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Take part in 2019 PeopleFest! and our bus trip to IndiaFest

One of the Foundation’s largest collaborative efforts is the PeopleFest! celebration that arrives again Aug. 4-14, 2019 in Eden Prairie. PeopleFest! is a series of community events, camps, and programs to celebrate the many cultures that make Eden Prairie great. In true collaborative spirit, no one organization is in charge of PeopleFest!. Instead it is […] Read more

Attend Prairie Brewfest and vote on grant recipients

Prairie Brewfest: It’s not just about the beer. That’s a bold statement because, in fact, if you ask a cross-section of people who have attended our five annual Prairie Brewfest events, many will tell you that it’s ALL about the beer: tasting new varieties on a beautiful fall day in a great park setting. So […] Read more

Eden Prairie’s Top Needs Can Be Met with Your Help

It is often difficult to predict a community’s emerging needs. However, Janet Palmer, executive director of the PROP social services organization in Eden Prairie, often has a handle on the most immediate issues facing our community. According to Palmer, one of the most current struggles facing her clients is the cost of housing. “Families are […] Read more

Interns help move the Foundation forward; meet our newest

In trying to be good stewards of donors’ money, the Foundation uses unpaid interns as a way to be more productive. Most interns are college students looking for exposure to or training in nonprofit management. Allow our summer intern to introduce herself: My name is Samantha Nicklaus, and I am from Cologne, Minn. I am […] Read more

Our Century campaign: More can be done, and the sky’s the limit

Part of what makes Eden Prairie special is the amazingly caring attitude and generosity of its residents and businesses. When a new nonprofit – Onward Eden Prairie – was being launched last year to provide stable housing to young adults who are homeless or precariously housed, the community stepped up to help. A special appeal […] 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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