quiet leadership and philanthropy
In 2016, HRK Foundation made approximately 300 grants totaling $2.6 million.
The Arts:

American Composers Forum

For the American Composers Forum’s work addressing systematic bias in their grantmaking and programming (GOS).


Minnesota Historical Society

For development of International Site of Conscience programming at Historic Fort Snelling (Campaign.)


Penumbra Theater

For illuminating the human condition through the prism of the African American experience and facitilitating community conversations about race (GOS).

Community Building:

Ujamaa Place

For their work empowering young Black men (ages 18-30) to change their behavior through redefining concepts of themselves, manhood, success and positive community values, and to become Ujamaa Men (GOS).


Kinnickinnic River Land Trust

For strategic planning and ongoing work to conserve and protect the beauty and health of the Kinnickinnic River and its watershed (Project & GOS). $21,000

Immigrant Law Center of MN

For their leadership role in protecting the universal human rights of immigrants (GOS).


Planned Parenthood

For their leadership role in affirming the human right to reproductive health and freedom (GOS).


Face to Face Health & Counseling

For their work empowering youth to overcome barriers and strive toward healthy and self-sufficient lives (Capital & GOS).


Second Harvest Hartland

For their leadership work feeding neighbors through community partnerships (Capital).