Foundation News

We pledge our support of EP at this difficult time

The Eden Prairie Community Foundation has joined nearly 800 organizations pledging unprecedented support to nonprofit partners as well as our residents and Eden Prairie at this time of COVID-19. The national Council on Foundations pledge endorsed last week by the Foundation’s board of directors acknowledges that the shocks of this “new normal” created by the […] Read more

Tina Palmer to lead 2020-21 board; three new members elected

Volunteer leadership of the Eden Prairie Community Foundation changes on July 1 with the recent election of Tina Palmer as chair of the board directors and with the addition of three new board members: Mary Jayne Crocker, Janet Eian, and Tori Hill. Tina Palmer, MA, CFRE, has worked in the nonprofit sector for more than […] Read more

Jasmine Carter is the 2020 Dr. Jean Harris Scholarship winner

Jasmine Carter, a senior at Eden Prairie High School, is the winner of the 2020 Dr. Jean L. Harris Scholarship Award from the Eden Prairie Community Foundation. The $1,500 scholarship is presented annually to a high school senior from Eden Prairie who intends to continue his or her schooling. Applicants are judged on a number […] Read more

Support EPCF and you’re creating grants for food, other essentials

Because of your generous financial support, the Foundation is able to help Eden Prairie residents who need it most – when they need it most, like now. Neighbors who are experiencing food insecurity, violence or abuse, homelessness, disability, or other hardship. Your donations support our work to solve Eden Prairie’s most persistent problems, and make […] Read more

How the Foundation has responded to the pandemic

The Foundation is nearly 40 years old, but its mission to fill unmet Eden Prairie needs has probably never been tested more than now. Nearly everyone in our community is impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. And, in some cases, impacted more than you think. Eden Prairie is deceptive in that way: more diverse, economically and […] Read more




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


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