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Who We Are

We are a partner to thousands of donors and nonprofit organizations working to help us meet our aspiration: A just and vibrant Minnesota where all people and communities thrive.

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Donors

Make the most impact with your charitable dollars. Learn why we are the choice partner for thousands of donors.

Professional Advisors

You can expect that we will take great care of your clients to ensure their unique giving visions are realized.

Nonprofits

Through grants and partnership, we support innovative organizations across the state of Minnesota.

Our Impact

$1.7B
$1.7B
Combined Charitable Assets

The largest community foundation in the state

9,028
9,028
Grants Given

To organizations, initiatives and projects

75
75
Minnesota Counties

Organizations throughout the state received grants

$101M
$101M
Granted

To communities by the Foundation and our partners

Stories From Our Community

Read Building an Environmentally and Socially Equitable Community

Building an Environmentally and Socially Equitable Community

Learn how Board Member Mary Jane Melendez’s passion for giving shaped her career in sustainability and social impact.

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Read How to Have Conversations About Estate Planning

How to Have Conversations About Estate Planning

Tara Mattessich, shareholder at Larkin Hoffman, shares her tips and tricks for discussing philanthropy with clients.

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Read How MDRF Made a Statewide Impact

How the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund Made a Statewide Impact

See the statewide impact and learnings from the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund for coronavirus.

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Read our response to the Derek Chauvin Trial

Response to Derek Chauvin Trial

The Foundation wants to acknowledge the emotional impact that the Derek Chauvin trial has had on our entire community. As such, we are planning to pause our daily operations to create a period of respite.

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