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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

$1.25B
$1.25B
Combined Charitable Assets

The largest community foundation in the state

8,575
8,575
Grants Given

To organizations, initiatives and projects

17
17
Community Affiliates

Providing regional granting and donor involvement opportunities

$81M
$81M
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.

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Professional Advisors

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

Nonprofits
Nonprofits

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

Stories From Our Community

Housing investments

Investing in Housing to Strengthen Our Community

Housing is the foundation for stable families and vibrant communities. We are focused on three key strategies to address homelessness and create access to affordable housing.

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New Narrative Project

Walking in the Footsteps of Family

Robin Hickman-Winfield uses the works of her great-uncle, Gordon Parks, to educate youth on the importance of narrative change.

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Giving trends

2020 Giving Trends

The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation predicts the charitable giving trends of 2020.

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Legacy Letter

How A Legacy Letter Can Deepen Family Relationships

Legacy letters provide a peek at the past and a direction for the future.

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