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How our donors helped make summer camp more affordable

Making summer camps more affordable is a cause that’s easy for the Foundation to get behind. And so, over the past couple of years this organization has provided grants to Eden Prairie Community Education for summer camps that teach youngsters about giving back to their community and how to use their science, math, and technology […] Read More

Here’s your windshield tour of the Foundation’s impact

If you were taking a windshield tour of Eden Prairie to find projects that the Foundation has influenced or helped accomplish, you’d need to take plenty of time and expect to put quite a few miles on your vehicle. The Foundation has awarded more than 500 grants over its lifetime, and been fiscal sponsor to […] Read More

After 36 years, still going strong

The Foundation celebrates its 36th anniversary today. It was on July 20, 1981 that a group of active residents and business leaders announced they were forming a community foundation to ensure the "ongoing vitality" of Eden Prairie. "With rapid growth and development will come additional needs, many of which the City itself will be unable […] Read More

Leaders who are helping us become great

Everyone has an opinion about leadership and what makes a great leader. If that were not the case, the business management section of your local bookstore would suddenly get smaller. We might not agree on exactly what qualities make a great leader, but I’m pretty sure we know one when we see him or her. […] Read More

Who are my neighbors? And why do they look different than me?

Who is my neighbor? It’s an important question in Eden Prairie, where the demographics are continually changing to make us more diverse in just about every way: race, ethnicity, income, household make-up, and more. If we think of our neighbors as being the people who live next door, or on our street, we’re limiting ourselves. […] 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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