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Our Passion and Purpose

The Saint Paul Foundation's mission is to strengthen the East Metro as an integral part of a thriving region. Our vision is of a Minnesota where all communities and people thrive.

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2016 Community Impact Report

Together, we build community, promote equity and inspire generosity

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Facing Race

Submit a nomination for the 2017 Facing Race awards by July 7.

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East Metro Pulse

Measuring connection and community.

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Hot off the presses: Read our June MNSights e-newsletter on how you can help close the achievement gap this summer

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Our application window for a Building Community Capacity grant opens on May 16 and continues through July 11. Other grant opportunities are available throughout the year.

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Our 2016 total Building Community Capacity grant amount