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Grow Your Giving

Invest in a thriving community by supporting the causes and organizations you care about.

Create the Future You Envision

As a giver, you may have many goals: support the causes and community organizations you care about most; provide for your loved ones; invest in social change.

Our local, experienced team will partner with you and your financial advisors to create a personalized giving plan that helps you realize your goals and make an impact.

Why Choose the Foundation

In addition to receiving personalized service and access to high-quality charitable products, when you work with us, you are joining forces with Minnesota’s largest community foundation. We have 80 years of expertise investing in the places and causes you care about.

Mya Honeywell

Mya H., a donor since 2019

We feel very blessed as our family, and so we try to make sure that we give forward to others whenever we can.

Judy M., donor

Together We Are a Force for Change

Our Donors Make a Difference

Our donors responded to the unique circumstances of 2021 with unparalleled generosity, recommending grants to thousands of nonprofit organizations throughout the community.

See Our Donors' Impact

Donor Resources

Explore resources and tools to guide your giving and maximize your use of the online donor portal for managing your fund.

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Events

Our Giving+Together and North Star Society events bring donors together to learn about a variety of topics.

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Meet Our Team

Our dedicated gift planners and philanthropic advisors are ready to help you fulfill your charitable mission. They have the experience and community connections to help you start, continue or grow your giving.

Meet the team

Stories From Our Donor Community

2022 Year In Review

2022 was a hybrid year for many of us. The Foundation adapted to new challenges and expanded the way we support nonprofits with our grantmaking and our donors with their giving.

View Our 2022 Year In Review

Real Estate Donation Offers One Donor New Ways to Support Human Rights

Learn how fundholder Dick Senese turned his property into gifts for his favorite causes with a real estate donation to his donor advised fund.

Read Dick's story

Top 5 Reasons to Partner with a Community Foundation

Here are five unique benefits of working with a community foundation to reach your charitable giving goals.

See the Five Benefits

Turning Rental Property into a Charitable Gift

Fundholder KJ turned her rental property into funding to support her favorite causes through a donation to her donor advised fund.

Meet KJ

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