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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

8,575
8,575
Grants Given

To organizations, initiatives and projects

17
17
Community Affiliates

Providing regional granting and donor involvement opportunities

$82M
$82M
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

Planning Your Giving in Uncertain Times

Planning Your Giving in Uncertain Times

Here are two giving techniques you can use to support the causes you care about.

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Books that Encourage You to Give, Stand and Grow

Books That Encourage You to Give, Stand and Lead

Foundation staff and nonprofit leaders recommend their top summer reads for nonprofit employees.

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Reading recommendations

Summer Reads and Listens for Professional Advisors

Check out our staff recommendations for articles and podcasts to stay on top of the CARES Act and financial advising.

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Giving is a Family Affair

Sue, a fundholder at the Foundation, shares her personal, family-focused approach to giving.

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