A Vibrant Minnesota
We inspire generosity, advocate for equity and invest in
community-led solutions. Together, these three pillars
guide our work in and for Minnesota and the Twin Cities’ East Metro.
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.
Make the most impact with your charitable dollars. Learn why we are the choice partner for thousands of donors.
You can expect that we will take great care of your clients to ensure their unique giving visions are realized.
Through grants and partnership, we support innovative organizations across the state of Minnesota.
Combined Charitable Assets
The largest community foundation in the state
To organizations, initiatives and projects
Organizations throughout the state received grants
To communities by the Foundation and our partners
Board Member Feature: Equity through a Sports Lens
Learn how board member Miguel Ramos’ experiences shaped his work in diversity, equity & inclusion.Read Miguel's story
Equity at Work
Nadege Souvenir shares how the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation internally advocates for equity.Read the post
Three Generations of Giving
Giving has become a family tradition for fundholder Christine Noonan. "The idea of setting aside a fund at the Foundation is a way for us to be thoughtful, more intentional and more planful in our giving,” she says.Watch the video
Stories From Our Community
Learn how Board Member Mary Jane Melendez’s passion for giving shaped her career in sustainability and social impact.Learn More
See the statewide impact and learnings from the Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund for coronavirus.Learn More