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2017 Outstanding Grantees of the Year Awards

  On Thursday, September 14, we had our 5th Annual Outstanding Grantees of the Year Awards Celebration. The acceptance speeches from each of the winners were sincere, inspiring and filled with gratitude! We’d like to pass their (and our) deep thanks along to our generous donors, community partners, board members, advisors, volunteers, friends and staff for […]

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2016 Grantees of the Year Awards

The 4th Annual Outstanding Grantees of the Year Awards took place at St Olaf Church in downtown Minneapolis on September 21st. Honoring our grantees and sharing their success stories with friends, families and community is one of the highlights of our work here at MicroGrants. Don Samuels, our CEO opened with a warm welcome, introduced […]

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2015 Grantees of the Year Celebration

On September 16, we had our 3rd Annual Outstanding Grantees of the Year Celebration. The acceptance speeches from each of the 9 winners was sincere, inspiring and LOADED with gratitude! [CLICK below to see the slideshow] We’d like to pass the thanks along to our generous donors, community partners, board members, advisors, volunteers, friends and staff […]

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Don Samuels Joins the MicroGrants team as COO, January 2015

MicroGrants is proud to announce, Don Samuels as our new Chief Operating Officer. He comes to us with decades of committed work toward strengthening low-income people and their communities here in the Twin Cities. Dear Friends of MicroGrants: I am honored to be a part of the MicroGrants team of enthusiastic staff, high-performing partners, generous […]

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MicroGrants, One of My Favorite Things

MicroGrants — Macro-FUN – Celebrating 8 Years of Success May 8, 2014 was a Midwestern storm night. Dark, rain-heavy skies. High humidity and limited low visibility. But inside a gorgeous downtown Minneapolis condo, owned by Al and Kathy Lenzmeier, the smiles of many friends of MicroGrants– donors, partner agency representatives and grantees — overcame the […]

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