Unbroken tracts of forests connect soaring tropical glaciers in the center of the island to beautiful beaches ringing its coastline. Birds of Paradise, seen nowhere else on Earth except this region, inhabit these forests. So do hundreds of different tribes with entirely distinct languages, making this the most linguistically diverse area in the world.
A familiar adage maintains people should practice what they preach. Engineers with the Karges-Faulconbridge, Inc. (KFI) consulting firm strongly support that concept. In fact, the firm’s office at the intersection of Dale Ave. and County Road B West in Roseville provides an excellent example of that belief.
Many drive past 6889 Rowland Road in Eden Prairie each day — some not realizing that “The Preserve” office building is home to three entities that, in total, paid about $250 million in grants in 2015.
Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies [MACP] announced that Leeanne Huber has assumed the role of Director of Communications. In this position, Leeanne will oversee internal and external communications for the three grantmaking entities under the MACP umbrella: Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, Anne Ray Charitable Trust, and Akaloa Resource Foundation. Leeanne is succeeding Sallie Gaines, who will …
Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies [MACP] announced today that Kevin Bohrer has joined the organization as Program Director. In this position, Kevin will oversee grantmaking in the organization’s Animal Welfare and Legacy and Opportunity domains.
Berea College officials broke ground Thursday afternoon for a new building to house the natural sciences and nursing departments.
Margaret A. Cargill, Target and General Mills organizations led the way in grants and giving. Minnesota’s philanthropic foundations and corporations gave away more than $1.3 billion in 2014, according to a new analysis by the Minnesota Council on Foundations.
Twenty years ago, Bruce Karstadt, president of the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, received a call from a woman named Christine Morse. She brought welcome news: She represented a wealthy benefactor who wished to support the museum. But there was one condition, Morse noted: The donor had to remain anonymous. Not even Karstadt would learn …
Joplin area nonprofits will soon have access to customized disaster preparation and training programs designed to help them create or supplement existing plans.
After one year, Eden Prairie’s Margaret A. Cargill Foundation is already one of the nation’s largest. From its serene headquarters in Eden Prairie, the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation is casting its net wider and deeper than any philanthropy in Minnesota history.
Collectively, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies will soon be among the top grantmakers in the U.S., and two of its grantmaking organizations already top the list of Minnesota philanthropies, when measured by assets.
A new and largely unknown charitable entity, the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, has sailed into the top spot as the state’s largest philanthropic foundation.