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Tailored Tools

Explore resources that support your unique experience of giving and connect you to the community.

Online Donor Portal

DonorView is your place to recommend grants, view your fund statements and more.
Learn how to log in to DonorView.

Donor Toolkit

Our donor toolkit can help you explore topics such as family philanthropy and how your values influence your giving. Preview this interactive resource.

Donor Events

Our Giving+Together, North Star Society an other special events bring donors together to learn about a variety of timely topics. View upcoming events.

Fundholders who make a future gift belong to the North Star Society
North Star Society

The North Star Society recognizes individuals and families who provide for the community’s future by including their fund or the Foundation in their will or estate plans.

Minnesota Community Investment Fund

For the second time, the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation is offering a Program Related Investment (PRI) opportunity through the Minnesota Community Investment Fund. PRIs offer another way to have an impact on the community — by investing in a loan.

Articles for Donors

View our blog for stories of how our donors make a difference, tips to maximize your charitable impact, and updates about our work in the community.

Find Nonprofits to Support

Looking for new nonprofits to support? There are several ways to identify organizations in the areas you care about.

When you have thought through your values, interests and charitable vision, you may be interested in supporting different nonprofits through your fund. Or perhaps you heard about something happening in your community right now and would like to recommend a grant. There are several resources available to help you identify nonprofits for your future grantmaking.

GuideStar by Candid
This online resource collects and provides data about nonprofits across the United States. After registering for a free account, you can search for nonprofits based on location, subject area, population served and other criteria. You can also learn more about the nonprofits you find and see their annual tax statements.

Nonprofits We Fund
The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation is proud to invest in community-led solutions through annual grantmaking to area nonprofits. On our website, you can search and review the last several years of Foundation grants by category/cause and amount funded.

Philanthropic Advisors
Your philanthropic advisor can make nonprofit recommendations based on your values and interests. They are also a good resource for timely opportunities based on things happening in your community, nationally or internationally.

Your Philanthropic Advisor Team

Our 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.

Shannon Gahagan Headshot Shannon Gahagan

Philanthropic Advisor

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Aurea Gerard Headshot Aurea Gerard

Director of Philanthropic Services

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Katie Hae Leo headshot Katie Hae Leo

Philanthropic Advisor

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Justin Kutzer headshot Justin Kutzer

Philanthropic Advisor

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Heidi Tieszen Headshot Heidi Tieszen

Philanthropic Advisor

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Mai-Anh Tran Headshot Mai-Anh Tran

Associate Vice President of Philanthropic Services

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Additional Resources to Support Your Philanthropy

Growing Your Giving

Learn about the many options available to you to make a gift today or later.

Download the PDF
Future Gift Declaration of Intent

Download this form to share your future giving plans with the Foundation.

Download the Form
Nonprofits We Fund

Search the list of nonprofits we fund through our endowment grantmaking.

View Past Grants



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