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Hubert Joly and Piyumi Saramatunga

Hubert Joly, former CEO of Best Buy, and Piyumi Saramatunga, a partner at the law firm Constangy, believe that diversity is a business imperative. These two business leaders to talk about the importance of diverse and inclusive teams, the dangers of tokenism, and the power of leading with purpose.

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Responding to Emerging Needs through the OneMPLS Fund

Through the OneMPLS Fund, we have witnessed firsthand the power of a collective impact fund that can respond nimbly to community needs.

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2020-2021 Grantmaking Cycle

Explore Fourth Generation’s 2020-2021 grantmaking cycle, which focused on economic justice.

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Fourth Generation Kick-Off Events

Fourth Generation’s 12th grantmaking cycle kicks off by sharing details on how to become a member and an opportunity to vote for this year’s grantmaking topic.

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Fourth Generation Awards $80,000 in Economic Justice Grants

Funding will support eight local groups that are working on the group’s chosen community issue of the year.

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Grants Awarded to Advance Equity

The Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation of Minnesota awarded $321,000 in grants to advance economic empowerment and education equity in North Minneapolis.

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Graze 4 Good Virtual Event Series

Graze 4 Good is a unique fundraiser that pairs the Twin Cities’ vibrant food community with emerging philanthropists eager to make a difference, all in support of Fourth Generation.

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First Round of Racial and Economic Justice Grants Awarded

$3,320,000 in grants were awarded to 84 local organizations that are doing innovative work to advance racial and economic justice.

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OneMPLS Rebuild: Friends of the Global Market

In October 2020, the OneMPLS Fund awarded grants to BIPOC-owned businesses grappling with the dual crises of COVID-19 and the killing of George Floyd. Learn more about one grant recipient, Friends of the Global Market. 

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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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