Awarded Grants

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Listed below are 2023 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.

2023 Expanding Opportunities for Youth and Families

Organization Website Project Amount
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation Child Development Center $40,000.00
Baby's Space: A Place to Grow Unrestricted $35,000.00
Centro Tyrone Guzman Unrestricted $50,000.00
CLUES YA! Youth in Action $30,000.00
ComMUSICation Unrestricted $40,000.00
Cultural Wellness Center Unrestricted $45,000.00
Ed Allies Unrestricted $35,000.00
Education Evolving Unrestricted $40,000.00
Educators for Excellence-Minnesota Unrestricted $40,000.00
GMCC GMCC Genius Labs and Tech Teens $20,000.00
Hallie Q. Brown Community Center Early Learning Center/Youth Enrichment Program $35,000.00
Hmong American Partnership Youth Job Skills Training Program (YJST) $40,000.00
Irreducible Grace Foundation Unrestricted $20,000.00
Juxtaposition Arts, Inc JXTALabs $50,000.00
Karen Organization of Minnesota Unrestricted $40,000.00
Keystone Community Services Unrestricted $30,000.00
Mi CASA MN Unrestricted $50,000.00
Minnesota African Women's Association African Girls Initiative for Leadership and Empowerment (AGILE) $30,000.00
Minnesota Education Equity Partnership Unrestricted $60,000.00
Montessori American Indian Childcare Center Incorporated Unrestricted $60,000.00
Neighborhood HealthSource Mental Health Navigation in Northside Schools $80,000.00
Neighborhood House Unrestricted $40,000.00
Northside Achievement Zone Unrestricted $100,000.00
Northside Boxing Club Unrestricted $30,000.00
People Serving People Unrestricted $40,000.00
Phyllis Wheatley Community Center Unrestricted $50,000.00
Project for Pride in Living Youth and Parenting Services in Supportive Housing $30,000.00
Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood Unrestricted $60,000.00
Sol Of The Cities Unrestricted $25,000.00
Somali Youth and Family Development Center Unrestricted $50,000.00
Southside Family Nurturing Center Unrestricted $40,000.00
Teach For America, Inc. Unrestricted $45,000.00
The Family Partnership Multicultural Therapeutic Preschool Program $45,000.00
The Minneapolis Foundation Northside Youth Enrichment Fund (NYEF) $60,000.00
The Sanneh Foundation Unrestricted $50,000.00
Think Small Unrestricted $25,000.00
All City Music (fiscally sponsored by Chops Inc.) Unrestricted $20,000.00
Urban Roots MN Unrestricted $35,000.00
Voices for Racial Justice Unrestricted $25,000.00
Way to Grow Unrestricted $75,000.00
WE WIN Institute, Inc. Unrestricted $40,000.00
YMCA of the North YMCA Beacons Program $35,000.00

2023 Strengthening Developing Communities

Central America
Organization Website Project Amount
Agua Para La Vida Unrestricted $30,000.00
ANADESA (fiscally sponsored by Natik Esperanza) Unrestricted $20,000.00
Common Hope New Hope Community and New Hope School $25,000.00
CREA Unrestricted $20,000.00
Educate2Envision International Unrestricted $20,000.00
Fabretto Children's Foundation Unrestricted $50,000.00
Glasswing International Unrestricted $30,000.00
Groundswell International Strengthening Family Farmer Enterprises and Local Markets in Honduras $40,000.00
Guatemalan Tomorrow Fund Inc Unrestricted $50,000.00
Mama Hope Localized Development Accelerator (LDA) $30,000.00
Pueblo a Pueblo, Inc (fiscally sponsored by Natik Esperanza) Unrestricted $20,000.00
Seeds for Progress Foundation Unrestricted $20,000.00
Tejiendo Futuros Unrestricted $40,000.00
Thousand Currents Unrestricted $75,000.00
West, East, and Southern Africa
Organization Website Project Amount
African Visionary Fund (fiscally sponsored by KBFUS) Unrestricted $40,000.00
AFRICE (fiscally sponsored by Gaia Foundation) Unrestricted $20,000.00
Center for Renewable Energy and Appropriate Technology for the Environment (CREATE!) Unrestricted $30,000.00
Eastern Congo Initiative Unrestricted $100,000.00
Friends of Raising the Village Incorporated Unrestricted $25,000.00
Mavuno (fiscally sponsored by KBFUS) Maarifa Project / Maarifa Learning Academy $20,000.00
One Village Partners Unrestricted $50,000.00
Partners in Food Solutions Unrestricted $25,000.00
Root Capital Unrestricted $50,000.00
The CHAIN COLLABORATIVE Unrestricted $20,000.00
The Nature Conservancy Tuungane $50,000.00
Wandikweza Unrestricted $20,000.00
WellShare International Afya kwa Pamoja: Together for Health $30,000.00

2023 Sustaining Environmental Systems

Organization Website Project Amount
Anishinaabe Agriculture Institute Hemp-based Housing Eco. $70,000.00
Appetite For Change Urban Agriculture $60,000.00
Bancroft Neighborhood Association Environmental Stewardship $50,000.00
Climate Generation Youth Environmental Action $50,000.00
Community Members for Environmental Justice (fiscally sponsored by Tides Center) Unrestricted $70,000.00
Dream of Wild Health Unrestricted $70,000.00
East Phillips Neighborhood Institute Unrestricted $70,000.00
Frogtown Green (fiscally sponsored by Propel Nonprofits) Unrestricted $20,000.00
Hmong American Farmer Association Training small-scale farmers $70,000.00
Hope Community, Inc. Food, Land and Community Program $60,000.00
Land Stewardship Project Equitable Land Transition Emerg. Farmers $50,000.00
Minnesota Land Trust Boreal Wetlands Restoration $30,000.00
Mississippi Park Connection Unrestricted $60,000.00
Northside Residents Redevelopment Council Healthy Urban Living $50,000.00
Philadelphia Community Farm Liberation and Land Healing $50,000.00
Prairie Island Indian Community Food Sovereignty Initiative $45,000.00
The Belwin Conservancy Anishinabe Academy $30,000.00
The Good Acre Unrestricted $60,000.00
Urban Roots MN Conservation Youth Internship $30,000.00
Wakan Tipi Awanyankapi (formerly known as Lower Phalen Creek Project) Daylighting of Phalen Creek $70,000.00