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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

Read Art as Healing

Art as Healing

White Bear Center for the Arts is on a mission to create healing during the pandemic.

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Read Top Three Ways to Use Retirement Assets to Support Charity

Retirement Assets

Gift planner Elizabeth McCray breaks down the three most common ways donors are giving retirement assets to the causes they care about.

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Read Foundations Present “Art In This Present Moment”

Announcing the Frontline Families Fund

Fund will provide financial support to families of frontline healthcare workers who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

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Read Partnerships That Shine

Partnerships That Shine

Deb Foster, executive director of the Ain Dah Yung Center, shares how collective visions can lead to positive outcomes for youth.

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