A Vibrant Minnesota
We inspire generosity, advocate for equity and invest in
community-led solutions. Together, these three strategic 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.
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
Make the most impact with your philanthropic 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.
Frontline Families Fund
This fund, in partnership with Dr. Michael Osterholm, is providing financial assistance through grants and educational scholarships to families who have lost a healthcare worker loved one to COVID-19.Learn about the Fund
Art In This Present Moment
Over 50 Minnesota artists responded in real time to history as it unfolded by creating Art in This Present Moment.View the Gallery
14th Annual Facing Race Awards
Join us in celebrating our four 2020 Facing Race Award honorees.Watch the Award Show
Stories From Our Community
Grants will help nonprofits remain responsive and resilient after a challenging year.Read the News
Ellen will be responsible for assisting the chief investment officer in all aspects of portfolio management.Read the News