Apply for a Grant

Together with high-impact nonprofit organizations, we are able to have extraordinary impact in our communities. The Saint Paul Foundation accepts applications for grants from its community endowment funds. Watch our video to learn more about how we review grants — and get to know the people and passion behind that process.

  • Note: Grant applications are not being accepted for the next grant cycle until after Oct. 19, while our websites are being updated with information about changes in the grant application process. For more information, please read this letter explaining the changes in more detail or contact someone from the Grants & Program team

Send your application to:

Grants Manager
The Saint Paul Foundation
101 Fifth Street East, Suite 2400
Saint Paul, MN 55101-1800

Our grantmaking areas

We make grants in six issue areas that we believe represent the core elements of a vibrant community. In recent years, we have granted roughly 15 to 20 percent from our Legacy Fund in each of these areas. Learn more about each area and how we evaluate impact: