Current Funding Opportunities

Building Capacity — Organizational Effectiveness Grants

The Minneapolis Foundation is pleased to announce a special grant opportunity focused on increasing organizational capacity in order to drive change and deepen impact. We recognize the significant contributions that are made by organizations and leaders in the social sector across our communities. We also recognize the importance of strategic investments to support a broad spectrum of tools and infrastructure that can promote effectiveness in both small and larger organizations. Learn more>>

Supporting Complete Count Committees

The Minneapolis Foundation, in partnership with Minnesota Census Mobilization Partnership, Minnesota Council on Foundations, and the State of Minnesota, is administering state-funded grants to support Minnesota’s Complete Count Committees, working to achieve a complete and accurate count of Minnesota residents during the 2020 Census. Learn more >>

Serving the Blind and Visually Impaired

The Gladys M. Smith and Jane McCarthy Funds of The Minneapolis Foundation will award grants to organizations serving Minnesotans who are blind or visually impaired. Grants will support programs that teach independent living skills or provide other educational and recreational opportunities. Learn more >>