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MNSights August 2016

E-newsletter8/18/16

MNSights | Housing More Minnesotans + High-Tech Internships for Students

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The Lutheran Home Association

Featured Grant8/16/16

The Lutheran Home Association's health and safety monitoring technology provides families with a new tool when caring for older adults. 

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ComMUSICation

Featured Grant8/15/16

ComMUSICation provides tuition-free choral and music programming to students in the Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood, giving young minds a place to embrace the joy of music and learn important life skills.

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Minnesota Urban Debate League

Featured Grant8/3/16

Minnesota Urban Debate League, a program of Augsburg College, facilitates debate teams for inner-city students across the Twin Cities. The Saint Paul Foundation's Management Improvement Fund provided strategic planning support to extend the program's reach. 

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From our history, hope

News release7/29/16

A note from Eric J. Jolly, Ph.D., president and CEO
The Saint Paul Foundation and Minnesota Community Foundation

Today, I joined leaders of philanthropic organizations across the country in signing a letter, published in The New York Times and Washington Post newspapers on Sunday, about the hope we all hold for dignity, equity and justice for all people.

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From our history, hope

News release7/29/16

A note from Eric J. Jolly, Ph.D., president and CEO
The Saint Paul Foundation and Minnesota Community Foundation

Today, I joined leaders of philanthropic organizations across the country in signing a letter, published in The New York Times and Washington Post newspapers on Sunday, about the hope we all hold for dignity, equity and justice for all people.

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ArtsLab

Featured Grant7/26/16

Arts Midwest’s ArtsLab program gives arts nonprofits the tools they need to thrive, adding to the vitality of communities across Minnesota.

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Hmong Pioneers: Honoring the First Wave

Featured Grant7/25/16

This fall, the St. Paul Neighborhood Network will premier the documentary “Hmong Pioneers: Honoring the First Wave”. To mark the 40th anniversary of the Hmong immigration to Minnesota, the documentary focuses on the experiences of immigrants in Saint Paul and celebrates how their contributions built a stronger community. The Saint Paul Foundation provided two-year funding for the project.

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Cycles for Change

Featured Grant7/18/16

Cycles for Change can reframe a youth’s outlook on employment and community leadership using an everyday object: The bicycle.

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Statement on the death of Philando Castile

News Release7/8/16

Our hearts continue to ache for the family and friends of Philando Castile and all those affected by systemic injustice, as well as for the police officers and civilians in Dallas killed or injured last night.

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