February News and Tips from the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation
2020 YEAR IN REVIEW
2020 was a year of challenges. It was also a year of unparalleled generosity, resilience and innovation. Take a look back at what our donors, nonprofit partners and community accomplished together.
TAKE A LOOK BACK
THE POWER OF INVESTING IN HOME
Gyles Randall loves Waseca. Learn how his generosity has helped strengthen the community.
READ GYLES’ STORY
WHAT IS A DONOR ADVISED FUND?
Are you curious about how a donor advised fund (DAF) works? See why many donors choose DAFs.
LEARN MORE ABOUT DONOR ADVISED FUNDS
Advocating for Equity
THE IMPORTANCE OF AN EVICTION MORATORIUM
In this guest blog post, the Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN) explains how an eviction moratorium has helped Minnesotans keep safe and secure housing throughout the pandemic.
READ VLN’S POST
Investing in Community-led Solutions
PAHOUA YANG HOFFMAN ON COMMUNITY IMPACT IN 2021
Our Community Impact team leader reflects on her first seven months on the job and the needs of the year ahead.
READ THE INTERVIEW
A CHOREOGRAPHY OF CARE
Kairos Alive! transforms lives by putting elders at the center of dance, movement, storytelling and intergenerational connection.
WATCH KAIROS IN ACTION
READ MORE ARTICLES
2021 GRANTMAKING ROUND 2
Our second Building Community Capacity grant round of 2021 opens for applications on June 29 and closes July 27 at 3 p.m.
The Foundation in the News
In a tough year, donors came through for Minnesota's charities
- Star Tribune
After scrambling to help others in a tumultuous year, the outlook for nonprofits in 2021? Dicey but hopeful
- Pioneer Press
After witnessing growing racial tensions, Twin Cities Academy senior got to work to make things better
- Star Tribune
Resisting diversity could lead to termination
- Pensions & Investments
We Need To Talk About The Covid-19 Deaths Of Healthcare Workers
Foundations announce nearly $7 million in grants statewide
Foundation names Ellen Brownell Associate Vice President, Director of Investments