by Natik Esperanza) Unrestricted $23,760
Seeds for Progress Foundation Unrestricted $21,600
Tejiendo Futuros Unrestricted $27,000
Thousand Currents Unrestricted $80,000
West, East, and Southern Africa
Organization Organization Website Purpose Amount Awarded
African Visionary Fund (fiscally sponsored by KBFUS) Unrestricted $23,740
AFRICE (fiscally sponsored by Gaia Foundation) Unrestricted $11,000
Center for Renewable Energy and Appropriate Technology for the Environment (CREATE!) Unrestricted $21,600
Eastern Congo Initiative the Asili project $75,000
Friends of Raising the Village Incorporated Unrestricted $50,000
Mavuno (fiscally sponsored by KBFUS) Unrestricted $23,740
One Village Partners Unrestricted $75,000
Partners in Food Solutions Loan Fund $21,600
Root Capital Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo $43,200
The Chain Collaborative Unrestricted $27,000
The Nature Conservancy Tuungane Project $80,000
Wandikweza Unrestricted $10,000
WellShare International Unrestricted $32,400

2022 Sustaining Environmental Systems

Organization Organization Website Purpose Amount Awarded
Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy Youth Environmental Activists Program $50,000
Community Members for Environmental Justice (fiscally sponsored by Juxtaposition Arts, Inc) Unrestricted $30,000
Dream of Wild Health Unrestricted $100,000
Friends of the Mississippi River Unrestricted $20,000
Frogtown Green (fiscally sponsored by Propel Nonprofits) Unrestricted $9,000
Hispanic Advocacy and Community Empowerment through Research (HACER) Latines in Action $45,000
Honor the Earth Water and Treaty Rights Anishinabe $65,000
Hope Community, Inc. Food, Land, and Community Program $60,000
Kinnickinnic River Land Trust Kelly Creek Community Life Learning Lab $36,000
Lake Street Council Lake Street Recovery $20,000
Land Stewardship Project Farm Beginnings and Land Access $40,000
Lower Phalen Creek Project Daylighting of Phalen Creek $25,000
Metro Blooms Community Engagement in Bassett Creek $20,000
Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy Environmental Justice Partnerships $40,000
Minnesota Land Trust Boreal Wetlands Restoration $30,000
Mississippi Park Connection Unrestricted $35,000
MN350 Unrestricted $60,000
Northside Residents Redevelopment Council Healthy Urban Living $30,000
Philadelphia Community Farm Liberation and Land Healing $20,000
Pilot Knob Preservation Association Indigenous advisory council $20,000
Rainbow Research Environmental Justice Action Research $65,000
Sierra Club North Star Chapter (fiscally sponsored by Sierra Club Foundation) Unrestricted $50,000
The Food Group Enabling Solar Facility $80,000
The Good Acre Unrestricted $50,000
Urban Roots MN Conservation Youth Internship Program $25,000