Year in Review 2021

As the McConnell Foundation celebrates its 85th year, we are grateful for the vision and generosity of J.W. McConnell, whose original gift has allowed us to continue to work in partnership with many organizations to advance a resilient, inclusive and sustainable society that can successfully address its complex challenges. With this privilege comes many responsibilities, […]

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Funding and Partnerships Guide

The purpose of this guide is to describe the Foundation’s approach to funding and partnerships The McConnell Foundation receives hundreds of proposals each year and many people participate in due diligence and partnership development. The guide is used to create parameters for our staff to be consistent in our approach in order to help reduce bias, enhance equity, and ensure that […]

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McConnell Initiatives

McConnell has founded or co-founded numerous initiatives, in the past, with the aim of making positive change in certain issue areas. Many of these initiatives are no longer active, and they no longer guide our funding, investing, convening or other activities. For inquiries about our current work, please consult our Strategic Direction announcement. Click below […]

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