Focused grantmaking for Minnesota's East Metro

Shaping and strengthening the community's most important initiatives

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The F. R. Bigelow Foundation seeks to enhance the quality of life for all in the greater Saint Paul area, fostering a vibrant East Metro region.

The Foundation will partner, collaborate and invest in opportunities that seek to achieve racially and economically equitable outcomes in the areas of arts & culture, community & economic development, education & youth development, health, housing, and human services.

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2018 Annual Letter

A look back at the accomplishments of the past year.

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Foundations Grant More Than $8.2 Million to Minnesota Nonprofits

The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations, F. R. Bigelow Foundation and Mardag Foundation recently awarded more than $8.2 million to nonprofits throughout the state of Minnesota.

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$6 million

2018 total amount granted