Stories of Impact

2020 grants help those who are young, old, homeless, abused

Youth, older adults, victims of abuse, and people who are homeless or homebound are among those who will be helped by 2020 grants from the Eden Prairie Community Foundation. The grants, approved in January by the Foundation’s Grants Committee and board of directors, total nearly $20,000 and are only one part of the granting done […] Read more

For one grantee, it’s ‘Lights … Camera … Action!’

Participants in programs that Eden Prairie-based CHOICE Inc. provides to the intellectually disabled are expressing themselves in new and creative ways, thanks to a 2019 grant from the Eden Prairie Community Foundation. The $2,000 grant was used to purchase filming gear and film-editing software, enabling CHOICE participants to produce six music videos that will play […] Read more

Because there’s a foundation, more gets done

More critical needs are addressed in Eden Prairie because there is a community foundation. Did you know that the Eden Prairie Community Foundation is one of only about 800 community foundations nationwide? Where they exist, more philanthropy is encouraged and nurtured to address important local needs. For example, thanks to local support, the Foundation has […] Read more

Grant + volunteer help = badly needed bedroom dressers

The PROP Shop leveraged volunteer help and a 2019 Eden Prairie Community Foundation grant to purchase 14 ready-to-assemble bedroom dressers and distribute them to families-in-need. It was one of 14 grants the Foundation awarded this year as part of its annual grant cycle, with help from donors, fund holders, and corporate partners. For Foundation officials, […] 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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