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THE LATEST
Second Round of Main Street Grants

$11.5 million will be distributed to support business recovery and economic development.

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The Minneapolis Foundation cultivates generosity by driving action for the greatest civic, social, and economic needs. We partner with nonprofits, facilitate grantmaking, drive research and advocacy, and provide services to donors seeking to make a difference.

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Our history of driving civic and social change can be felt locally and globally—and will be for generations to come.
$106M
Given in annual grants
70%
Of giving goes to Minnesota-based organizations
1,577
Donors
$1B
Total assets under management

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Jesse Leon

Jesse Leon's recent memoir, "I'm Not Broken," shares his story of resilience. His experiences have informed his perspective on philanthropy, affordable housing, and more. In this heartfelt conversation, Chanda and Jesse discuss the importance of sharing his story and investing in mental health.

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Reimagining Lake Street

Our bus tours of the recovery work along Lake Street were incredible learning experiences. Lake Street is a great example of how our community is coming together to support local neighborhoods and business owners as they restore, rebuild, and reimagine what they can be.

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$10 Million Awarded in Main Street Grants

Funding will support 20 redevelopment and construction projects in cultural corridors hit hard by COVID-19 and the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder.

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