Grantmaking to improve quality of life in Minnesota

A family legacy. A partner for Minnesota.

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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.

Foundations Grant More Than $8.2 Million to Minnesota Nonprofits

The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations, F. R. Bigelow Foundation and Mardag Foundation recently awarded more than $8.2 million to nonprofits throughout the state of Minnesota.

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2017 Annual Letter

A look back at the accomplishments of the past year.

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Our 2017 total grant amount