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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2017 Year in Review

Check out our 2017 Year in Review to learn more about how partnerships helped us advance equity, strengthen communities and broaden philanthropic expression.

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Hot off the presses: Read our March MNSights e-newsletter on how we partnered to achieve community success in 2017

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From our leadership

Learn more about our longstanding commitment to the community.

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Facing Race

Watch videos and learn more about our 2018 Facing Race award winners, Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood and Hamse Warfa.

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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.

$32 million

2017 total amount granted

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