Stories of Impact

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

Many organizations-in-need knock on your door. Which one should you answer?

If you’re a business executive, the next knock on your door or ring of your phone may be another nonprofit seeking support. What to do? Even the most community-minded company finds it challenging to decide whom to support and whom to politely decline. One way companies can respond is to seek out their local community […] Read More

Have your beer and help others, too

This is how sampling beer can help hundreds of people in Eden Prairie: You buy a ticket to 2017 Prairie Brewfest, which about 600 of you did on Saturday, Sept. 9. You sample craft beer and other beverages from 20 vendors, enjoy live music, and purchase a bratwurst or slice of pizza. In doing so, […] Read More

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

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