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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

Read Racial Justice IS Climate Justice

Racial Justice IS Climate Justice

Sam Grant, executive director of MN350, speaks to why the path to climate change will inevitably center the intersection of racial and climate justice.

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Watch The State of Higher Education

The State of Higher Education

In this Giving+Together event recap, three nonprofit partners share the importance of investing in higher education to support low-income, BIPOC & new American students.

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Read Unlimited Connection

Unlimited Connection

Internet access has helped families in Rice County stay connected during the pandemic.

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Read Community Impact in 2021

Pahoua Yang Hoffman on Community Impact in 2021

Community Impact team leader Pahoua Yang Hoffman reflects her first seven months on the job and the needs of the year ahead.

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