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Somali American Women Action Center Twin Cities Metro

Our Mission is to empower, uplift, protect and educate immigrants/refugee women in Minnesota so that they can achieve and thrive economically and Socially to build more resilient and healthy futures for themselves and for their children.

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Grants Awarded:

Communities First Fund

$15,000 in 2020
Term: 1 year

Communities First Fund grants supported BIPOC-led organizations, responding to the immediate COVID-19-related needs in their communities during the early weeks and months of the pandemic.

Community Innovation Grants

$10,000 in 2019
Term: 1 year

Community Innovation Grants were offered until 2021 in partnership with the Bush Foundation. Grants supported communities to use problem solving processes that lead to more effective, equitable, and sustainable solutions.