People Who Give Back

Interns help move the Foundation forward; meet our newest

In trying to be good stewards of donors’ money, the Foundation uses unpaid interns as a way to be more productive. Most interns are college students looking for exposure to or training in nonprofit management. Allow our summer intern to introduce herself: My name is Samantha Nicklaus, and I am from Cologne, Minn. I am […] Read more

GIVE Gathering Provides Volunteer Opportunities

(Due to inclement weather, this event has been rescheduled for 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 29, at the Eden Prairie City Center, 8080 Mitchell Road.) Have you been looking for a meaningful opportunity to help others? If so, the Eden Prairie Community Foundation, Eden Prairie Schools Community Education and the City of Eden Prairie invite you […] Read more

Learn about Rukia Abdi, our current intern

The Foundation’s current intern is Rukia Abdi, who is helping move the organization forward by working in the office two days a week and helping in other ways. Having an unpaid intern is one way the Foundation stretches its capacity without using donor dollars to do so. Rukia is the Foundation’s third intern over the […] Read more

Why We Gather: To Get Big Things Done

One of the Eden Prairie traditions the Foundation is proud to preserve is a December gathering of community leaders and volunteers that was started in the late-1970s by Suburban National Bank, the precursor to today’s Flagship Bank. The Foundation and Flagship Bank continue this 40-year-old annual event because it’s important to say thanks to people […] Read more

A CHECK-IN WITH THE FOUNDATION’S FIRST INTERN

(The following was written by Emily, a college student who is an intern with the Eden Prairie Community Foundation this fall.) When I signed up for an internship with the Eden Prairie Community Foundation I didn’t know what to expect. Mainly I had thought of interns as fetching coffee, making copies, and hours of endless […] Read more

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