We make grants three times per year. Full proposals generally should be submitted by December 31, May 1 or August 1. Decisions are made in April, August and November. Proposals that cannot be adequately reviewed for the current grant period are carried forward to the next one.
F. R. Bigelow Foundation
55 Fifth Street East, Suite 600
Saint Paul, MN 55101
The F. R. Bigelow Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life and opportunities for all in the Saint Paul area. We are a member of the Minnesota Council of Foundations and embrace the grantmaking principles for Minnesota grantmakers.
Our primary geographic focus is the Greater Saint Paul area, which includes Dakota, Ramsey and Washington counties, with a particular emphasis on serving people who live or work in the City of Saint Paul. Our primary areas of interest include:
If you are representing an arts or cultural organization, F. R. Bigelow Foundation recommends that you complete a Cultural Data Project data profile for your organization. For more information, visit mnculturaldata.org.
Please remember that a review of your application or letter of inquiry does not assure that a grant will be awarded. If you have questions, please contact a member of our grants team.
To view examples of what we have supported through our grantmaking in the past, please view What We Fund to date. Search by organization, grant amount, service area, issue area or keyword.
If you have additional questions about what we support, please contact a member of the grants team.