Eden Prairie gives! Find the latest stories about friends and neighbors who are giving back to our community here on the EPisodes blog. While you're at it, subscribe to receive email updates.

The Foundation is taking on more with its 2020 strategic plan

The Eden Prairie Community Foundation is aiming high with its 2020 Strategic Plan. It calls for the Foundation to be a better community leader and make a bigger impact on Eden Prairie by collaborating with other organizations on fundamental changes. The four planks of its strategic plan – all focused on making Eden Prairie better […] Read more

Popular Prairie Brewfest event scheduled for September is canceled

The traditional Prairie Brewfest fundraising event that had been scheduled for Sept. 12, 2020 has been canceled by the Eden Prairie Community Foundation. An outdoor craft-beer festival also featuring music and food trucks, Brewfest had been held every year since 2014, with growing attendance each year. Last year’s event drew nearly 750 attendees. But it’s […] Read more

Summer interns needed at the Foundation

If you’re a student looking for an unpaid internship to round out your summer of 2020, think about a current offering at the Eden Prairie Community Foundation. The Foundation is looking for several students who can spend a few hours per week through the rest of July and August contacting nonprofit and civic organizations serving […] Read more

We pledge our support of EP at this difficult time

The Eden Prairie Community Foundation has joined nearly 800 organizations pledging unprecedented support to nonprofit partners as well as our residents and Eden Prairie at this time of COVID-19. The national Council on Foundations pledge endorsed last week by the Foundation’s board of directors acknowledges that the shocks of this “new normal” created by the […] Read more

Tina Palmer to lead 2020-21 board; three new members elected

Volunteer leadership of the Eden Prairie Community Foundation changes on July 1 with the recent election of Tina Palmer as chair of the board directors and with the addition of three new board members: Mary Jayne Crocker, Janet Eian, and Tori Hill. Tina Palmer, MA, CFRE, has worked in the nonprofit sector for more than […] 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.


Join Our Community

Signing up for the enewsletter is the best way to stay up-to-date on philanthropic events, volunteer opportunities and other ways that Eden Prairie gives back.

Sign Up


Eden Prairie Community Foundation

OUR MISSION: Enriching our community through philanthropy, collaboration and leadership.

OUR VISION: Enhancing the quality of life for all who live and work in our community.


Eden Prairie Community
8080 Mitchell Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

(952) 949-8499


Eden Prairie Community Foundation