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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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Learning and Effectiveness

The pathway to effective community partnership

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$7 million in grants announced

The Saint Paul Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation and Mardag Foundation include grants to community organizations addressing equity for Minnesota youth.

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$57 million

2017 total amount granted