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McKnight Foundation Commits to Net Zero Across $3 Billion Endowment

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10/21/2021

The McKnight Foundation today committed to achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions across its $3 billion endowment by 2050 at the latest. McKnight, a leading funder of climate solutions in the Midwest, is the country’s largest private...

Philanthropy Can Help Reduce the Racial Wealth Gap by Investing in Families, Homes and Small Businesses

Release Date: 
10/19/2021

Throughout the U.S. the racial wealth gap is staggering. The average wealth of a Black household (2019) stood at 20 cents for every dollar held by White families. For Native American families, it was 15 cents (2020). Huge racial disparities exist...

Minnesotans Prepare Public-Private Partnership for Afghan Resettlement

Release Date: 
09/24/2021

Minnesota has a long tradition of welcoming people seeking safety. Over the coming months, the state could resettle over 1,000 Afghan people, if the resources come together. A resettlement of this size and scope will be a historic effort in...

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