Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund

Support and receive funding for innovative work that helps 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, projects, and organizations 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, project, or organization 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. Our next grant round opens on October 1, 2020 and closes on October 30, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact Erin Jerabek Heelan at erin@erinhconsulting.com.

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