McKnight Foundation Announces Focus on Climate Solutions, Equity

Read the full story in Philanthropy News Digest.

The McKnight Foundation in Minneapolis has announced that it is broadening its focus to advance climate solutions and build a more equitable and inclusive Minnesota.

In an open letter to the community, the foundation’s president, Kate Wolford, and board chair Debby Landesman note that the decision reflects the family foundation’s mission as well as its new strategic framework. The transformation will include a new goal for the foundation’s Midwest Climate & Energy program, which will work to strengthen clean power sectors of the economy, with the goal of reducing carbon pollution in the Midwest by 2030.

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