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Q&A with Bill Sternberg

Philanthropic Advisor Bill Sternberg spent the first half of his career in the financial services industry before joining The Minneapolis Foundation in 2002. He sat down with us recently to talk about why he likes working with entrepreneurs and how he made the transition from helping clients build wealth to…

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Fourth Generation Names Advisory Board Leaders

Fourth Generation, a program of The Minneapolis Foundation that brings together emerging philanthropists, has named advisory board leaders for its 2016-2017 grantmaking cycle…

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Practical Tips for Setting Charitable Goals

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Your Back-to-School Giving Guide

Whether the start of the new school year brings excitement or nervous anticipation, adding a kindness element to your back-to-school routine will enrich it with meaning -- and fun. Plus, having conversations about students who have to fight hard to spend time in school -- or to get the supplies…

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The Minneapolis Foundation Welcomes New Philanthropic Advisor

The Minneapolis Foundation is pleased to welcome Russell Betts as its newest Philanthropic Advisor. Betts has more than 20 years of experience in fundraising and alumni relations at major research universities. At the Foundation…

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Nonprofit Leaders Learn Policy Analysis as Wilkins Fellows

The third annual Roy Wilkins Community Fellows Program capped off last week with a meeting at The Minneapolis Foundation at which participants gave presentations on a variety of public policy issues…

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