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Minnesota Community Foundation


Kip, Alvida and Jeff Browne manage a family fund established in 1996 to support good works in their hometown of Wadena.

Minnesota Community Foundation has partnered with thousands of donors to help achieve their charitable vision by supporting the communities they care about. We offer a full suite of tools, services and giving options to help you build a giving strategy and create a charitable legacy.

Our donor services team

Christine Elias, associate vice president of Philanthropic ServicesMala Thao, partner relations officerAurea Gerard, partner relations officer

Shannon Gahagan, partner relations officerRebecca Stibbe, partner relations officerMariah Mousel, partner relations associate

Our fund options include

Donor advised funds: A flexible way to organize your giving

Planned giving options: Create an enduring philanthropic legacy

Unrestricted funds: Maximum flexibility to support changing community needs

Scholarship funds: Support students' educational success

Designated funds: Perpetual support to your favorite nonprofits

Field-of-interest funds: Giving focused on a broad charitable purpose or a specific geographic area

Corporate donor advised funds: Streamline your organization’s community giving

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