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Getting Closer to Food Justice

We joined Twin Cities Food Justice on a food rescue—just one of the ways we create opportunities for our partners to connect and learn from each other.

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A challenge to fuel support for housing

The Edward R. Bazinet Charitable Foundation has a long track record of investing in our community. This year, the foundation is matching contributions to the OneMPLS Fund to address a basic need: Affordable housing.

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Fourth Generation Kick-Off Event

Please join us as we kick off the 2023-2024 grantmaking cycle of Fourth Generation! Learn about Fourth Generation, mingle with current and prospective members, and dig into this year’s topic: Housing Equity – Supporting our unhoused neighbors.

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OneMPLS Fund Awards Fair and Affordable Housing Grants

The Minneapolis Foundation is giving $725,000 in fair and affordable housing grants from a fund focused on pooling resources to address pressing local needs.

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Ensuring Women Survive and Thrive

The WCA Foundation awarded grants to 18 organizations focused on meeting the fundamental needs of women through economic stability, education, shelter, safety, and health programs and initiatives.

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West Bank Fund Awards Capacity-Building Grants

$19,000 in one-time capacity building grants was granted to ten organizations that provide services to residents living in the West Bank neighborhood of Minneapolis.

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$3.4 Million Awarded in Racial and Economic Justice Grants

Grants will go to 81 local organizations that are advancing racial and economic justice in the Twin Cities. This was a competitive process, with applications reviewed by a committee of Foundation staff and community members.

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Tameka Jones

Tameka Jones launched her business, Lip Esteem, in 2020 during the height of the pandemic and civil unrest. Chanda connected with Tameka to discuss Tameka's entrepreneurial spirit, the decisions that led her to the beauty industry, and how she found healing through her artistry.

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Women Fueling Change

The WCA Foundation awarded $432,500 in grants to 17 organizations focused on meeting the fundamental needs of women through economic stability, education, shelter, safety and health programs and initiatives.

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Racial and Economic Justice

The Minneapolis Foundation today announced $3,184,900 in grants to 79 local organizations that are advancing racial and economic justice in the Twin Cities.

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