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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Private Funders

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The foundations listed here all have different requirements and specific projects that they typically fund. To find the perfect funding source you should research these foundations to see which of them could possibly be the right fit for your project.

Links to Various Foundations:

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Carnegie Corporation of New York

    • Through nearly one hundred years of grantmaking, the Corporation has applied what Andrew Carnegie called the principles of “scientific philanthropy” to changing times while always working in harmony with the historical mission and legacy of the foundation. Our unremitting efforts remain focused on the two issues that Andrew Carnegie considered of paramount importance: international peace and the advancement of education and knowledge.

  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

    • The Foundation supports leaders and institutions working to achieve a biologically rich, sustainable world where all families can plan for their children and all children reach their potential. We work on the issues our founders cared about most. We also invest in efforts to learn from our work and increase the impact of our investments through targeted evaluation and communications grants.
  • Ford Foundation

  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

    • Established in September 2000, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation seeks to advance environmental conservation, scientific research, and patient care--around the world and in the San Francisco Bay Area.

  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

  • Mankato Area Foundation

  • The McKnight Foundation

    • McKnight's grant programs reflect decades, and generations, of diverse interests and investments. We develop and adjust strategies and approaches based on continuous learning, new research and data, and emergent knowledge.

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

    • The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides grants for projects in the United States and U.S. territories that advance our mission to improve the health and health care of all Americans.

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund

    • The Rockefeller Brothers Fund awards grants throughout the year to support a variety of charitable projects in the United States and abroad that seek to expand knowledge, clarify values and critical choices, nurture creative expression, and shape public policy.

  • The Rockefeller Foundation

    • We seek to achieve our vision through work aimed at meeting four equally important goals: Revalue Ecosystems; Advance Health; Secure Livelihoods; and Transform Cities.

  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation