2018

BMPP COMMUNITY CELEBRATION - SAVE-The-Date, Saturday January 26, 2019

In 2018, BMPP funded the following 9 projects:

  • APIA MN Film Collective

  • Dead Hmong Women Poetry Project

  • Release MN8 Campaign

  • Perpetual Motion: a fashion zine

  • Asian American Youth Storytellers

  • RISE Muslim Women at the Capitol Day

  • Dance Workshops for Low-Income Youth

  • Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment (gen op)

  • Indigenous Roots (gen op)

2017

BMPP COMMUNITY CELEBRATION - October 7, 2017

In 2017, BMPP funded the following 9 projects:

  • 1LoveMovement (gen op)

  • ManForward (gen op)

  • Funny Asian Women Kollective (FAWK)

  • Reviving the Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment (RISE)

  • Bad Hmong Girl Project (Hmong FM)

  • Asian American Writing Series

  • Family Story Project (College Prep Elementary)

  • Indigenous Roots

  • Hmong United for Justice

2016

BMPP COMMUNITY CELEBRATION - October 1, 2016

In 2016, BMPP funded the following 7 projects:

  • 1LoveMovement

  • Center for Hmong Arts & Talent (CHAT)

  • Community Artists Leadership Initiative

  • Freedom Inc.

  • ManForward

  • David Mura

  • Tibetan Migrant Workers Project.

2015

BMPP COMMUNITY CELEBRATION - MARCH 14, 2015

In 2015, BMPP funded 7 projects and celebrated at our “Pho the Good of All” event.

  • Don’t Buy Miss Saigon Coalition

  • ManForward

  • Building Our Future Campaign

  • Pangea World Theater

  • Asian Women United of MN

  • Freedom Inc

  • Hmong American Farmers Association (gen op)

2014

bmpp community Celebration - March 14, 2014

To celebrate a successful year of giving, the Building More Philanthropy with Purpose (BMPP) Giving Circle, started by 8 Asian American families in the Twin Cities, hosted its first community celebration with families, friends, and supporters. Title “Pho the Good of All,” the attendees heard from the community projects that received funds and enjoyed a pho lunch. Our first 6 grantees included:

  • Hmong American Farmers Association (HAFA)

  • Center for Arts and Talent (CHAT)

  • Minnesota Food Association (MFA)

  • Bicycles for Change (C4C)

  • Asian Economic Development Association (AEDA)

  • Lao Assistance Association of MN (LACM)

Photos from our first community celebration 

2016 bmpp Grantee Video

2013 bmpp Grantee Video