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

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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...

MCF Offers Grant Intermediary Support for Pooled Funds and One-Time Projects

Release Date: 
12/08/2020

MCF has historically supported Minnesota’s philanthropic sector by serving as a grantmaking intermediary on discrete projects. MCF has managed pooled funds and administered one-time grantmaking through the Vaccine Outreach Program, Minnesota...

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