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To apply for a Building Community Capacity grant from the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation or Mardag Foundation, follow the three steps below.

Step 1: Talk to a Program Officer

All interested applicants are strongly encouraged to call or email one of our program officers before applying to ensure that the grant program fits your needs.

Contact a program officer
Step 2: Find Application Materials

Our grant resources page has the documents and guidelines you need to apply for a grant.

  • Grant round dates and application deadlines
  • Grant guidelines
  • Instructions on how to access our grant portal
  • Sample budgets
  • Interim and final report forms for current grantees
Visit the grant resources page
Step 3: Apply Now

In an effort to better serve our community and nonprofit partners, the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation is adjusting the grantmaking schedule for the remainder of 2020. For more information, please view our Grant Resources page.

View grant resources page

(To apply for grants from Community Sharing Fund or Management Improvement Fund, please see those pages.)