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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.

Our Impact

$1.6B
$1.6B
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

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Donors

Make the most impact with your philanthropic 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.

Stories From Our Community

Read How a Rural Attorney Built Her Practice

How a Rural Attorney Built Her Practice

Attorney Abby Leach shares her views on the importance of community foundations and charitable giving in a rural community.

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Read Foundations Announce Nearly $7 Million in Grants Statewide

Foundations Announce Nearly $7 Million in Grants Statewide

Grants will help nonprofits remain responsive and resilient after a challenging year.

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Read A Year Unlike Any Other

2020: A Year Unlike Any Other

In the face of the challenges of 2020, we experienced unparalleled generosity from our donors and innovation from our staff as we responded quickly to meet the needs of our community.

View Our 2020 Year In Review
Read Foundation Names Ellen Brownell Associate Vice President, Director of Investments

Foundation Names Ellen Brownell Associate Vice President, Director of Investments

Ellen will be responsible for assisting the chief investment officer in all aspects of portfolio management.

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