Butler Foundation Announces Spring 2018 Grantees

Monday, June 11, 2018

The Patrick and Aimee Butler Family Foundation is pleased to announce its grants for spring 2018. Grants were awarded through the Foundation's Special Projects and Invited Grants Programs and supported organizations working in the arts, environment, human services, and philanthropy and nonprofit technical assistance.

On behalf of the Butler Family Foundation, congratulations to our grantees. We are proud to support your work!

SPECIAL PROJECTS GRANTS

Special Projects Grants provide major support for capital campaigns, program innovations, and systems-change initiatives.

  • Ain Dah Yung Center - $200,000 for a permanent supportive housing facility for Native youth.
  • Dodge Nature Center - $150,000 for the Shepard Farm Capital Campaign.
  • Saint Paul Conservatory of Music - $100,000 for the New Home on the Hill Capital Campaign.
  • The Family Partnership - $250,000 for the Mobility Mentoring Program.

INVITED GRANTS

Invited Grants support organizations of special interest to the foundation through an invitation-only application process.

  • Breaking Free - $50,000 for general operating support.
  • Catholic Charities of Saint Paul and Minneapolis - $50,000 per year for two years for general operating support.
  • CLUES: Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio - $30,000 for the Aging Well Program.
  • Coalition Against Trafficking in Women - $37,000 for general operating support.
  • Collegeville Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research - $50,000 per year for two years for general operating support.
  • Cookie Cart - $20,000 for the Saint Paul expansion.
  • Culture Reframed - $25,000 for general operating support.
  • DC Central Kitchen - $10,000 for the Community Meals and Culinary Job Training Programs.
  • DC Youth Orchestra Program - $15,000 for general operating support.
  • FRESHFARM - $15,000 for general operating support and food access programs.
  • Girls on the Run Chicago - $15,000 for general operating support.
  • Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation - $50,000 per year for two years for general operating support.
  • Headwaters Foundation for Justice - $60,000 for general operating support and regranting.
  • Hill Museum & Manuscript Library - $25,000 for general operating support.
  • House of Ruth - $30,000 for general operating support.
  • Keystone Community Services - $15,000 for the Meals on Wheels and Basic Needs Programs.
  • KidsPLAYce - $2,500 for general operating support.
  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts - $50,000 per year for two years for general operating support.
  • Minnesota Council of Nonprofits - $50,000 for general operating support.
  • Minnesota Historical Society - $50,000 per year for two years for general operating support.
  • Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center - $40,000 for general operating support.
  • Misericordia - $25,000 for general operating support.
  • Mission of Our Lady of Mercy - $20,000 for general operating support.
  • Propel Nonprofits - $60,000 for general operating support.
  • Prostitution Research & Education - $21,000 for general operating support.
  • Ramsey County Historical Society - $50,000 per year for two years for general operating support.
  • Rescue Inc. - $25,000 for the Campaign for Rescue.
  • Saint Paul Parks Conservancy - $25,000 for the construction of Kato / Sepak Takraw Courts.
  • The Trustees of Reservations - $50,000 per year for two years for general operating support.
  • Vermont Foodbank - $25,000 for general operating support.
  • Wilderness Inquiry - $65,000 for general operating support and the Voyageur Canoe Program.
  • Women's Foundation of Minnesota - $80,000 for general operating support and regranting.
  • Women's Freedom Center - $22,500 for general operating support.
  • Worcester Art Museum - $50,000 per year for two years for general operating support.