Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund

Support and receive funding for innovative projects that help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Minneapolis.

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Purpose

The Minneapolis Climate Action & Racial Equity Fund offers grants for place-based, community-driven initiatives and projects that result in a demonstrable reduction in local greenhouse gas emissions, align with the goals of the Minneapolis Climate Action Plan, and further the goals of the Minneapolis Strategic Racial Equity Plan. This fund is a partnership between the City of Minneapolis, The Minneapolis Foundation, and the McKnight Foundation.
 

Support this hyper-local, innovative work by texting climatempls to 243725. If you’re already a Minneapolis Foundation donor, you can also contribute here or by transfering funds through your DonorView account.

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How to Apply

Looking to fund a green initiative or project in Minneapolis? First, read through the all of the grant requirements to see if you qualify. You can also get a high-level overview of the grant guidelines and details below. If you have any questions, please contact Erin Jerabek Heelan at erin@erinhconsulting.com.

Stories

First grants awarded from Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund

A new charitable fund that supports local action on climate change has awarded its first grants. The Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund, a partnership between the City of Minneapolis, The Minneapolis Foundation and the McKnight Foundation, today announced funding to three local organizations that are doing innovative work…

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New Charitable Fund to Support Local Action on Climate Change

A new charitable fund that is accepting grant applications starting today will support local action on climate change in diverse communities throughout the City of Minneapolis. Unveiled today in Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey’s State of the City Address, the Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund is a partnership between…

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