Your Gift, Your Goal

Converting your generosity into a vital community.

Philanthropy at a Glance


Total amount of charitable gifts made in the US in 2015 by individuals.


Total percent of all donations in the US that were made by individuals.


Total number of funds set up by The Saint Paul & Minnesota Community Foundations to help our donors meet their giving goals.

Advanced Philanthropy

There are no limits to the ways you can achieve your giving goals. The Saint Paul & Minnesota Community Foundations offer the expertise, service, support and perspective needed to create a customized plan for you. You care about your community; we care about helping you increase its vitality.

No other financial organization or community foundation helps donors achieve their philanthropic goals quite like The Saint Paul and Minnesota Community Foundations. 

We do this by:

  • Understanding our donor's goals for their community, their philanthropy and their legacy

  • Providing top-level service

  • Stewarding your resources for the highest possible return

  • Providing community context, information and perspective from a team of knowledgeble staff

The Saint Paul Foundation’s staff is engaged and creative. They’re able to tell us, ‘Here’s the real need in our community.’

Jim Frey, President and CEO of the Frey Foundation

Getting Started

Learn how our donor toolkit can help you and your family launch or refine your philanthropic journey.

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Meet your Partner Relations team, your primary resource for achieving your philanthropic goals.

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 Learn the many ways you can achieve your philanthropic goals.

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