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Get to know your EP neighbors at PeopleFest! events

There have been dramatic changes in Eden Prairie since its population boom began in the 1980s, including more ethnic diversity. The percentage of students of color in the Eden Prairie Schools has grown from 4 percent to about 30 percent. More than 20 percent of our population is non-white, and about half that group is […] Read More

Brewfest is all about doing good work through beer

Last year saw a record number of Minnesota craft-beer breweries open, according to MinnPost, and it appears there’s still room for expansion. That helps explain the growth of one of our major fundraising events, the Prairie Brewfest, which last fall had a record 600 attendees and after four years continues to grow by about 100 […] Read More

Could you be a Foundation board member?

What Eden Prairie Community Foundation board members contribute is … a lot! The Foundation is just a few days into its 2018-19 fiscal year, which started July 1, and that means new officers and several new members of the board of directors. You can meet all 17 members of our volunteer board elsewhere on this […] Read More

This is our community leadership role

A recent back-and-forth on the opinion pages of the Star Tribune newspaper has cast the spotlight on the leadership vs. fundraising roles of community foundations across the country. It started with a June 5 commentary questioning whether the nation’s fourth-largest foundation, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation in Mountain View, Calif. – and, by extension, other […] Read More

Your dollars at work: Needs we’re filling this year

When you support the Eden Prairie Community Foundation, you are helping fill unmet needs. That mission came to life again at the 2018 EP Gives event on April 28, when the Foundation’s newest grant recipients were honored. In addition to raising $25,000 on the spot for Onward Eden Prairie, the Foundation also awarded nearly $20,000 […] 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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