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Flor Treviño Frey joins as senior director of Twin Cities-based philanthropic organization MINNEAPOLIS — OCTOBER 2, 2019 — Frey Foundation of Minnesota announces Flor Treviño Frey has joined as senior director. Ms. Treviño Frey is the first member of the third …

Frey Foundation of Minnesota Welcomes Third Generation to Executive Team Read More »

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

Solving MN Homeless Student Crisis  

Construction Begins on the Rose

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 …

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

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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, …

Frey Foundation collaborates to end homelessness Read More »

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 …

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

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 …

Grantmakers Take on Varied Roles in Fight Against Poverty Read More »

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 …

Frey Foundation provides grant to support advocacy and citizen engagement Read More »

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 …

On their way to college Read More »