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Transformational Fund Grant of Minnesota Community Foundation Helps Organization Grow Jobs for Economically Disadvantaged Adults
Tech Dump, an electronic-waste recycler, received a $76,855 grant from Minnesota Community Foundation to transform its operations and ultimately create more jobs.
The Saint Paul Foundation and Minnesota Community Foundation Renew Their Commitment to Racial Equity
Adopted by the board of directors of the Foundations, the racial equity framework renews a long-standing commitment to fostering racial equity and outlines how racial equity is prioritized in decision-making and activities across the two organizations.
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The Saint Paul Foundation Selects Partner to Implement $1 Million Winning Idea in Forever Saint Paul Challenge
In the coming months, TC LISC will launch a neighborhood-wide effort that brings together East Side residents and agencies to help inform community need and shape implementation of the Urban Oasis.
With nearly half of Minnesota’s roads and bridges listed in poor or mediocre condition, a coalition of businesses and other groups — known as Move MN — is asking the governor and the Legislature to make transportation a priority in 2014.
Hastings Family Service provides a range of emergency and supportive services to assist and guide people who lack food, clothing, shelter, support or transportation.
The grants will address racial disparities in education, health, housing and criminal justice.
Mardag Foundation takes aim at the achievement gap with $661,000 in grants in St. Louis and Clay counties
The grants ― $375,000 to the Northland Foundation in Duluth and $286,000 to West Central Initiative in Fergus Falls ― will underwrite Parent Aware training for nearly 300 early childhood educators and child care providers in St. Louis and Clay counties over three years so they can better prepare 3- and 4-year-olds for the jobs they will hold as 30- and 40-year-olds.
Task Force: $63 million “ReVision” to Dorothy Day Center to address growing homelessness in Saint Paul
“We prioritized a long-term solution that brought greater dignity to every person served,” said Carleen Rhodes, president and CEO of The Saint Paul Foundation and task force co-chair.
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