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MNSights E-Newsletter October 2015


Our new grant guidelines + An amazing donation

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GiveMN Names Executive Director to Ignite More Online Giving for Schools, Nonprofits

News Release10/14/15

GiveMN, Minnesota’s online giving leader, has named Jake Blumberg as its executive director. Blumberg will lead the organization that has changed the face of giving in Minnesota. Sparked by its annual Give to the Max Day, GiveMN has helped raise more than $125 million for nonprofits and schools across Minnesota since 2009.

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Grants Address Question: "What Will You Do to Advance Racial Equity?"

News Release9/23/15

The Saint Paul Foundation has approved seven Advancing Racial Equity grants in honor of its 75th anniversary.

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MNSights Magazine - Fall 2015


Finding a Way Home - How Minnesota's Nonprofits Support Housing Access.

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Nonprofits to Know™: Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans


Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans

Each year, the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans receives more than 25,000 contacts, inquiries, and requests from veterans and their families across the state.

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Three Local Foundations Announce $3.7 Million in Grants to 83 Community Organizations

News Release8/31/15

Eighty-three organizations learned this month that they will receive $3.7 million in grants from The Saint Paul Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation and Mardag Foundation. Of note as the new school year starts are several education-related grants.

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MNSights E-Newsletter August 2015


BOGO your giving + Hello from MN Partners' new CEO

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Nonprofits to Know™: Latino Economic Development Center


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The Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) works to build a thriving multicultural community, enriched with Latino leadership, culture and economic influence in Minnesota.

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Dr. Eric J. Jolly begins 'Dream Opportunity' leading Minnesota Philanthropy Partners

News Release8/3/15

In what is sure to be the start of a wonderful conversation, Minnesota Philanthropy Partners today welcomed Eric J. Jolly, Ph.D. as its new president and chief executive officer. Jolly succeeds Carleen K. Rhodes, who led the organization for a dozen years and retired in June.

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MNSights E-newsletter June 2015


Minnesota Philanthropy Partners' New CEO + AEDA's Night Markets

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