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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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Eric Jolly named as the next president and CEO of Minnesota Philanthropy Partners

News Release6/3/15

Minnesota Philanthropy Partners announces that Dr. Eric J. Jolly will become its new president and chief executive officer in August. Jolly, currently president and CEO of the Science Museum of Minnesota, will succeed Carleen Rhodes, who will retire from the organization this month.

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MNSights E-newsletter April 2015


Bo Thao-Urabe's best advice + The Saint Paul Foundation's new grants

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The Saint Paul Foundation Announces 75th Anniversary Racial Equity Grant Program

News Release4/28/15

Grants of up to $75,000 available for advancing equity in the East Metro.

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MNSights Magazine - Spring 2015


The Future of Aging - As demographics shift, nonprofits offer vital support to Minnesota's aging population.

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Ninth Annual Facing Race Ambassador Awards Honor Minnesota Anti-Racism Activists on April 28

News Release4/1/15

The Saint Paul Foundation will celebrate racial equity leaders at the ninth annual Facing Race Ambassador Awards on April 28.

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Minnesota's Only Statewide Community Foundation Earns National Recognition for Standards

News Release3/5/15

Minnesota Community Foundation will join the ranks of foundations which have received a seal of excellence, accountability and transparency from the Community Foundations National Standards Board, a support organization of the Council on Foundations.

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MNSights E-newsletter February 2015


February 2015 MNSights e-newsletter

Ambassador Awards + Seitu Jones' inspiration

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New strategic compass points toward eliminating disparities, more collaboration

News Release1/26/15

Minnesota Philanthropy Partners board approves new Strategic Framework for 2015-2019 to guide foundations' work internally, in communities and with donors.

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