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Why We Gather: To Get Big Things Done

One of the Eden Prairie traditions the Foundation is proud to preserve is a December gathering of community leaders and volunteers that was started in the late-1970s by Suburban National Bank, the precursor to today’s Flagship Bank. The Foundation and Flagship Bank continue this 40-year-old annual event because it’s important to say thanks to people […] Read More

We’re out to make better board members for EP nonprofits

When Eden Prairie’s nonprofits are strong, mission-driven, and getting results, everyone wins. People requiring help and support receive it, and the need for taxpayer-funded assistance is often reduced. It’s no surprise, therefore, that the founders of the Eden Prairie Community Foundation envisioned that this organization would collaborate with and in fact help strengthen the community’s […] Read More

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




Mark Weber, executive director of the Eden Prairie Community Foundation.Mark Weber has been the executive director of the Eden Prairie Community Foundation since October 2013. In this role, he enjoys meeting with Eden Prairie residents, and being an active member of the community. If you’d like to connect with Mark, call him at (952) 949-8499 or email him. You can also read Mark’s full biography.


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