Minnesota Community Foundation

Our purpose is to help make Minnesota thrive by empowering donors, supporting communities and sparking innovation in philanthropy. Since our founding in 1949 Minnesota Community Foundation has:

  • Helped thousands of donors make a difference in the communities they care about 
  • Supported the creation and growth of 14 regional community affiliates
  • Seeded philanthropic innovation through the creation of GiveMN, Minnesota Idea Open and other initiatives

Minnesota Community Foundation Features

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    posted on 31 May 2017 | Group News
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    posted on 30 May 2017 | Group News
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About Us

Minnesota Community Foundation exists to help you achieve your philanthropic goals and sustain a thriving Minnesota. You enjoy the highest level of philanthropic service while improving the communities you care about most.

No other Community Foundation supports local communities like Minnesota Community Foundation. By providing our resources to Minnesota communities large and small, we can help you and your community dream big about the future and spark the generosity needed to make your dreams a reality.

Our strategic and equity frameworks guide our work in community.




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Minnesota Community Foundation
101 Fifth Avenue Suite 400
Saint Paul, MN 55101
United States
Phone: 651-224-5463



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