Over the past four years, the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations have granted nearly $2 million to Catholic Charities in an effort to address homelessness in Saint Paul, with $1.7 million coming from donor advised funds.
We’ve partnered with local community leaders from the City of Saint Paul, Ramsey County and the nonprofit sector to work together to fund more outreach workers, provide more shelter space in downtown Saint Paul and help long-term shelter users move into more permanent housing.
President Joe Spencer sat down with us after six months on the job to talk about the Saint Paul Downtown Alliance’s goal to fill every corner and block of downtown Saint Paul with people and places that delight and surprise.
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At the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations, we understand that meaningful, effective community partnerships are the cornerstone of the work that we do.