A planning grant for La Raza to work with financial institutions to develop low-cost loan options for naturalization application fees.
To support the Minnesota Community Foundation and The Saint Paul Foundation's leadership role in the use of online giving technologies and to spread their knowledge and best practices to other Knight community foundations
To support participatory public arts experience at the 2013 and 2014 Minnesota State Fairs
To support a summer long weekly event offering free dance lessons, social dancing and live music by Twin Cities artists in Landmark Plaza on Thursday nights
To include Knight-community libraries in the creation of a national digital library network
To identify and foster successful community engagement practices within low-income communities and to share the learning locally, regionally and nationally
To increase online engagement in lower income, highly diverse communities through scaling up public neighborhood forums in St. Paul
To support ArtPlace, a creative place-making initiative that uses investments in the arts and other creative assets to shape the social, physical and economic character of cities, towns and communities across the U.S.
To support the development of The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO) and Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies (GTCYS) strategic alliance
To support a sustainability initiative for the Arts Incubator Program, providing fiscal sponsorship, pro bono legal services, fundraising support and organizational development assistance to artist-led non-profit projects
For a participatory public art experience called the Giant Sing Along at the 2011 Minnesota State Fair
To foster cross-cultural exchange and dialogue among Twin Cities Latino and Asian communities, Teatro del Pueblo and Pangea World Theater will collaborate on a series of new works titled "Latino-Asian Fusion Series"