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Equity in Action Report

Posted on July 28, 2021 by McKnight Foundation

When the McKnight Foundation presented its first-ever public diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement for board approval in late 2017, one board member wisely reflected, “These are beautiful words. I just hope we can back it up with action.” McKnight is indeed backing up aspirational words with action. This report lifts up some examples of shifts they’ve made at the Foundation… Read More
Voices from the Field

What We Learned When We Listened to Community Voices

Posted on August 10, 2020 by Neeraj Mehta, McKnight Foundation

Photo credit: Molly Miles This article was originally published by the McKnight Foundation and is re-posted here with permission. As the McKnight Foundation began developing a new program devoted to equity and inclusion in our state, we’ve been mindful that engaging the wisdom and expertise of individuals and communities beyond the Foundation walls increases the program’s relevance, credibility, and effectiveness… Read More

Invesment Policy Statement (McKnight Foundation)

Posted on May 15, 2016 by McKnight Foundation

The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the McKnight Foundation is responsible for the development and periodic review of the Foundation's long-term financial objectives and the investment and spending policy for the Foundation’s Endowment. The Board seeks to invest the Endowment to facilitate the Foundation’s charitable work in perpetuity. … Read More

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