Posts Tagged ‘general’

Annual letter: Grantmaking forecast and 2014 highlights

This annual letter updates our grantees and program partners with information about The McKnight Foundation’s grantmaking forecast and program priorities as we enter 2015. We believe that communicating openly about our work can build shared understanding among our partners, helping us all to work more effectively together. McKnight’s grantmaking in 2015 is slated to total […]


Kate Wolford: Our Organizational DNA

The McKnight Foundation’s founder, William L. McKnight, served as president and then chairman of 3M over a 40-year period. In May, the Foundation’s board of directors visited the St. Paul headquarters of the 3M Corporation. Afterward I received a lovely note from the person who led us through 3M’s amazing Innovation Center. She wrote, “At […]


Tim Hanrahan: Welcome to McKnight’s new blog

Welcome to The McKnight Foundation’s new blog! As a fourth-generation family foundation channeling support through multiple programs, McKnight’s work reflects literally generations of diverse interests and investments. Our current programs run the gamut from economic and community development to the arts and artists, the Mississippi River’s water quality, neuroscience research and collaborative crop research, early […]