George Floyd’s murder in May 2020 attracted national scrutiny about major institutions in Minneapolis, and the spotlight exposed historic and current racial rifts and stark inequities in the metro area
The nonprofit African American Leadership Forum, or AALF, was formed in Minnesota in 2006. Today it has more than 7,000 network members who support its vision to be a hub
Minnesota’s arts community is still recovering from the early phase of the pandemic that led to venue closures. But the resilience of arts organizations, particularly those that showcase opera, was
If you think about your relationship to computing devices and the internet during the past two years, it’s likely that you can think of at least a dozen ways you
Nonprofits often describe themselves as democratic, citizen-driven organizations that foster participation in their programs, governance, staffing, and volunteer engagement. Yet many nonprofits, including philanthropies, are not as open and participatory
Donor-advised funds (DAFs) allow donors to make a charitable contribution to a public charity that will manage giving on the donor’s behalf. The donor, who can be an individual, family,
One might think that a global pandemic and the ensuing lockdown that prohibited many kinds of in-person gatherings would put a damper on Minnesotans’ enthusiasm for volunteering for local nonprofits.
If you don’t work at a nonprofit or a grantmaking organization, you might be surprised to learn that applying for and receiving even a small grant can involve myriad and