Blog Archives

Frey Foundation gives $1M to Catholic Charities for Dorothy Day Re-Vision

Catholic Charities get $5M Gift Towards $100M Dorothy Day Center

Posted in News

Solving MN Homeless Student Crisis

Solving MN Homeless Student Crisis  

Posted in News

Construction begins on the Rose

Construction Begins on the Rose

Posted in News

Preserving and Pushing Forward: Minnesota Grantmakers Face Up to Daunting Challenges

While philanthropy in Minnesota earnestly pursues a host of strategies to shape solutions to the state’s wide-ranging challenges, how do grantmakers avoid becoming weary from these seemingly intractable crises? Their response: By committing to the long view while seeking incremental

Tagged with:
Posted in News

Frey Foundation collaborates to end homelessness

On a cool October night in 2009, 1,000 Wilder Research volunteers counted 9,654 adults, youth and children staying in shelters, transitional housing, encampments and abandoned buildings. This was a 25-percent jump over 2006. The dramatic increase followed two reporting periods,

Posted in News

James R. Frey is a keynote panelist at the The Family Philanthropy Symposium

Keynotes Thursday, September 15, 9:15 a.m. Leslie R. Crutchfield, Senior Advisor, FSG and co-author of “Do More Than Give: The Six Practices of Donors Who Change the World” Do More than Give: How Family Foundations and Donors Maximize Philanthropic Impact Today’s

Posted in News

Grantmakers Take on Varied Roles in Fight Against Poverty

By Susan Stehling Despite glimmers of positive economic news in late 2011, many Minnesotans still struggle every day to put food on the table, keep a roof over their heads and find steady employment. Our state’s poverty rate is now

Posted in News

Frey Foundation provides grant to support advocacy and citizen engagement

Advocacy and commitment to systems change has been a key priority for Courage Center since its formation 80 years ago. A long-time partner of Courage Center, the Frey Foundation of Minnesota has awarded Courage Center $75,000 to strengthen citizen engagement and advocacy education for

Posted in News

On their way to college

At-risk high-school students are on a course for higher education, thanks to a collaborative effort that lets students earn college credit while still in high school — saving precious time and dollars. The number of enrollments in dual-credit courses increased

Posted in News