Stories of Impact

Sometimes what nonprofits need most is better technology

It’s far from glamorous, but the backbone of many nonprofits that make Eden Prairie great are the office functions that happen behind the curtain, so to speak. The bookkeeping, data entry, office support, communications, and so much more that is necessary in order to deliver quality, critical programs and services. As a result, it’s common […] 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

This is how your donation strengthens EP’s nonprofit community

Cornerstone, a nonprofit serving Eden Prairie that received a 2018 Foundation grant to purchase and implement a software system to manage its volunteers, recently sent us a note of thanks. “We appreciate your recognition of the importance of effectively coordinating volunteers – and how that impacts our efforts to best meet the needs of victims […] 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

Human Rights Award goes to our friends at Interfaith Circle

Congratulations this week go to one of the Foundation’s fund holders, the Interfaith Circle group, for a Human Rights Award (nonprofit category) presented Tuesday by the City of Eden Prairie’s Human Rights and Diversity Commission. The award – there are also categories for individuals, youth, and businesses – recognizes outstanding work in creating an inclusive […] Read More

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