Performing Philanthropy

Performing Philanthropy

Checking Out Local Charities

There are many credible sites for vetting nonprofits before making charitable contributions.

by Sarah Lutman

Minnesota: An Agricultural State With Many Food Deserts

Grantmakers are uniting to support programs to close food access gaps across the state.

A New Narrative For North Minneapolis

Funders work together to change the story and trajectory of a low-income neighborhood that’s emphasizing its assets.

Societal Mega-Trends Emerge In The Nonprofit Sector

Minnesota and national nonprofits are adapting to sweeping changes in the work world and the public square.

New Perspective and Local Solutions

Arts veteran Ben Cameron returns to Minnesota to lead the Jerome Foundation.

Association Builds Wealth Among Hmong

Nonprofit helps Hmong farmers grow their business, along with their crops.

Is Mark Zuckerberg's Charitable Giving A Game Changer?

What are the ripple effects from Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s charitable giving?

Start The New Year By Helping A Youth Entrepreneur

Why not get involved in the Youth Social Entrepreneurship Collaborative?

Six Ways To Ensure That Nonprofit Succession Fails

Preparing the nonprofit sector for a new generation of leaders.

Equity And Empathy Guide New Foundation Leader

Dr. Eric Jolly takes the helm of Minnesota Philanthropy Partners.

How Minnesota Nonprofits Are Changing The World

Hundreds of local nonprofits, some led by immigrants, are changing the world.

Hiring A Nonprofit CEO

When "designed by committee" isn't a bad thing.

Leveraging Tech For The Public Good

Nonprofits unleash digital strategies to help advance civil society.

Targeting Gender Norms

The philanthropic community has moved beyond simple feminism to ask fundamental questions about gender roles.

Centennials Abound

The Minneapolis Foundation is just one of Minnesota’s prominent nonprofits turning 100 this year.

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