Our support for community challenges

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Grants Received

$207,000
in
2018
Program
Community Innovation Grants
Term
30 months

Saint Paul, MN — To better understand the needs of sandwich generation caregivers and explore innovative solutions to better serve them

$205,000
in
2018
Program
Ecosystem Grants
Term
24 months

Saint Paul, MN — This Ecosystem Grant provides general operating support for Citizens League to help advance its charitable mission

$81,500
in
2017
Program
Community Innovation Grants
Term
25 months

Saint Paul, MN — By 2030 more than 1 in 5 million Minnesotans will be over the age of 65. A significant portion of them will be people without traditional family support, or “solos” – those who are aging alone. The Citizens League, Minnesota Elder Justice Center and two “solos” have joined forces to address this critical issue. Together, they will form a taskforce to explore the existing resources and policies relevant to solo health care decisions, identify core elements of a “Backup Plan” for solos to assure personal health and wellbeing, and create a recommendation plan for future work to implement solutions.

$100,000
in
2016
Program
President’s Innovation and Partnership Fund
Term
26 months

Saint Paul, MN — Minnesota Capitol Pathways Paid Internship Program for College Students of Color and Native American Students

$200,000
in
2016
Program
Ecosystem Grants
Term
24 months

Saint Paul, MN — This Ecosystem Grant provides general operating support for the Citizens League to help advance its charitable mission

$5,000
in
2015
Program
Past Programs
Term
5 months

Saint Paul, MN — Sponsorship of the North Star Summit: Mapping Economic Prosperity for Minnesota

$30,000
in
2014
Program
Event Sponsorship
Term
6 months

Saint Paul, MN — 2nd Annual Generation Now Leadership Visit

$12,000
in
2014
Program
bushCONNECT Partner
Term
6 months

Saint Paul, MN — Co-create programming for bushCONNECT on May 12, 2014

$30,000
in
2013
Program
Leadership Network Grants
Term
5 months

Saint Paul, MN — Generation Now Leadership Visit: an InterCity Leadership Visit for the next generation of Twin Cities civic leaders

$50,000
in
2012
Program
Past Programs
Term
22 months

Saint Paul, MN — Higher Education Redesign

$109,360
in
2011
Program
Past Programs
Term
18 months

Saint Paul, MN — Extend the reach and impact of Common Cents through a third round of engagement centered largely around employer- and organization-based workshops

$500,000
in
2011
Program
Past Programs
Term
13 months

Saint Paul, MN — Citizen Driven Health Reform

$150,000
in
2010
Program
Past Programs
Term
18 months

Saint Paul, MN — Convene a study committee to develop a set of priority innovative and effective reform recommendations to impact Minnesota's systems of higher education

$153,220
in
2010
Program
Past Programs
Term
4 months

Saint Paul, MN — Host community meetings across Minnesota to discuss the state budget crisis; $22,220 of the grant is to be used to assist with CitiZing.

$15,000
in
2010
Program
Past Programs
Term
4 months

Saint Paul, MN — Host a community meeting to be broadcast by Minnesota Public Radio, specifically to present and discuss the findings of the community conversations in Minnesota

$290,000
in
2007
Term
26 months

Saint Paul, MN — To build the Citizens League's organizational structure

$60,000
in
2004
Term
37 months

Saint Paul, MN — For a membership coordinator position