About the data


Charter total: $ 1,648,000
Private total: $ 2,403,200
Public total: $ 0
Closed charters: $ 30,000
 
For years: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Recipients of WEM Foundation [Whitney MacMillan] grants, in descending order

External Links

WEM Foundation's Outstanding Educator Awards Program

Financials: 2017

assets: $ 56,935,996
grants: * $ 14,445,750

# Grant # is NOT the amount given for education reform in Minnesota; it is the total grants paid by the funder for all recipients for the given year.

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funder: WEM Foundation [Whitney MacMillan]

Database contains 177 grants from WEM Foundation [Whitney MacMillan] worth $ 10,285,770

Grants for years: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

ein: 41-1604640

43 institutional roles for $765,080

P.O. Box 5628
Minneapolis, MN 55440-5828

Inside Philanthropy: "The WEM Foundation is the charitable vehicle of billionaire Whitney MacMillan."

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43 institutional roles for $765,080

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Year Role Hrs/week Pay Source 990 src
Hield, James
10 roles; show | hide | all roles | profile)
total pay: $ 734,080
MacMillan, Elizabeth S.
10 roles; show | hide | all roles | profile)
MacMillan, Whitney
10 roles; show | hide | all roles | profile)
MacMillan, Whitney Jr.
1 roles; show | hide | all roles | profile)
Norgren, Harriet S.
10 roles; show | hide | all roles | profile)
total pay: $ 31,000
Theiler, Robert J.
2 roles; show | hide | all roles | profile)

 

 

 

 

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Forbes.com
August 31, 2019

#311 Whitney MacMillan

Forbes 500

Whitney MacMillan was the last member of the Cargill-MacMillan family to serve as CEO of Cargill, America's largest private company, retiring in 1995. The family still owns roughly 90% of Cargill, which did $115 billion in 2018 sales across food, agriculture, financial and industrial divisions.

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Inside Philanthropy
March 19, 2017

WEM Foundation: Grants for K-12 Education

OVERVIEW: The WEM Foundation is the charitable vehicle of billionaire Whitney MacMillan. The foundation makes grants in arts, health, environment, social welfare and education. The foundation's education grantmaking has historically focused primarily on Minnesota, the Midwest, and Florida funding charters, education reform groups, and scholarships. The foundation also funds the WEM Outstanding Educator Awards Program.

IP TAKE: The foundation pre-selects the organizations it supports, and doesn't have a website or provide a clear way for grantseekers to get their foot in the door with project proposals. Its WEM Outstanding Educator Awards Program has the most web presence.

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WEM Foundation
March 19, 2017

WEM Foundation's Outstanding Educator Awards Program

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