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We are the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations. We believe in the best of Minnesota and the power of its communities. With roots in Saint Paul and partners across the state, we are Minnesota’s largest community foundation and the partner of choice for thousands of donors, nonprofits and community organizations. We inspire generosity to make Minnesota better for all who call it home.

(August 15, 2018) The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations today announced noted scholar and author Duchess Harris as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Facing Race Awards.

(July 9, 2018) The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations today announced a $250,000 grant award to Truth and Transformation: Changing Racial Narratives in Media, a partnership that aims to change problematic racial narratives and their representation in local news media by helping news professionals uncover their own biases and assumptions, and amplifying community solutions to narrative change.

(June 11, 2018) The Foundations recently awarded more than $7 million to nonprofits throughout the state of Minnesota. Among the 208 grants made are organizations addressing disparities facing Minnesota youth.

At the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations, we understand that meaningful, effective community partnerships are the cornerstone of the work that we do. Over the years, these partnerships have allowed us to forge a deep bond with the community and provided us with great insight into how successful community solutions are developed and who needs to be a part of that process.