Investing in Community-led Solutions
Our second Building Community Capacity grant round of 2021 opens for applications on June 29 and closes July 27 at 3 p.m. An information session will take place June 17.

The results are in: The Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund for coronavirus supported 93 organizations, which then granted to more than 1,200 nonprofits and 3,000 businesses throughout Minnesota.

Advocating for Equity
Learn how Mary Jane Melendez’s passion for giving shaped her career as chief sustainability and social impact officer for General Mills and president of the General Mills Foundation.

Inspiring Generosity
Chief Investment Officer Shannon O’Leary discusses how our investment strategy combines Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) as well as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) measurements — all while realizing strong returns.

With our 80 years of history in Minnesota, we have deep knowledge of the local community. And that’s not all. Here are five unique benefits to partnering with a community foundation to achieve your charitable goals.

Hear how one farmer worked with us to simplify the process of donating crops to his donor advised fund. With his fund, he supports multiple causes he cares about while also realizing tax benefits.

2021 GRANT ROUND 2 INFO SESSION
June 17, 3 - 4 p.m.

The grant team from the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation and our partner foundations – F. R. Bigelow Foundation and Mardag Foundation – will host an information session about our second cycle of grantmaking for 2021. The session will provide an overview of the grantmaking programs and an opportunity for a Q&A.