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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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MSPWin awards $700,000 for career pathways and education

News Release12/19/14

Two grants from MSPWin worth $700,000 will develop career pathways and transform developmental education for low-income adults.

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Community Leaders Fund launches with $150,000 gift honoring Securian's Senkler

News Release12/18/14

Securian Financial Group makes lead donation to honor outgoing CEO Bob Senkler.

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HealthPartners CEO Mary Brainerd Will Lead MN Partners Board; 3 Members to Join Board

News Release12/15/14

HealthPartners CEO Mary Brainerd to succeed Mark Wilson as Minnesota Philanthropy Partners board chair in 2015. Three new board members joining board and four retiring in 2015.

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Pan African Community Endowment makes grants to 10 local nonprofits

News Release12/8/14

The grants will address racial disparities in education, health, housing and criminal justice.

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MNSights E-newsletter December 2014


Penumbra's legacy + 5 minutes with Rick Heydinger and more.

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El Fondo de Nuestra Comunidad focuses four grants on immigration-related projects

News Release12/3/14

The grants are designed to improve conditions faced by Latino families that are affected by current immigration policies.

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Asian Pacific Endowment Makes Grants to 16 Local Nonprofits

News Release11/6/14

The grants are designed to help preserve Asian culture and address an array of issues from adapting textbooks on the Tibetan language to promoting leadership by Asian American women.

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The Saint Paul Foundation Seeks Nominations for Facing Race Ambassador Awards

News Release10/31/14

As part of its ongoing efforts to eliminate racism, The Saint Paul Foundation has issued a call for nominations for its ninth annual Ambassador Awards.

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