Celebrating elders, celebrating community

Kairos Alive! improves the health of the community by improving the health of elders through dance, song and storytelling experiences. Learn more

Growing healthy food and strong communities

Dream of Wild Health's Indigenous Food Network supports healthy eating, education and employment in Native communities. Learn more

Making homes accessible for all

Rebuilding Together Twin Cities is giving our neighbors the means to stay in their homes by addressing mobility challenges. Learn more

Teaching computer skills to job seekers

Minnesota Literacy Council's Open Door Learning Centers provide free computer training classes to low-income individuals searching for employment. Learn more

Building community through the arts

In Progress' North End Arts Initiative brought Saint Paul's North End neighborhood together through hands-on art projects and public exhibits celebrating the diverse stories of their community. Learn more


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Our Mission


The Mardag Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations that improve the quality of life in Minnesota for children, seniors and other at-risk populations, and for programs in education and arts.

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