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The Saint Paul Foundation's idea competition has been operating for years, but interest exploded when the prize was jacked up to $1 million this year. More than 900 entries were received, and community-building conversations were launched across the city.
The Saint Paul Foundation Announces 30 Semi-Finalist Ideas in $1 Million Forever Saint Paul Challenge
Nearly 1,000 ideas were submitted to the $1 million Forever Saint Challenge, which asked: What would you do with $1 million to make Saint Paul great?
Minnesota Council on Foundations' Philanthropy Potluck blog recapped the 2013 Facing Race Ambassador Awards.
MinnPost profiles the two recipients of the Facing Race Ambassador Award, Josie Johnson and Ellen O’Neill.
The Star Tribune profiles teacher, Corinth Matera, one of the recipients of The Saint Paul Foundation’s Facing Race awards.
The Pioneer Press covers the April 29 Facing Race Ambassador Awards.
The Saint Paul Foundation president and CEO Carleen Rhodes talked with KARE 11 Sunrise about the importance making sure all Minnesotans are treated like equals no matter their race.
The Saint Paul Foundation will honor five anti-racism advocates at the seventh annual celebration.
The Minnesota Idea Open's Forever Saint Paul Challenge entry period is closed and the suggestions for what to do with $1 million for Saint Paul are now posted. There are the usual sorts of entries -- good, bad, and often typical -- but there are also some that answered the call to let your imaginations run wild.
The Pioneer Press writes about the ideas submitted for the Forever Saint Paul Challenge, which will spend $1 million on a project to improve the city. As the deadline approached on Wednesday, April 3, more than 900 ideas had flooded into the contest website.
The marketing and communications team is available to facilitate interviews with Foundation staff and grant recipients.
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