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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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Qhia Dab Neeg Film Festival

Featured Grants6/27/16

The Qhia Dab Neeg Film Festival celebrates a rich tradition of storytelling in Hmong culture. This film festival was funded by the Asian Pacific Endowment, a Diversity Endowment Fund of the The Saint Paul Foundation. The Asian Pacific Endowment, built by and for Minnesota’s Asian-Pacific community, supports groups that use culture to address social change and capture the community’s historic experience.

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MNSights Advisor Edition June 2016

E-newsletter6/27/16

MNSights Advisor Edition | Smarter Advising, Smarter Giving

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Kairos Alive!

Featured Grant6/22/16

Kairos Alive! is building a stronger, healthier community in Bemidji using dance, music and storytelling to improve the health of elders and engage community members of all ages.

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Central Corridor Funders Collaborative

Featured Grant6/16/16

The Central Corridor Funders Collaborative is taking its final bow after a decade of investing in the people who live and work along the Green Line. See how the legacy created by F. R. Bigelow Foundation and other Funders Collaborative partners will live on. 

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