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Apr 18th

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U.S. Bank closes on $3.1 million to rehab Twin Cities Public Television Building

U.S. Bank closes on $3.1 million to rehab Twin Cities Public Television BuildingU.S. Bank and Sunrise Banks closed on $3.1 million in tax credit equity financing that will help renovate the offices of and build community space for Twin Cities Public Television (tpt).
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FUNdraising Good Times: Professional development pays dividends

FUNdraising Good Times: Professional development pays dividendsWe were reviewing a proposal for a client this week and noticed in the funder's guidelines a request for information about the organization's ongoing training and professional development activities, and the budget for these. Needless to say there was silence in the room. Having worked with organizations for a long time we know that nonprofits are often overwhelmed by the information funders want to see in a proposal. We could feel their pain, and almost read their minds, "What??##@@?!??"
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Dean named YouthCARE Executive Director

Dean named YouthCARE Executive DirectorThe YouthCARE Board of Directors has appointed Willie Dean as the organization's next executive director. He will succeed 40-year YouthCARE founding executive director Craig Luedemann, who will retire at the end of February.
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FUNdraising Good Times: The "Carnegie Hall or Bust" fundraiser

FUNdraising Good Times: The Part two of a two-part series

Dr. Todd Robinson is a navy pilot and flight surgeon, author, film producer, medical school faculty member, and a practicing physician. He is an MD and a PhD. But until now there was one area in which he had no experience: fundraising.
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Unless emergency measures are taken, many families will be cut off from their only source of income: Warsame seeks fed action on money transfer issue

Unless emergency measures are taken, many families will be cut off from their only source of income: Warsame seeks fed action on money transfer issueMinneapolis City Council Member Abdi Warsame is calling on federal agencies to quickly find solutions to a critical, developing issue that affects the local Somali community's ability to send funds to their families in Somalia. Each year, Somali Americans in Minneapolis send hundreds of millions to help their loved ones meet basic needs like food, schooling and healthcare. The flow of these funds is facilitated by Somali American Money Transfer Operators and represents a significant share of Somalia's economy.
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FUNdraising Good Times: The "Carnegie Hall or Bust" fundraiser

FUNdraising Good Times: The Part one of a two-part series
We were recently caught off guard when Dr. Todd Robinson, a FUNdraising Good Times! reader, shared with us that he raises over $75,000 using information from this column. We had to learn more so we could share his story with you and inspire you to achieve your fundraising goals. We asked Robinson a few questions and with this two part series we share his story with you.
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Klobuchar highlights efforts to boost diversity in tech sector

Klobuchar highlights efforts to boost diversity in tech sectorEarlier this week, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar helped launch a "Diversifying Tech Caucus" that will bring together lawmakers, researchers, and academics to shape policy that can help increase diversity in the tech sector.
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