The Community Foundation of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks, and Region has approximately $20 million in assets and has granted over $10 million in the area. Keep these details in mind about securing support.
With its headquarters in Des Moines, Athene provides retirement services, such as different kinds of annuities. Here's why nonprofits in Iowa should get familiar with the Athene Charitable Foundation.
RBC Wealth Management’s philanthropic foundation frequently awards grants in the Minneapolis area. Here’s a look at how the RBC Foundation gives locally in Minnesota.
Here are a few things to know about the I.A. O’Shaughnessy Foundation and how it gives to local nonprofits in Minnesota and other parts of the country.
Here are some details for Minnesota grantseekers to know about the Northland Foundation and its local offerings, which include grants as well as other programming.
To guide Minnesota grantseekers, here are three important things to know about the Minneapolis Foundation and how this community foundation approaches philanthropy.
Medtronic is a global medical technology company that engages in philanthropy all around the world. But here’s a look at how the Medtronic Foundation supports local organizations around its Minneapolis headquarters.
The McKnight Foundation is an international grantmaker, but it also funds extensively in Minnesota, where it’s based. Here’s a look at this funder’s domestic grantmaking in the Upper Midwest.
Hormel Foods is a global company, but it keeps its corporate philanthropy very close to home. Here are some things for Minnesota grantseekers to know about the Hormel Foundation.
General Mills is a major international company with over 100 food brands under its belt. This is an especially good corporate funder to know in Minneapolis, where its world headquarters is located.
Here are a few things that North Dakota and Minnesota grantseekers around the city of Fargo should know about the FM Area Foundation.
The Engelsma Family Foundation is based in South Dakota and awards most of its grants to groups in Minnesota. To help nonprofits get to know EFF a bit better, here are some observations and insights.
The 3M company has a philanthropic foundation that makes a priority of local giving. Education is a top interest. For Minnesota grantseekers, here are three things to know about the 3M Foundation.
The Blandin Foundation is a Minnesota funder that has been steadily awarding grants to improve rural life at the local level. Learn more here.
The Fred C. and Katherine B. Andersen Foundation does not have a website and rarely makes the news, but there are plenty of reasons Minnesota nonprofits should keep it on their radar.
Here is what we know so far about the Emerald Foundation and how it gives to local groups around its home base in Sioux Falls and throughout Minnesota.
Ecolab specializes in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions. Though its customer base is global, much of the company’s philanthropic giving centers on St. Paul, Minnesota and environs. Here’s a look at how EcoLab gives.
Here are a few things to know about the CHS Foundation and how it gives locally in Minnesota.
The Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota is a good local funder to know even if you are running a secular organization or a group affiliated with another religion entirely. Here are some important details keep in mind about CCFM.
Here are a few things to know about the Cargill Foundation, a corporate grantmaker, and its local giving strategy in the Upper Midwest.
While Native American communities are barely on the radars of funders in many parts of the country, the Northwest Area Foundation devotes 40 percent of grant dollars to Native-led organizations. What does that look like in practice?
Organizations in the Twin Cities area should be aware of the Butler Family Foundation and its accessible community grants program. Here are some key details to consider.
The Dana Brown Charitable Trust has been on a shared journey with the St. Louis community since 1994. Here’s what St. Louis-area grantseekers should know about this local funder.
For local nonprofits new to the Upper Midwest philanthropy scene or in need of some extra funding this year, here are three new things to know about the Otto Bremer Trust.
Here are a few things to keep in mind about the Black Hills Area Community Foundation if your South Dakota work could use a financial boost.
Like a lot of corporations, Cargill—the global food and ag giant—has embraced a charitable cause that tracks with its core business. How’s that playing out in its home region in Minnesota’s Twin Cities?
Penny and Bill George are hands-on philanthropists who work with a tiny staff to pursue large-scale changes around health and medicine, as well as other goals. Like many donors, they’re more focused on backing great leaders than tracking metrics.
Thanks to a lawsuit settlement with a local landfill, was made, the St. Louis Community Foundation is managing a fund that is allocating grants to neighborhoods in Bridgeton, Missouri.
It seems like every time we look, there’s a new local giving circle rallying the philanthropic efforts of women and people of color. As we expand our coverage of the Upper Midwest and Great Plains, we learned about the I Be Black Girl circle in Omaha, Nebraska.
Foundations have scored some notable successes in expanding access to contraception and reducing unwanted pregnancies. The latest such effort taking flight is focused on Missouri, where a local health funder is backing a $20 million initiative.