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Wilderness Inquiry

The Minneapolis Foundation has long supported this organization through the Smith-McCarthy fund to help the organization increase access to trips, services, and staff for people who are blind and visually impaired, as well as deaf and hard of hearing.

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2022 Climate Action Grants

This fund offers grants for initiatives and projects that contribute to a reduction in local greenhouse gas emissions and increase the livability and resiliency of local communities.

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Sharing Our Roots helps BIPOC and emerging farmers access farmland

A program from Sharing Our Roots supports beginner farmers and farmers of color with land access and food security.

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Climate Solutions Rooted in the Soil

Lisa Schulte Moore is speaking at the Westminster Townhall Forum about how agriculture plays a role in the climate crisis. The 2021 MacArthur Genius Fellow will speak about ways our agricultural systems can be good for the planet, farmers, and consumers.

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$300,000 in Grants Awarded for Hyper-Local Climate Action

The Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund announced grants to 10 local organizations that are doing innovative work to take action on climate change.

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Summer Farm Tours

As Part of our Climate Re:Action Series, the Minneapolis Foundation offered Summer Farm Tours as a chance to get an up-close look at local farms that are using innovative strategies to restore our water and soil, revitalize rural communities, and deepen cultural roots.

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A YEAR OF LEARNING AND ACTION

Over the past year, our generous community has come together to learn more about the climate crisis through a series of events and learning opportunities at the Minneapolis Foundation.

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Climate Urgency and Action

Check out this short video that previews the conversation between Minneapolis Foundation President & CEO R.T. Rybak and meteorologist Sven Sundgaard about climate change.

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Sven Sundgaard

Minneapolis Foundation President & CEO R.T. Rybak steps in as guest host and speaks with meteorologist Sven Sundgaard about the urgency of climate change and what needs to be done.

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Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund

The Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund drives local action on climate change in diverse Minneapolis communities. A partnership between the City of Minneapolis, the Minneapolis Foundation, and the McKnight Foundation, this fund supports innovative, community-driven climate solutions

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