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
Donors

Make the most impact with your philanthropic dollars. Learn why we are the choice partner for thousands of donors.

Professional Advisors
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

Three expert Foundation staff supporting nonprofit endowment fundholders
Establish an Endowment, Create a Legacy

Why establishing an endowment fund is beneficial to your organization’s future.

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Community Sharing Fund
The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation Announces New Board Members

Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation announces six new board members in 2020.

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Fundholder Linda T. with her sister's photo
A Sister's Love

Linda Turk’s love for her younger sister sparked her to establish a donor advised fund focused on mental health organizations.

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Advisor Industry News
20 Resources to Build Your Clients’ Charitable Giving Expertise

Check out our list of philanthropy books, podcasts and Ted Talks for helping your clients achieve their philanthropic goals.

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