-Minneapolis Foundation Grantee list


Minneapolis Helps-North Minneapolis Recovery Fund 
Grants to date: $636,752

June 22, 2011

Basic Needs - $66,042

EMERGE Community Development - $19,834

Costs associated with the Rapid Response Center and emergency support to assist with ongoing needs of those affected by the tornado

Second Harvest Heartland - $31,701
To work with North Minneapolis partner agencies to provide food and basic needs to those impacted by the tornado

Project for Pride in Living - $5,000
Reimbursement of expenses incurred for tornado emergency relief efforts in the days following the storm in North Minneapolis

World Vision - $9,507
Reimbursement of expenses incurred for tornado emergency relief efforts in the days following the storm in North Minneapolis

EMPLOYMENT - $59,152

Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board - $35,000
A youth summer employment program in the North Minneapolis’s tornado disaster zone 

Tree Trust - $24,152
Youth job training program that will help repair and rehab homes and rental units damaged by the tornado 

HOUSING - $100,000

Heading Home Hennepin - $100,000
To establish a short- term rental subsidy program to assist families impacted by the tornado 


Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON) - $35,000
To assist small businesses impacted by the tornado


Boys and Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities - $30,435
Extended youth development programs serving youth and families affected by the tornado

Kwanzaa Community Church - $35,000
To increase the number of children, youth and families affected by the tornado served through its Summer Freedom School program

Minneapolis Beacons Network - $35,000
Expansion of their Youth Enrichment Project services in neighborhoods in North Minneapolis affected by the tornado

North Community YMCA - $35,000
Expansion of summer program services and camp scholarships for youth impacted by the tornado

Plymouth Christian Youth Center - $35,000Tornado relief efforts and expansion of its all day Summer Friends program for youth affected by the tornado


Grants Awarded in Early June

EMERGE Community Development - $30,881
StreetWerks Youth Program, to assist local residents affected by the tornado in North Minneapolis in removing debris and beautification efforts

Minneapolis Department of Health and Family Support - $115,242
The Disaster Recovery Center in North Minneapolis, which provided 2,200 households with emergency supplies

Urban Homeworks - $50,000
The Northside Community Response Team, to make repairs to 30-50 homes and protect uninsured homeowners from further property damage

Urban Homeworks- $10,000
Increase participation of Northside minority contractors in tornado response efforts and assist in their certification and quali
ty control