Mental health care with a community of support

Guild Incorporated's Equilibrium program connects youth ages 16 to 20 with a community-based alternative to traditional mental health care. Learn more

Creating housing equity for Saint Paul's residents

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services' Frogtown Housing Stability Project keeps residents of Saint Paul's Frogtown neighborhood securely housed. Learn more

Cycles for Change

Building bikes and developing a new generation of leaders

Cycles for Change teaches youth the ins and outs of running a bike repair shop. It also teaches them critical thinking and leadership skills. Learn more

Building life skills for students through arts education

Upstream Arts helps students with disabilities develop stronger communication and social skills with artist residencies in Saint Paul Public School classrooms. Learn more

MN Hospice

Improving health equity for Minnesotans through hospice

The Hospice Stories project is connecting diverse cultural communities to the benefits of hospice and providing education and resources for health care providers. Learn more

Our Mission

The F. R. Bigelow Foundation promotes the health and well-being of mankind and supports the civic, educational, cultural and other needs of the community. We fund programs and help shape initiatives that strengthen and enhance the quality of life in the Saint Paul area.

Our History

Frederic Russell Bigelow established the F. R. Bigelow Foundation through a trust in 1946. His great love and understanding for the community lives on today. Learn more