Wilder News

Latest updates and mission achievements


Sameerah Bilal-Roby Appointed to Financial Empowerment Council

January 6, 2022
Sameerah Bilal-Roby, director of the African American Babies Coalition and Projects, has been appointed to Saint Paul's Financial Empowerment Community Council.

Sameerah Bilal-Roby Receives Community Partners Award

December 16, 2021
On December 2, 2021, African American Babies Coalition and Projects Director Sameerah Bilal-Roby received the Community Partners Award from the Ramsey County Birth Equity Community Council. The… Read more »

Armando Camacho Named One of Twin Cities Business Magazine's People to Know in 2022

December 7, 2021
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation President and CEO Armando Camacho has been named one of Twin Cities Business Magazine's 100 People to Know in 2022. This list compiles the influencers, thought leaders,… Read more »

Wilder Receives Minnesota Board on Aging Grant to Support People with Dementia

November 10, 2021
On November 4, 2021, Wilder was named one of 11 recipients of grant funding from the Minnesota Board on Aging to support people experiencing dementia and their caregivers.

Caregiving Awareness Campaign Recognized By National Academy for State Health Policy

October 1, 2021
Wilder’s caregiving awareness campaign is included in the National Academy for State Health Policy’s recently released state policy roadmap for family caregivers. The roadmap offers suggestions to… Read more »

Wilder Joins Advocates to Call for Permanent Investments in Families

September 2, 2021
On Tuesday, August 24, Wilder joined Children’s Defense Fund Minnesota, the Minnesota Budget Project, and Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid to co-host a webinar about the importance of the Child Tax Credit and… Read more »

Healthy Aging & Caregiving Services serves the community in new and familiar ways

September 2, 2021
Wilder’s services for older adults and caregivers shifted quickly during the pandemic to meet the needs of our participants and the community. We are applying what we have learned to continue… Read more »

Wilder Begins Search for Next Leader of Wilder Research

July 27, 2021
The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation has begun the search for the organization’s next leader of Wilder Research following the announcement that longtime executive director Paul Mattessich will be… Read more »