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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.

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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.

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Stories From Our Donor Community

Donating Retirement Assets

Nonprofit Strategies Manager Elizabeth McCray breaks down the three most common ways donors can give retirement assets to the causes they care about.

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How to Make a Donor Advised Fund Part of Your Estate Plan

Here are answers to common questions on how to include a charitable giving fund in your estate plan.

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How A Legacy Letter Can Deepen Family Relationships

Legacy letters provide a peek at the past and a direction for the future.

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Donor Advised Funds 101 - An Introduction to DAFs

Here are answers to your common questions about donor advised funds, a popular approach to charitable giving.

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