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Minnesota Philanthropy Partners welcomes new board chair and three new board members

News release1/24/17

Minnesota Philanthropy Partners is pleased to announce Chris Hilger as incoming board chair. Hilger is the president of Securian Financial Group, managing the company’s institutional products and services and previously served as MN Partner’s board vice chair. He succeeds Mary Brainerd, president and CEO of HealthPartners as board chair. In addition to new board leadership, MN Partners has also added three new members: Scott Burns, Dr. Joseph Lee and Michael Ott.

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Beyond Walls

Featured Grant12/7/16

Beyond Walls is a local youth development program that builds all-star youth on and off the court. The program uses the racquet sport of squash to engage middle and high school youth from low-income and diverse backgrounds in academic achievement and pathways to college.

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Grants lifting up women part of $7.5 million awarded to Minnesota nonprofits

News Release12/7/16

The Saint Paul Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation and Mardag Foundation recently awarded more than $7.5 million to nonprofit organizations across the state. Organizations and programs that provide support and opportunities for women were among the 225 grantees.

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Featured Grant11/30/16

Tubman’s latest youth housing, Safe Journeys, is a haven for youth experiencing homelessness. This transitional housing and shelter site also offers onsite services to help youth reconnect with their life goals.

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Educators 4 Excellence - Minnesota

Featured Grant10/26/16

Educators 4 Excellence – Minnesota is a teacher-led nonprofit that works to ensure educators have a voice in policy decisions, elevating the prestige of the teaching profession and creating better outcomes for students.

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Guild Incorporated

Featured Grant9/28/16

Guild Incorporated helps individuals with mental illness lead quality lives. Their Equilibrium program connects youth ages 16 to 20 with a community-based alternative to traditional mental health care.

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Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services

Featured Grant9/7/16

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services strengthens the fabric of Saint Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood by keeping current residents in their homes.

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Cycles for Change

Featured Grant7/18/16

Cycles for Change can reframe a youth’s outlook on employment and community leadership using an everyday object: The bicycle.

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Statement on the death of Philando Castile

News Release7/8/16

Our hearts continue to ache for the family and friends of Philando Castile and all those affected by systemic injustice, as well as for the police officers and civilians in Dallas killed or injured last night.

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Central Corridor Funders Collaborative

Featured Grant6/16/16

The Central Corridor Funders Collaborative is taking its final bow after a decade of investing in the people who live and work along the Green Line. See how the legacy created by F. R. Bigelow Foundation and other Funders Collaborative partners will live on. 

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