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Could you be a Foundation board member?

What Eden Prairie Community Foundation board members contribute is … a lot! The Foundation is just a few days into its 2018-19 fiscal year, which started July 1, and that means new officers and several new members of the board of directors. You can meet all 17 members of our volunteer board elsewhere on this […] Read More

This is our community leadership role

A recent back-and-forth on the opinion pages of the Star Tribune newspaper has cast the spotlight on the leadership vs. fundraising roles of community foundations across the country. It started with a June 5 commentary questioning whether the nation’s fourth-largest foundation, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation in Mountain View, Calif. – and, by extension, other […] Read More

This is how your donation strengthens EP’s nonprofit community

Cornerstone, a nonprofit serving Eden Prairie that received a 2018 Foundation grant to purchase and implement a software system to manage its volunteers, recently sent us a note of thanks. “We appreciate your recognition of the importance of effectively coordinating volunteers – and how that impacts our efforts to best meet the needs of victims […] Read More

Be like Steve: Become a Foundation volunteer

If you’ve been to more than one Foundation event – EP Gives or Prairie Brewfest especially – chances are good that you’ve seen Steve Silverman dutifully recording the event by taking still pictures. Steve, a commercial photographer by vocation, has been providing pro-bono photography services to the Foundation for many years. Not just event photos, […] Read More

Your dollars at work: Needs we’re filling this year

When you support the Eden Prairie Community Foundation, you are helping fill unmet needs. That mission came to life again at the 2018 EP Gives event on April 28, when the Foundation’s newest grant recipients were honored. In addition to raising $25,000 on the spot for Onward Eden Prairie, the Foundation also awarded nearly $20,000 […] Read More

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Mark Weber, executive director of the Eden Prairie Community Foundation.Mark Weber has been the executive director of the Eden Prairie Community Foundation since October 2013. In this role, he enjoys meeting with Eden Prairie residents, and being an active member of the community. If you’d like to connect with Mark, call him at (952) 949-8499 or email him. You can also read Mark’s full biography.

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