Bold Philanthropy for Minnesota's East Metro

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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Our commitment to housing endures

On the closing of the Winter Safe Space in Saint Paul and our continuing efforts concerning homelessness

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2017 Year in Review

Check out our 2017 Year in Review to learn more about how partnerships helped us advance equity, strengthen communities and broaden philanthropic expression.

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Hot off the presses: Read our March MNSights e-newsletter on how we partnered to achieve community success in 2017

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$6.4 million granted to community organizations

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Our application window for Building Community Capacity grants is now closed. Check out our other grant opportunities.

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$57 million

2017 total amount granted