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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Leadership Blog

Learn more about our longstanding commitment to the community through grantmaking partnerships, philanthropic endeavors and our commitment to racial equity.

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Nonprofits to Know

A video series that highlights Minnesota nonprofit grantees of our Foundation that are doing important work in our communities 

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MNSights magazine and e-newsletter is the flagship publication for The Saint Paul and Minnesota Community Foundations.

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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.

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