Minnesota's Foundation

The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation is a statewide community foundation that serves all of Minnesota. We got our start in Saint Paul in 1940, and today we steward nearly $1.5 billion in charitable assets for community good.

Charitable Fund Types

A History of Growing Good

Each year, alongside our donors, we make over 8,500 grants to the nonprofit community. We also collaborate with communities in identifying, convening around and advocating for critical issues that affect the world today.

Our Aspiration & Purpose

Guided by our aspiration, purpose and core values, we work every day to inspire generosity, advocate for equity and invest in community-led solutions.

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Nonprofits We Fund

We are proud to invest in community-led solutions. Explore the organizations that have received grants from the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation in recent years.

Partner With Us

We bring together donors, nonprofits and community members to address some of the biggest problems facing Minnesota communities. We inspire generosity, advocate for equity and invest in community-led solutions to make Minnesota better for all who call it home.

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Donors

Working with the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, you can determine how best to achieve your charitable goals. Our team will partner with you and your financial advisors to create a charitable gift plan that’s right for you.

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Professional Advisors partner with the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation
Professional Advisors

You know your clients, we know the community. Together, we can map out the best plan to help your clients realize their charitable goals and plan for their future, all while serving the best interests of our communities.

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Nonprofits Support
Nonprofits

The health of Minnesota’s nonprofit sector is essential to realizing our aspiration of a just and vibrant Minnesota where all people and communities thrive.

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Our 2018 Impact

$1.25B
$1.25B
Combined Assets

The largest community foundation in Minnesota

8,575
8,575
Grants

Given to organizations, initiatives and projects over the past year

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Statewide Affiliates

Investing in local communities

$81M
$81M
Grants

Granted to communities by the Foundation and our partners

Get to Know Us

Foundation Staff
Staff

Find the right Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation staff member to help you with your needs.

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Board

The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation Board of Directors are committed volunteers who govern the Foundation and share their expertise to serve the community.

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Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation Events
Events

The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation hosts events for donors, professional advisors, nonprofit partners and our community. See upcoming and past events.

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Newsroom

See where our work has been featured in the media. View recent press releases and resources for media professionals.

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Careers

We seek to attract and retain talented colleagues with valuable experiences and insight, empower our highly skilled employees and strengthen our culture of collaboration.

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Address & Directions

Find our phone number, office hours, address and directions to the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation office in downtown Saint Paul.

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