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Climate Action Grants Awarded to 13 Local Groups

The Minneapolis Climate Action and Racial Equity Fund awarded $310,000 in grants to 13 local organizations that are doing innovative work to take action on climate change.

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The Great Northern

The Minneapolis Foundation is, once again, happy to help sponsor the Great Northern festival. The Great Northern celebrates Minnesota's cold, creative winters through ten days of diverse programming that invigorate mind and body.

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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 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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