Supporting East Metro students

Ensuring all students have access to the resources they need to grow and pursue career goals is an important facet of a healthy community. From early childhood education to college prep, the Foundation supports our region's young minds.

Funding Education

Learn more about our featured grantees and what F. R. Bigelow Foundation has funded.

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Cycles for Change

Cycles for Change can reframe a youth’s outlook on employment and community leadership using an everyday object: The bicycle. Read their story and learn more about their work.

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Educators 4 Excellence

Educators 4 Excellence – Minnesota opens doors for teachers across the metro. Read their story and learn more about their work.

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What we fund

Search through past grantees and see what projects and programs F. R. Bigelow Foundation has funded in the past. 

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Apply for a grant

Use our online portal to apply for a grant, access grant guidelines and more.