Stories of Impact

Foundation Donors Help Those in Need with Fresh Food Options

Meals on Wheels and PROP were awarded community-impact grant support this past year as they both demonstrated a critical need in Eden Prairie. The Eden Prairie Community Foundation is dedicated to finding and fulfilling the greatest needs in the community. Since 1981, donors have entrusted the Foundation to make the most impact with their gifts. […] Read more

Grant Funding Helps to Maximize Cornerstone’s Volunteer Program

Keeping track of volunteers is no small task for a nonprofit. Cornerstone not only served 4,174 people in crisis last year, they also were host to over 1,172 volunteers. Cornerstone’s volunteers put in more than 10,000 hours of service. Cornerstone volunteers are responsible for hosting and preparing meals for clients and their families, providing after-school […] Read more

Foundation grant helps address a No. 1 service gap in EP

According to a recent needs assessment, the No. 1 gap for Eden Prairie families is access to transportation. Responding to that assessment, Eden Prairie Schools’ Family Resource Program has developed the Access for Everyone Initiative to work toward filling the gaps for Eden Prairie families. The goal of the Access for Everyone Initiative is “to […] Read more

Thanks to donors, STEM camps get a boost

The Eden Prairie Community Foundation supports local projects that fill needs in Eden Prairie through the community impact grant program. Earlier this year, Talon Robotics was awarded a grant to purchase materials for their summer camp program. These camps provide a robotics experience for children grades 1 through 8. “We are trying to inspire younger kids,” says […] Read more


If you support the Foundation, you’re supporting the effort to reduce teen homelessness in Eden Prairie. One of the highlights of 2018 has been the official launch of Onward Eden Prairie, a new nonprofit that is focused on creating stable housing for young adults who have been couch-hopping at friends’ homes or sleeping in their […] Read more




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