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Community Partnerships

We invest in community-led solutions by identifying, funding and advocating for promising ideas that build capacity and magnify impact.

We believe those living in a community are best placed to identify the solutions to any challenges they face. We are proud to support agents and agencies of change across the state of Minnesota.

Community Initiatives

We partner with organizations spanning various sectors to lead on sweeping change across the state.

Grantmaking

We support nonprofits through grants to strengthen and expand their work.

East Metro Pulse

East Metro Pulse is a biennial survey and report that measures community vitality in the Twin Cities East Metro.

Program Related Investments

These community investments provide a modest return, allowing the Foundation to reinvest dollars and giving our donors a unique opportunity to invest in the community.

Statewide Affiliates

We support local, volunteer-led community foundations across the state of Minnesota. Every year, these foundations grant thousands of dollars into their local communities.

Stories of Community-Led Solutions

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A History Maker Inspiring Women and Girls of Color

Get to know Gloria Perez, president and CEO of the Women's Foundation of Minnesota, and learn what inspires her life-changing work.

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The Resilience of the Nonprofit Sector Shines Through

Get inspired by the inventive ways local nonprofits are engaging and serving their communities during the pandemic.

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WINGS to Soar

WINGS provides Northfield women and youth with the financial resources they need to fly.

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Housing investments

Investing in Housing

Housing is the foundation for stable families and vibrant communities. We are focused on three key strategies to address homelessness and create access to affordable housing.

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