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GIVING WoMN is the Philanos giving circle affiliate in Minneapolis MN.

GIVING WoMN, Minneapolis MN | PHILANOS giving circle network for women in philanthropy

GIVING WoMN
c/o St Paul and Minnesota Foundation
101 Fifth Street E
Suite 2400
St. Paul, MN 55101 
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Who are we

Founded in 2006, GIVING Womn is a collective giving organization of Twin Cities women dedicated to improving our community by supporting local non-profits providing social services. We pool our resources to provide grants in education, health and human services.  As of March 2020, those grants totaled over $1.6 million dollars. About Us 

Our mission

To nurture women’s leadership in philanthropy by engaging and educating our members, increasing charitable contributions and strengthening our community through the impact of collective giving. Grants 

Join us

We welcome new members, whether experienced in philanthropy or just beginning the journey.  Members contribute $1,000 to our Grant Fund, 100% of which goes to grantees, and an additional $100 for operational expenses. Join Us 

Discover Minneapolis-St. Paul

The Twin Cities (#twincities, #minneapolis, #minnesota), of Minneapolis and St. Paul are a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota.  Despite the “Twin” designation, they are separate cities with historic rivalries  – Minneapolis on the West bank of the Mississippi is younger, more modern and trendy; St Paul, on the East bank of the river, is older with charming neighborhoods featuring well-preserved Victorian architecture.  The Twin Cities boast five art museums, three science museums, two professional orchestras, and the Guthrie Theater—a world-class regional theater overlooking the Mississippi.   They also host major league sports teams in all four major professional sports—baseball (Minnesota Twins), football (Minnesota Vikings), hockey (Minnesota Wild) and soccer (Minnesota United FC).



The Collabrium

Beginning 2015, The Collabrium has partnered yearly with GIVING WoMN to provide their award recipients with the opportunity to work with an executive coach. Award winners are leaders from a variety of nonprofits in the Twin Cities.

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN)

The largest state association of nonprofits in the US, MCN works to inform, promote, connect, and strengthen individual nonprofits and the sector.  They provide education, professional development, public policy guidance and civic engagement, cost saving partnerships, research and advocacy—all toward building a healthy, cooperative and just society.

    The Minneapolis Foundation

    Drives collective action to realize strong, vibrant communities, cultivates generosity by taking action on the greatest civic, social, and economic needs—partnering with nonprofits, facilitating grantmaking, driving research and advocacy, and providing services to donors seeking to make a difference in their communities.

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