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Meet MCF's New Board Officers and Directors

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MCF elected new board officers and directors at our annual meeting on January 13, 2016.
Officers elected for 2016 are:

  • Brad Kruse, philanthropy director, Hugh J. Andersen Foundation, board chair;
  • June Noronha, 
  • ...

Request for Proposals: Women’s Fund Grants and Scholarships

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The Northwest Minnesota Women’s Fund is calling for funding proposals for programs and services that benefit women and girls within the twelve county Northwest Minnesota Foundation service area.  Counties served by NMF are Beltrami, Clearwater,...

Nominations Open for Awards Honoring Racial Equity Work

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Nominations are being accepted from now through midnight on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, for the Facing Race Ambassador Awards. Presented by The Saint Paul Foundation, these annual awards celebrate and honor the leadership of...

McKnight Approves $20 Million in 4th Quarter 2015 Grantmaking

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McKnight’s grantmaking in 2016 is slated to total roughly $86 million across all programs, on par with recent years. Across the board, we plan to hold steady our support for all current programs. The Foundation’s endowment now sits at just over $...

Funders Collaborative Grants $143K in Fourth Quarter of 2015

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In the fourth quarter of 2015, the Funders Collaborative awarded 3 grants totaling $143,600 to advance our goals of building affordable housing, creating vibrant transit-oriented places and promoting effective coordination and collaboration. The...

Willmar Area Community Foundation Announces Grant Opportunities

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The Willmar Area Community Foundation (WACF) was pleased to announce today the opening of their second round of grants for the 2015-2016 year.  Local programs are encouraged to apply for funding dollars that provide support for capital projects,...


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