Explore resources that support your unique experience of giving and connect you to the community.
Our donor toolkit can help you explore topics such as family philanthropy and how your values influence your giving. Preview this interactive resource.
Our Giving+Together, North Star Society an other special events bring donors together to learn about a variety of timely topics. View upcoming events.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Additional Resources to Support Your Philanthropy
Learn about the many options available to you to make a gift today or later.Download the PDF
Download this form to share your future giving plans with the Foundation.Download the Form
Search the list of nonprofits we fund through our endowment grantmaking.View Past Grants