3M Discovery Education Grants

(St Paul, MN and Charlotte, NC)  — Jan. 19, 2023 — 3M (@3M) and Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) are announcing the launch of the Young Scientist Challenge Alumni Network and Alumni Grants Program. The effort will support past participants and the future science leaders as part of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). As the nation’s premier middle school science competition, the annual 3M Young Scientist Challenge invites students in grades 5-8 to compete for a mentorship with a 3M scientist,

F. R. Bigelow Foundation and Mardag Foundation Grants

Grants support Minnesota nonprofits promoting healthy communities, families and individuals through critical support services, the arts, education and empowerment.   (Minnesota) — December 22nd, 2022 — The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation and Mardag Foundation have announced that, together and independently, we have awarded more than $9.9 million to nonprofits in our second round of 2022 grantmaking. Grants will support a diverse range of organizations working

CHS Foundation Grants

Megan Seifert, an ag ed teacher and FFA Director at Melrose High School, and students in Melrose, Minn. Initiative now accepting applications as CHS Foundation celebrates 75 years of developing ag talent nationwide (Inver Grove Heights, MN) —  Aug. 10, 2022 — For 75 years, the CHS Foundation has helped develop the next generation of ag leaders for lifelong success. In honor of this milestone, the foundation is awarding $75,000 in grants

UMN $1.4M Keck Foundation Grant

Researchers will test a new process that could make quantum devices more stable and efficient   (Minneapolis/St Paul, MN)  — July 12th, 2022 — A University of Minnesota Twin Cities-led team has received a $1.4 million award from the W. M. Keck Foundation to study a new process that combines quantum physics and biochemistry. If successful, the research could lead to a major breakthrough in the quantum computing field. The

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation

(Minneapolis, MN) —  June 29, 2022 — The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation has awarded more than $3.4M in grants to 21 nonprofit organizations in Minnesota. Grant awards are for one or two years and range from $25,000 to $100,000 per year. Sixteen grants are part of the Healthy Start program, which supports efforts to improve access to quality early childhood care and education throughout the state. This effort has been a focus of the Blue

emerald ash borer

(Minnesota) — June 6th, 2022 — In 2021, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources awarded a combined $2.6 million in grants to 43 communities across Minnesota to combat damage caused by emerald ash borer. The grants provide funding for tree inventories, management plans, ash removal, and tree planting. “These funds will help communities manage for EAB,” said Valerie McClannahan, urban and community forestry program coordinator. “From taking the first steps

CHS Foundation

New $829,000 Donation Will Help Drive Precision Agriculture (St Paul, MN) —April 28, 2022 — The CHS Foundation, funded by charitable gifts from CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), announced today six grants totaling $829,000 to support development, education and sustainable benefits of precision agriculture. The CHS Foundation supports agricultural and energy-related projects at colleges and universities across the CHS trade area through its annual competitive grant program. In 2021, that program focused on precision agriculture

The Minneapolis Foundation Announces $4,207,570 in Grants

Photos from the Sahan Journal, Pangea World Theater, Native American Community Development Institute, and Cultural Wellness Center.  The Minneapolis Foundation today announced $4,207,570 in grants to 86 local organizations that are advancing racial and economic justice in the Twin Cities.   (Minneapolis, MN) — April 27, 2022 — Racial and Economic Justice grants support organizations and projects that: Advance structural and systems change through policy advocacy, organizing, and movement building.

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Legacy Amendment Supports $355,452 in Small Grants to History Organizations Throughout Minnesota (Minnesota) — April, 2022 — The Minnesota Historical Society is pleased to announce the newest recipients of 42 Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Small Grants ($10,000 and less), totaling $355,452 in 23 counties. Small grants are awarded quarterly to help nonprofits, educational organizations, government units and federally recognized tribes to preserve and share Minnesota history. This cycle of

School lunch

(Minnesota) — April 7th, 2022 — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) recently awarded funding to schools across Minnesota for two new grants to increase the amount of healthy local foods in school meals through its Farm to School programs. Forty-six school districts across Minnesota received a total of $741,619 for purchasing Minnesota-grown and -raised foods to be used in school meal programs. This grant funding will leverage an additional $624,619