MACP 2016 ANNUAL REPORT

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Grantees in the News

Our grantee partners’ good work and community-changing results are frequently featured in the news. Here is a recent selection of a few of those stories.

Nov 15, 2017

Lawrence University to launch campus-wide initiative focused on sustainability

Lawrence University is taking its green initiatives a step further thanks in part to a three-year grant to fund sustainability…

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Jul 12, 2017

Nest of Globally Endangered White-winged Duck Recorded in Northern Plains of Cambodia

For the first time in five years, a nest of the endangered white-winged duck has been discovered in the Northern…

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May 16, 2017

ArtsCore program expands to integrate arts into area classroom

Ensuring arts integration is at the forefront of teaching in the region is the mission of the University of Wisconsin…

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Apr 10, 2017

Minnesota Zoo revamps how it reaches out to low-income families, and they respond

A new program allowing people to visit the Minnesota Zoo for free by showing proof that they receive public assistance…

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Jan 23, 2017

FAHC to launch Finnish American folk school

HANCOCK, Mich. (WLUC) – “Although our region maintains a strong ethnic pride in its Finnish roots, the loss of language…

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Case Study Animals

Southern California Grantmaking (Akaloa)

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT: SAN DIEGO HUMANE SOCIETY Go to Case Study

The San Diego Humane Society is setting the model for what humane societies nationwide can achieve. An innovative feline nursery and canine behavior center have helped bring the number of adoptable animals who are euthanized each year to zero.

Case Study Environment

Quality of Life

Program Highlight: Y-USA Go to Case Study
Case Study Arts & Cultures

Tropical Forests

Program Highlight: CLUA Go to Case Study

MACP News

Oct 16, 2017

Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies leads in disaster work

The Eden Prairie-based organization gave $47.4 million to disaster relief and recovery efforts last year, the most of any philanthropy…

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Aug 31, 2017

Mike Ruetz named Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies

Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies [MACP] announced that Michael Ruetz has been promoted to Deputy Chief Investment Officer. In addition to…

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Aug 01, 2017

Heather Kukla named Vice President at Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies

Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies [MACP] announced today that Heather Kukla has been promoted to Vice President and General Counsel. Heather’s…

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