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Sustainable Impact Begins with the Endowment Fund

If you live or work in Eden Prairie, you can be thankful there was a generation of active and involved people that preceded you in the 1960s, ‘70s, and ‘80s. Those folks started many of the organizations that make Eden Prairie great today. For example, they started the Lions Club in 1961, and the Eden […] Read More

Foundation earns GuideStar’s Gold Seal

The Eden Prairie Community Foundation is pleased to announce it was recognized this month for its transparency with a 2018 Gold Seal on its GuideStar nonprofit profile. GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. More than 8 million visitors per year and a network of 200-plus partners use GuideStar data to […] Read More

Beautiful weather, great beer: that was Prairie Brewfest

Another record-setting Prairie Brewfest is history. About 660 persons attended the fifth annual Brewfest held Sept. 8, 2018 at Purgatory Creek Park, and that continues the trend of attendance growth every year. Last year’s crowd was 600. Many thanks to all who attended. The sunny and 72-degree weather was fabulous, making Prairie Brewfest all the […] Read More

Vikings, Wilfs pledge $100,000 to endowment

The Minnesota Vikings and the Eden Prairie Community Foundation have grown older together. It was 1981 when the Vikings arrived in Eden Prairie to set up their new headquarters and training facility. That same year, Eden Prairie leaders formed the Foundation. The Foundation, of course, still calls Eden Prairie home, while the Vikings moved to […] Read More

Get to know your EP neighbors at PeopleFest! events

There have been dramatic changes in Eden Prairie since its population boom began in the 1980s, including more ethnic diversity. The percentage of students of color in the Eden Prairie Schools has grown from 4 percent to about 30 percent. More than 20 percent of our population is non-white, and about half that group is […] 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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