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Your Impact in 2019

Your passion for investing for good in your community inspires us. Thank you for trusting us as your partner in giving. Your generosity is what makes our state a vibrant place to call home.

View the difference you made last year in our 2019 donor impact report.

$50M
$50M
Dollars Granted

to organizations through donor advised funds

5,139
5,139
Number of Grants

from donor advised funds

2,323
2,323
Number of Organizations

receiving grants through donor advised funds

80 Years of Impact

2020 marks the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation’s 80th anniversary. There is little in the Twin Cities that has not been touched by the Foundation, and over the years you — our fundholders — have expanded that reach and granted to organizations in nearly every county in the state.

The gifts of yesterday make us better poised to address new and emerging disparities today, to grow the strengths of our community and to foster a Minnesota to be proud of — one where all people and communities thrive.

Giving has nothing to do with the amount. Giving has to do with the gift being meaningful to the giver.

Tom G., fundholder

Meet Some of Our Donors

Melanie Kleiss donor

The Nature of Giving

Donor advised fundholder Melanie Kleiss wants to preserve Minnesota land and wildlife.

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Generations of Giving

While researching different options for opening a fund, it was important to Sally and Karen that their sons be involved.

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Fundholder Linda T. with her sister's photo

A Sister's Love

Linda Turk’s love for her younger sister sparked her to establish a donor advised fund focused on mental health organizations.

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Louise Harris Artwork

Let’s Donate It All

Artist Louise Harris is all in when it comes to giving, with a legacy donor advised fund in her estate plan.

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Bitcoin Donation Fuels Cryptocurrency Gift Acceptance

Here's how one fundholder donated bitcoin to his donor advised fund.

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