Focused grantmaking for Minnesota's East Metro

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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.

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2017 Annual Letter

A look back at the accomplishments of the past year.

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$7 million in grants announced

The Saint Paul Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation and Mardag Foundation include grants to community organizations addressing equity for Minnesota youth.

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$6 million

2017 total amount granted