People Who Give Back

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

In turbulent world, Gathering Bridge in honor of Dr. Jean Harris still points the way

Do you recognize the young doctor from the 1955 Ebony magazine cover on this page? She was being recognized for being the first black to graduate from medical school in Virginia. About 30 years later, Dr. Jean Harris would become the first woman mayor of Eden Prairie, the first black mayor of Eden Prairie. I’ve […] Read more

COVID-19 Fund addresses that extra layer of hurt in EP

While it’s heartbreaking to see Eden Prairie life, as we’ve come to know it, turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s an extra and often unnoticed layer of hurt beyond social distancing, closed businesses, and distance learning. This extra layer of hurt is being experienced by Eden Prairie residents who are in need of […] Read more

Coming April 23: The 2020 GIVE Gathering

Eden Prairie’s largest volunteer fair – the annual GIVE Gathering – will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in the lower level of the Eden Prairie City Center, 8080 Mitchell Road. If you live or work in Eden Prairie and are looking for the perfect local volunteer opportunity, this is the event for you. […] Read more

You helped fill local needs at 2019 Prairie Brewfest

Folks who attended 2019 Prairie Brewfest in record number helped the Foundation award grants to four local needs. More than 400 persons voted on the Brewfest Choice Grants that were part of the sixth annual Prairie Brewfest held Sept. 7, 2019 at Purgatory Creek Park in Eden Prairie. They were part of another record attendance […] 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.


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8080 Mitchell Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

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