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MCF Signs On To Letter Supporting Private Foundation Excise Tax Simplification

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The Minnesota Council on Foundations has signed onto a letter to House leadership and Ways and Means Committee leadership in support of simplifying the private foundation excise tax to a revenue-neutral flat rate of 1.39%. The letter is being...

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Willmar Area Community Foundation Opens Grant Round

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The Willmar Area Community Foundation (WACF) announced today the opening of their annual grant round. The WACF seeks to fund programs that focus on three different areas this year: addressing the achievement gap for youth, increasing community...

Private Foundation Excise Tax Simplification Seems Possible

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MCF and the broader philanthropic field have long been advocates for simplifying the private foundation excise tax to a flat rate. This long-time priority has moved into the realm of the possible -- our national partners and the field have united...

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Knight Foundation Invests in Saint Paul Libraries

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The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library announced last week that it received a new $100,000 investment on behalf of Saint Paul Public Library from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The funding will allow Saint Paul Public Library ...


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