Shop for a volunteer role perfect for you

Are you looking for a way to give back to Eden Prairie? If so, we have just the event for you: The GIVE Gathering. This open-house-style volunteer fair is returning Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 from 6-8 p.m. at Central Middle School, 8025 School Road. That’s a brand new location for this event, and coincides with […] Read more

So, what’s being served at 2021 Prairie Brewfest?

It’s called Prairie Brewfest, but it’s not just about the beer. If you attend the 2021 Prairie Brewfest fundraiser from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at Purgatory Creek Park in Eden Prairie, you can sample beverages beyond the beers provided by 15 great breweries. There’s also: Wine samples from Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria; Cider […] Read more

Come to Brewfest on Sept. 11 and help decide the Brewfest Choice Grants

You’ll be helping the Foundation evaluate community needs and decide where grant dollars should go, if you attend 2021 Prairie Brewfest and vote on the Brewfest Choice Grants. This Brewfest feature, launched at the 2019 event, is meant to put the Foundation’s grant-making role on display. The Foundation since 1981 has granted about $2 million […] 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




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OUR MISSION: Enriching our community through philanthropy, collaboration and leadership.

OUR VISION: Enhancing the quality of life for all who live and work in our community.


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