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Charitable giving driven by donor generosity for more than 75 years

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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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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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Our Equity Commitment

See examples of our equity work in the community.

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2016 Community Impact Report

Together, we build community, promote equity and inspire generosity.

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East Metro Pulse

Measuring connection and community.

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Our application window for a Building Community Capacity grant is now closed. Other grant opportunities are available throughout the year.

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Our 2016 total Building Community Capacity grant amount