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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Mortenson Family Foundation Announces New Guidelines and Pilot Grant Round for Sustaining Environmental Systems Program

Minneapolis, MN [January 31, 2022]— Mortenson Family Foundation pilots its new Sustaining Environmental Systems grant guidelines in a grant round that will be open for …

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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 …

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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 …

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Advancing Equity

Mortenson Family Foundation began its equity journey in 2018 when the Foundation Board approved a mission that included advancing equity. When we started our journey …

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