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Transforming Early Childhood Education: MAICC’s Approach to Culturally Rooted Learning

The Montessori American Indian Childcare Center (MAICC) is tucked away in a brown brick building in St. Paul’s Southern Hayden Heights neighborhood. It is the ...
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Metro Blooms staff

Metro Blooms: Cultivating Resilient Landscapes for Sustainable Communities in Minneapolis

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 ...
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Insights into Philanthropy: Mortenson Family Foundation’s Path in Community-Centered Giving

Earlier this year, the nonprofit OneVillage Partners invited Mortenson Family Foundation to write an article for the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies (IJPS). The article ...
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Wandikweza’s Nurses on Bikes: Redefining Maternal and Infant Healthcare in Remote Malawi

Eighty-four percent of Malawi’s population–about 15.4 million people–live in remote areas with limited healthcare access. But community-based organizations are working tirelessly to improve the lives ...
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Mortenson Family Foundation Staff

Mortenson Family Foundation Introduces New Community Relationship Officers to Enhance Local and International Impact

Minneapolis, MN [May 5, 2023]—The Mortenson Family Foundation is excited to introduce the community relationship officers who have joined its grantmaking team in the last ...
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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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