This year, the Target Foundation provided $ 5 million in racial justice grants in hometowns to help more than 70 nonprofits remove the barriers faced by black, indigenous and colored communities in sister cities.
Of the 73 nonprofits that received hometown grants this year, nearly 30 are in Saint Paul. Organizations such as Cookie Cart, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, Women Venture, Springboard for the Arts, Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans, YWCA St. Paul, Housing Justice Center and Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio have been awarded grants.
The Target Foundation has a strong focus on small business, talent development, housing and asset creation when looking for potential grant recipients. The foundation focuses on organizations that address the systemic barriers faced by black, indigenous and colored communities in sister cities.
All recipients are 501 (c) (3) US registered nonprofits in good standing. Grants are awarded to organizations based in Minnesota, with priority given to organizations in the 7-County metro area.
Priority is also given to organizations with an annual budget of less than $ 5 million. The indicative size of the grant ranges from US $ 25,000 to US $ 200,000.
For more information on the Target Foundation and a complete list of this year’s grant recipients, visit their website.