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Foundation’s leaders providing year-end gift match

The Eden Prairie Community Foundation has a 36-year history as a grant maker: more than 500 grants totaling nearly $2 million to 84 different organizations serving people who live or work in Eden Prairie. But, not every grant application submitted to the Foundation is funded. The fact is, more unmet needs could be filled with […] Read More

Vikings are a part of EP’s history, and will be recognized Oct. 23

The Minnesota Vikings have a long history in Eden Prairie: Of their 56 years in existence as an NFL franchise, 36 of those have been anchored in Eden Prairie, where the team has its offices, practice fields, and other facilities. The Eden Prairie News published an article in 1980 about the impending construction of the […] Read More

Have your beer and help others, too

This is how sampling beer can help hundreds of people in Eden Prairie: You buy a ticket to 2017 Prairie Brewfest, which about 600 of you did on Saturday, Sept. 9. You sample craft beer and other beverages from 20 vendors, enjoy live music, and purchase a bratwurst or slice of pizza. In doing so, […] Read More

Giving back: Is it in your company’s DNA?

“If you want to see a city or town succeed, everyone has to pitch in,” says Jeff Williamson, vice president of Star Bank – Eden Prairie. That’s often viewed as a recipe for successful small towns, but it applies just as well to cities and suburbs. Williamson (pictured above) should know. He’s from a small […] Read More

After 36 years, still going strong

The Foundation celebrates its 36th anniversary today. It was on July 20, 1981 that a group of active residents and business leaders announced they were forming a community foundation to ensure the “ongoing vitality” of Eden Prairie. “With rapid growth and development will come additional needs, many of which the City itself will be unable […] Read More

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