Sparking generosity across Minnesota

Where donors who love Minnesota make a difference through charitable giving

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Our Passion and Purpose

Minnesota Community Foundation’s mission is to inspire generosity to strengthen Minnesota communities. Our vision is a Minnesota where all communities and people thrive.

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Education reform's "Great Differentiator"

Read Dr. Jolly's blog on out-of-school time as an important component of closing the achievement gap.

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2016 Community Impact Report

Together, we build community, promote equity and inspire generosity

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This is where awesomeness happens.

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Community-led Giving in Minnesota

Minnesota Community Foundation partners with local leaders on statewide philanthropy.

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We serve 14 community affiliates across the entire state of Minnesota.

Total of all 2016 Community Affiliate grants

From Chisholm to Zumbrota, we’re helping local donors strengthen their communities.