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, economic & community development, education, health and human services.

$6.4 million granted to community organizations

The Saint Paul Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation and Mardag Foundation recently awarded more than $6.4 million to nonprofits across Minnesota.

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$6 million

2017 total amount granted