Mark Weber

Foundation grant helps address a No. 1 service gap in EP

According to a recent needs assessment, the No. 1 gap for Eden Prairie families is access to transportation. Responding to that assessment, Eden Prairie Schools’ Family Resource Program has developed the Access for Everyone Initiative to work toward filling the gaps for Eden Prairie families. The goal of the Access for Everyone Initiative is “to […] Read More

Thanks to donors, STEM camps get a boost

The Eden Prairie Community Foundation supports local projects that fill needs in Eden Prairie through the community impact grant program. Earlier this year, Talon Robotics was awarded a grant to purchase materials for their summer camp program. These camps provide a robotics experience for children grades 1 through 8. “We are trying to inspire younger kids,” says […] Read More

YOUR GIFT HELPED US MEET THE NEEDS OF HOMELESS YOUTH

If you support the Foundation, you’re supporting the effort to reduce teen homelessness in Eden Prairie. One of the highlights of 2018 has been the official launch of Onward Eden Prairie, a new nonprofit that is focused on creating stable housing for young adults who have been couch-hopping at friends’ homes or sleeping in their […] Read More

A CHECK-IN WITH THE FOUNDATION’S FIRST INTERN

(The following was written by Emily, a college student who is an intern with the Eden Prairie Community Foundation this fall.) When I signed up for an internship with the Eden Prairie Community Foundation I didn’t know what to expect. Mainly I had thought of interns as fetching coffee, making copies, and hours of endless […] Read More

WITH YOUR SUPPORT, THE YOUTH INITIATIVE KEEPS ROLLING

If you are growing up in an Eden Prairie family of lower income, it can be difficult to keep up with your peers. After all, family income helps determine whether you can afford after-school sports, swimming lessons, summer camp, driver education, enrichment classes, and more. The Foundation is trying to “level the playing field” by […] Read More

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