Metro Blooms: Cultivating Resilient Landscapes for Sustainable Communities in Minneapolis

Metro Blooms staff

Based in South Minneapolis, Metro Blooms is a community-based nonprofit rooted in environmental justice and stewardship. It engages diverse communities across the city to create resilient landscapes. With its commitment to solving environmental challenges with equity and inclusion, Metro Blooms has evolved alongside the neighborhoods it serves. The Mortenson Family Foundation began its partnership with […]

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 […]

Welcoming Community to the Sustaining Environment Systems Committee

Over the past year, the Foundation concentrated intently on learning about, reaching out and listening to, and working with community members through focus groups and a workshop, as well as multiple one-on-one conversations. That process resulted in a wealth of thoughtful feedback and suggestions for bringing the Foundation’s grant guidelines into alignment with its racial […]