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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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Diversity Endowment Funds

Our community-led funds are accepting grant applications through August 14.

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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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Facing Race

Nominate someone for the 2018 Facing Race Awards today.

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East Metro Pulse

Our opt-in web survey is now open to residents of Dakota, Ramsey and Washington counties.

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Our application window for Building Community Capacity grants is now open. Discover whether your organization is eligible to apply.

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$57 million

2017 total amount granted