Recent analysis from the Colorado-based nonprofit First Nations Development Institute shows Minnesota is home to six of the 30 foundations most generous to Native American causes. Between 2006 and 2014, Minnesota-based organizations gave $118.5 million to Indian Country. The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is among the most prominent givers with $18 million in gifts to Native American causes last year.
The SMSC Business Council recently sat down with the Star Tribune to discuss the tribe’s approach to giving. Read more in this Star Tribune article.