Seeking New Strengthening Developing Communities Community Relationship Officer

Mortenson Family Foundation is launching a search for a full-time Community Relationship Officer, focused on our Strengthening Developing Communities work. You may access the position description here. We invite qualified and interested candidates to send a cover letter and resume to foundationposition@gmail.com. Candidates who submit information by February 17, 2023 will receive priority consideration.

Mortenson Family Foundation Welcomes Maryan Abdinur as its Community Relationship Officer

Minneapolis, MN [August 31, 2022]— Mortenson Family Foundation is pleased toannounce that Maryan Abdinur has joined the Foundation as a Community RelationshipOfficer for its Sustaining Environmental Systems program. Maryan brings varied anddeep knowledge and direct experience to join the Foundation in its goal of enabling allMinnesotans to have equitable and sustainable access to healthy land […]

Mortenson Family Foundation Executive Director Transition in July 2022

Minneapolis, MN [June 22, 2022]— After 12 years with Mortenson Family Foundation, Donna Dalton has decided to step down from her role as Executive Director to make space for a new and proximate leader in this role. The board is pleased to announce Ambar Cristina Hanson has accepted the role of Executive Director beginning on […]

Mortenson Family Foundation Announces New Community-Centered Grants,
Shares Progress on Its Racial Equity Commitments

Minneapolis, MN [April 6, 2022]— In 2018, the Mortenson Family Foundation board grounded itself in its mission to build partnerships to strengthen community-driven approaches that advance equity, opportunity, and sustainable systems. In pursuit of this, the Foundation embarked on a journey to grow strong relationships with partner communities. Additionally, the board and staff have been […]

Stories of Change CEP Series includes Mortenson Family Foundation Learnings

Mortenson Family Foundation recently joined seven other foundations in a blog series with the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) to share stories of change. Each story was created in response to the question:  Since early 2020, what is one of the most important changes that you made at your foundation that you plan to sustain […]