For one grantee, it’s ‘Lights … Camera … Action!’

Participants in programs that Eden Prairie-based CHOICE Inc. provides to the intellectually disabled are expressing themselves in new and creative ways, thanks to a 2019 grant from the Eden Prairie Community Foundation. The $2,000 grant was used to purchase filming gear and film-editing software, enabling CHOICE participants to produce six music videos that will play […] Read more

Because there’s a foundation, more gets done

More critical needs are addressed in Eden Prairie because there is a community foundation. Did you know that the Eden Prairie Community Foundation is one of only about 800 community foundations nationwide? Where they exist, more philanthropy is encouraged and nurtured to address important local needs. For example, thanks to local support, the Foundation has […] Read more

Learn about what we do by attending our free open house Nov. 23

What is the Eden Prairie Community Foundation and what does it do? You’ll learn the basics of the Foundation’s work in an informal atmosphere by attending an “open house” from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 in the Cambria Room of the Eden Prairie Community Center, 16700 Valley View Road. Families are welcome. […] Read more

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” is the title of a 2018 documentary film and more importantly was the guiding philosophy of Fred Rogers, host and creator of the beloved children’s TV program, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” “Won’t You By My Neighbors?” might also have served as the name for a new event held Oct. 4, 2019 […] Read more

Everything You Should Know about Eden Prairie (in less than 500 words)

If you are an Eden Prairie newcomer or have been here a while and are beginning to settle in, there are some basics you should know about the community: Eden Prairie’s name originates with Elizabeth Fry Ellet, an East Coast writer who visited the area in 1853 and proclaimed it to be the garden spot of […] Read more




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Eden Prairie Community Foundation

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.


Eden Prairie Community
8080 Mitchell Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

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Eden Prairie Community Foundation