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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

Martin County Area Foundation

Creating a Relief Fund in Greater Minnesota

Learn more about the Martin County Area Foundation and their transformational work in Martin County in This Present Moment.

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Keystone Community Services volunteers in the back of a mobile food pantry

Bridging Social Distancing through Innovation

Watch how Keystone Community Services is innovating to meet community needs.

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Northside Achievement Zone

Supporting Families to End Multi-generational Poverty

Learn more about Northside Achievement Zone and their transformational work for families in North Minneapolis.

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Dr. Joi Lewis headshot

Healing Trauma through Radical Self-Care

The Healing Justice Foundation provides the community with healing support and resources to address inequities.

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