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The Saint Paul Foundation, Inc.
We work with individuals, families and businesses to help them make the best possible giving decisions. We have years of experience addressing critical issues in the communities we serve.
101 Fifth Street East, Suite 2400
Saint Paul, MN 55101-1800
651.224.5463 main
800.875.6167 toll free
651.224.8123 main fax


The McKnight Foundation
The Foundation may consider funding requests for efforts such as advocacy to improve the policies and administrative rules of executive, judicial, and administrative agencies; information-sharing that is neutral, nonpartisan, and fully describes both sides of a pending legislative issue; and policy research and education.
710 South 2nd Street, Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 333-4220


The Minneapolis Foundation
The Foundation over the past century, we distribute $5 million to $7 million in Community Impact grants to spark transformational change in three strategic areas: education, civic engagement, and economic vitality.
800 IDS Center
80 South Eighth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 672-3878
Toll-free number: (866) 305-0543
Fax: (612) 672-3846


The Hormel Foundation
Grants are made only to organizations ruled tax exempt by the Internal Revenue Service and no grants are made to individuals. Recipient organizations must be operated for charitable, educational or scientific purposes with no part of their funds benefit any private shareholder or individual.
329 North Main Street, Suite 102L
Austin, MN 55912-3478
Phone: 507-437-9800
Fax: 507-396-2705
Email: info@theHormelFoundation.com


Medtronic Foundation
The Medtronic Mission inspires us to address barriers to quality healthcare for patients around the world through our products, employees, and philanthropic programs.
710 Medtronic Parkway LC110
Minneapolis, MN 55432 USA
800 328-2518


The Bush Foundation
While our goal is based on postsecondary educational attainment, we see this as more than just getting an official piece of paper. We want to make sure all children in our region gain the skills and the confidence to successfully pursue their career and life ambitions.
101 Fifth Street East, Suite 2400
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101
651-227-0891 Tel
651-297-6485 Fax


United Health Foundation

Through collaboration with community partnerships, grants and outreach efforts, the United Health Foundation works to:

  • improve our health system,
  • build a diverse and dynamic health workforce, and
  • enhance the well-being of local communities.

Mail Stop: W150
9900 Bren Road East
Minnetonka, MN 55343


Minnesota Community Foundation
We improve the health and longevity of nonprofit organizations through programs like the Arts Learning Xchange.
101 Fifth Street East, Suite 2400
Saint Paul, MN 55101-1800
651.224.5463 main
800.875.6167 toll free
651.224.8123 main fax


Northwest Area Foundation
We align our funding with four interlocking portfolios to advance our strategy to build and share prosperity through good jobs and financial capability.
60 Plato Boulevard E, Suite 400
St. Paul, MN 55107
(651) 224-9635


The Blandin Foundation
Blandin Foundation partners with communities to build and sustain healthy communities that thrive in times of challenge and opportunity.
100 North Pokegama Avenue
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Toll Free: 877-882-2257
Phone: 218-326-0523
Fax: 218-327-1949


Carl and Eloise Pohlad Family Foundation
Youth programs include Summer Camp Scholarships, Youth Advancement, and College Scholarships. Community programs include Challenge, Large and Small Capital grants.
60 South 6th Street
Suite 3900
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: (612) 661-3910


InFaith Community Foundation
We are part of a faith community, as well as a larger local, national and global community. We strive to make a difference in the best way possible and know what we do today changes the world and the people within it for generations to come.
625 Fourth Avenue South, Suite 1500
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Phone: 800.365.4172, 612.844.4110 (local)
Fax: 612.844.4109


The Cargill Foundation
Early childhood nutrition sits at the intersection of education and nutrition. The age group focus of the early childhood nutrition pilot is youth pre-kindergarten through sixth grade (ages 2-12).
PO Box 9300
Minneapolis, MN 55440-9300 United States
800-227-4455 (English)


The Xcel Energy Foundation
Arts and culture, economic sustainability and education proposals that had an environmental component received added consideration. We also looked for opportunities to partner with organizations that share our commitment of promoting a culture of diversity and inclusion.
414 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401-1993


Ecolab Foundation
Through the Ecolab Foundation, grants are made to qualifying non-profit organizations in the St. Paul, MN area and U.S. Ecolab regional locations that align with our focus areas:  Youth & Education, Civic & Community Development, Environment & Conservation, Arts & Culture.
370 N. Wabasha Street
St. Paul, MN
Phone 800-352-5326
Fax +1-651-225-3098
Email institutionalorders@ecolab.com


F. R. Bigelow Foundation
The Foundation funds programs and helps shape initiatives that strengthen neighborhoods and downtown Saint Paul, while enhancing the quality of life in the Saint Paul area.
101 Fifth Street East, Suite 2400
Saint Paul, MN 55101-1800


Curtis L. Carlson Foundation
Through investments in education, mentoring, children and youth at risk, and youth mentoring, the Carlson Family Foundation actively participates in creating strong and healthy communities, and a competitive workforce.
550 Tonkawa Road
Long Lake, MN 55356


Arts Midwest
Arts Midwest promotes creativity, nurtures cultural leadership, and engages people in meaningful arts experiences, bringing vitality to Midwest communities and enriching people’s lives.
2908 Hennepin Avenue
Suite 200
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408-1954
Tel. 612.341.0755
Fax 612.341.0902


The Pentair Foundation
The Pentair Foundation has donated more than $55 million to philanthropic causes focused on providing access to safe water, driving innovative solutions to human needs, and supporting the communities where our employees live and work.
5500 Wayzata Boulevard
Suite 800, Golden Valley, MN 55416-1259
Telephone: 763-545-1730


Northland Foundation
We serve our region through a grantmaking program that provides resources to nonprofit organizations in the region around three priority areas: children, youth, and families; opportunities for self-reliance; and aging with independence.
202 West Superior Street, Suite 610
Duluth, Minnesota 55802
(218) 723-4040 or (800) 433-4045

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