Stories of Impact

Stoebners’ $100,000 gift is intended to make EPCF impactful, long-lasting

The historic Cummins-Phipps-Grill House provided an appropriate setting for a $100,000 gift recently presented to the Eden Prairie Community Foundation’s endowment fund by Joe and Carol Stoebner. (See below for a slide show from the event and its setting.) Just as the Stoebners and the Foundation are no strangers to the house – having donated […] Read More

Where donor dollars are going in 2018

The Eden Prairie Community Foundation’s 2018 grants don’t become official until they’re presented April 28 to respective organizations, but we can share the general areas to which we’re devoting resources this year: Fresh, nutritious foods for those in need Technology to make nonprofits operate more efficiently Increased awareness about what Eden Prairie services are available […] Read More

Helping a youngster live her dream

(Filling unmet needs and working collaboratively with other nonprofits are central to the Eden Prairie Community Foundation’s mission. A good example is the Foundation’s “Youth Initiative,” launched in 2015 to provide more funding to youth-related services provided by other Eden Prairie organizations. That includes EPCF grants to the after-school scholarships that PROP provides to families […] Read More

Memorial fund was the right solution at the right time

Doug Stewart remembers feeling overwhelmed by all the things that needed to be done shortly after his wife, Denise, passed away on Sept. 9, 2016 following her courageous, four-year battle against cancer. So, it was “a hugely helpful thing … a godsend,” he says, when family friends Karla Bratrud and Ranee Jacobus suggested that he […] Read More

How do we sustain our nonprofit community?

What if there were no PROP in Eden Prairie? No PROP Shop? No organizations like CHOICE Inc. or Chrestomathy or True Friends to serve our developmentally disabled residents? No one like Cornerstone to support victims of domestic abuse? No safety net at all? It’s a scary thought, if you know and care about Eden Prairie, […] Read More




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OUR VISION: Enhancing the quality of life for all who live and work in our community.


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