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Scholtz elected to EPCF Board; Berger is 21-22 chair

Jill Slipper Scholtz was elected as a new member of the Eden Prairie Community Foundation’s board of directors on June 17, and Carlos Berger was elected board chair for 2021-22. Scholtz is a licensed attorney, mediator, and facilitator with 20 years of experience in racial equity work. She also served on the Eden Prairie School Board […] Read more

The Foundation is hiring

The Foundation is hiring a part-time person to provide administrative support and help coordinate events. Do you have experience in those areas, and also know Eden Prairie well? You might be just the job candidate the Foundation is seeking. This is a flexible position, allowing much of the work to be done at home. It […] Read more

Mary Jane and Basil Wissner legacy: supporting scholarship

Last October, the Eden Prairie Local News published a story about the passing of Mary Jane and Basil Wissner, just months apart, and their decades of involvement and service to Eden Prairie. Married for 58 years, the Wissners were known for their community involvement and philanthropy in Eden Prairie, where they lived since the late-1960s. […] Read more

Attend 2021 Prairie Brewfest and vote to fill a community need

A big part of Prairie Brewfest is sampling beer and wine. Trying something new. Learning. So, perhaps it’s fitting that the Foundation also wants to give you a sample of its granting, a role that has us addressing community needs through grants to other nonprofits addressing those needs. You’ll get a taste of what granting […] Read more

Become a volunteer ambassador of the Foundation

Volunteer “ambassadors” are being sought to help the Foundation strengthen its relationships with other Eden Prairie nonprofits and civic groups. If you are a “people person,” know a little bit (or a lot) about the Foundation, and are passionate about making Eden Prairie better, this long-term volunteer position is for you. In this role, you’ll […] Read more




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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