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.
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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
The Nature of Giving
Donor advised fundholder Melanie Kleiss wants to preserve Minnesota land and wildlife.Learn More
Generations of Giving
While researching different options for opening a fund, it was important to Sally and Karen that their sons be involved.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More