Competitive Grants to Advance Equity
The Minneapolis Foundation is now accepting community grant applications. The deadline to apply for 2018 funding is noon on August 25, 2017. Please read the information on the How to Apply page before starting your application.
The Minneapolis Foundation is privileged to steward and invest gifts that have been entrusted to us throughout the past century. Our competitive grants program is strategic and responsive to the ever-changing needs of our community. We strive to increase social, racial, and economic equity with a goal of creating OneMinneapolis. The Foundation supports high-performing nonprofit organizations that primarily serve Minneapolis residents, and we look for innovative projects with systems-changing potential.
For information about the 2018 competitive grant round please visit the How to Apply page.
Please visit Current RFPs to find out of there are any additional requests for proposals active at this time.
We seek to support organizations capable of achieving significant impact in our community, as measured by the OneMinneapolis indicators outlined in our Strategic Framework. Accordingly, we invest the majority of competitive grant resources in proven or promising organizations and initiatives that seek to deepen their impact or bring their work to scale and are significantly aligned with our vision in these three focus areas: