Stories of Impact

Mary Jane and Basil Wissner legacy: supporting scholarship

Last October, the Eden Prairie Local News published a story about the passing of Mary Jane and Basil Wissner, just months apart, and their decades of involvement and service to Eden Prairie. Married for 58 years, the Wissners were known for their community involvement and philanthropy in Eden Prairie, where they lived since the late-1960s. […] Read more

You, and we, are part of the recipe to make a great Eden Prairie

The recipe to make a good community has a long list of ingredients: good schools and parks, a strong base of nonprofits and civic organizations, healthy tax base, good proximity to services and amenities, wise planning, and more. But one ingredient that stands out to the Foundation is the willingness of residents and businesses to […] Read more

2021 grant will promote early childhood literacy

Preschool children in Eden Prairie will get a literacy boost from a project funded by the Foundation and implemented by the Early Childhood Advisory Council at Eden Prairie Schools. The $1,500 grant from the Foundation has allowed the advisory council to purchase 433 books for the current and upcoming screenings that all Eden Prairie 3- […] Read more

Foundation grants will reach Eden Prairie residents with needs

At-risk young people, older adults facing hardship, victims of domestic violence, and people with special needs are among Eden Prairie residents who will be helped this year, thanks to nearly $57,000 in funding from the Eden Prairie Community Foundation and one of its charitable fund holders. The Foundation recently approved direct grants totaling $22,650 that […] Read more

TreeHouse provides support and much more to EP teens

From time to time, the Eden Prairie Community Foundation is spotlighting local resources. This installment of “EP Help on Hand” looks at Eden Prairie TreeHouse. TreeHouse has been serving teens since 1979, but was brought locally to Eden Prairie in 2019 by Tammy Ryder-Harms.  Tammy has such a passion and heart for helping teenagers and […] Read more

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