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Investing in Change

Making a direct financial donation isn’t the only way to support the cause you care about. Some Minneapolis Foundation donors also invest in local nonprofits…

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Q&A with David Horan

The Minneapolis Foundation talked recently with David Horan, a Twin Cities wealth advisor with nearly 30 years of experience helping individuals and families achieve their financial goals. Horan talked about the circumstances in which Donor Advised Funds can be a great fit for clients—and how his own family got connected to the Foundation…

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Transforming Policy Analysis in Communities of Color

The Roy Wilkins Community Fellows Program is a week-long intensive workshop that helps local leaders of color become stronger community advocates. Now in its second year, the program targets mid-level nonprofit leaders, bringing them together to learn methods of assessing the impact of public policies and, ultimately, to advance equitable policy measures in the community…

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Twin Cities Sets New Bike Sharing Record

Twin Cities cyclists pedaled their way to a new bike sharing record on Saturday, June 27—and raised money to provide bikes to kids in need while they were at it. Local cyclists logged 5,613 trips with Nice Ride Minnesota, the most ever recorded by Nice Ride in a 24-hour period…

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We're gearing up for the #NicestDayEver!

When is the #NicestDayEver? If you want to take one of Nice Ride Minnesota’s green bikes for a spin, the answer is Saturday, June 27. That’s when The Minneapolis Foundation and Nice Ride will team up with the goal of helping the Twin Cities set a new record for the most Nice Ride bike trips ever recorded in a single day…

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#NicestDayEver Giveaway

Update: We have a winner! Congratulations to Carol Wicklund, the winner of a certificate for a one-year Nice Ride membership. Thanks to everyone who entered the #NicestDayEver drawing…

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