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Thanks to the following individuals and groups who have supported this revision of the Minnesota Common Grant.

Common Grant Working Group (2022) and Subcommittee Members (2023)*
  • Anna Bosak, Manager, Community Relations and Corporate Giving, Andersen Corporate Foundation, Bayport
  • Habon Abdulle, Executive Director, Ayada Leads, Richfield
  • Zach Johnson, Grants Program Officer, Blandin Foundation, Grand Rapids
  • Molly Matheson Gruen, Program Operations Director, Bush Foundation, St. Paul
  • Elly Kjelbjerg, Program Associate, Carlson Family Foundation, Minnetonka
  • Katherine Mueller, Development Director, Community Action Duluth, Duluth
  • Eunice Adjei, Founder and Chair, Jugaad Leadership Program, Saint Cloud
  • Lori-Anne Williams, Senior Development Officer, Lifeworks, Richfield
  • Dee Baskin, Executive Director, Loan Repayment Assistance Program of MN, Minneapolis
  • Heather Craig, Senior Grants Specialist, Medica Foundation, Minnetonka
  • Danyelle O'Hara (co-chair), Community Relationship Officer, Mortenson Family Foundation, Minneapolis
  • Theresa Gardella (co-chair), Vice President of Programs and Strategy, Nexus Community Partners, Saint Paul
  • Michael Neusser, Vice President for Operations, Northwest Minnesota Foundation, Bemidji
  • JoAnne Peters, Foundation Co-Director, Patrick and Aimee Butler Family Foundation, Saint Paul
  • Chou Moua, Director of Programs, PFund Foundation, Minneapolis
  • Sommer Green, Program Officer, Pohlad Family Foundation, Minneapolis
  • Garrett Backes, Development Director, Propel Nonprofits, Minneapolis
  • Carrie Moscho, Community Impact Officer, Rochester Area Foundation, Rochester
  • Angie Pilgrim, Director of Community Impact, Saint Croix Valley Foundation, Hudson
  • Sharon DeMark, Program Officer, Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, Saint Paul
  • Marit Mechels, Corporate & Foundation Gift Officer, Washburn Center for Children, Minneapolis
  • Erika Idrovo-Cuesta, Program Officer, Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • Michael Bargas, Executive Director, Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre, Minneapolis

* Listed alphabetically by organizational affiliation


Common Grant Partners

Thanks to the Medica Foundation for their sponsorship of this project.

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Thanks to Philanthropy Massachusetts for their partnership on this project.

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