This month marks the seventh anniversary of Kiva, a California-based nonprofit that allows ordinary citizens to make small loans to such unlikely entrepreneurs as sheep farmers, fruit vendors and shawl weavers across the globe.
Updated: October 15, 2012, - 06:39 PM
The day after seamlessly pulling off the Twin Cities Marathon, which attracted about 9,000 runners from across the globe, the folks at the nonprofit that organizes the event were continuing the race.
Updated: October 08, 2012, - 07:30 PM
Bert Bouwman doesn't consider himself a trendsetter. But when he planted 15,000 pumpkin seeds at his Brooklyn Park farm this year, he became part of a fledgling national campaign to add a new product for Breast Cancer Awareness Month -- the pink pumpkin.
Updated: October 08, 2012, - 06:26 AM
More than 40 percent of nonprofit leaders across the country saw their salaries decline or freeze in 2010, according to a new report on nonprofit executive compensation.
Updated: October 01, 2012, - 05:51 PM
There still are lots of questions two weeks after video pulltabs were launched to pay for the Vikings stadium, but the games are popping up at more bars across the state and might come to the airport.
Updated: September 29, 2012, - 09:12 PM
The games are projected to fund about $350 million of the $975 million Vikings stadium, but they could also invigorate about 1,200 charities.
Updated: September 19, 2012, - 06:13 AM
Greg Cantwell arrived in Minneapolis on Oct. 28, 2004, expecting to start a job in the airline industry. But that night in his hotel room, he suffered a grand mal seizure and later a diagnosis that would take him on a very different journey.
Updated: September 17, 2012, - 05:53 PM
The good news kept coming for downtown as Public Television announced it's well on its way to the funding needed for the project.
Updated: September 14, 2012, - 09:30 PM
Gino Nelson is a man who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to help some of Minnesota's most vulnerable citizens -- earning him a $10,000 nod of appreciation from the McKnight Foundation
Updated: September 13, 2012, - 05:58 AM