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  • Foundations Announce 2023 First Round Grants

    Foundations Announce 2023 First Round Grants

    Mardag Foundation and partners have awarded their first round of 2023 grantmaking. Grants will support community organizations as they launch, expand and sustain their services in the community.

  • Making a Lasting Impact: 2022 Impact Report

    Making a Lasting Impact: 2022 Impact Report

    The board has established an Impact Committee and continued our work to become an anti-racist foundation, while serving low-income families, older adults and community vitality through arts and culture.

  • Foundations Announce More Than $9.9 Million in Community Grants

    Foundations Announce More Than $9.9 Million in Community Grants

    The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation and Mardag Foundation have awarded more than $9.9 million to nonprofits in their second round of 2022 grantmaking.

  • Foundations Announce More Than $7 Million in Community Grants

    Foundations Announce More Than $7 Million in Community Grants

    The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation and Mardag Foundation, together and independently, awarded more than $7 million to Minnesota nonprofits in their first round of 2022 grantmaking.

  • 2021 Annual Update from the Board

    2021 Annual Update from the Board

    Highlights from the Year Sam and Marcus both share highlights from 2021, including getting to know the work of nonprofits funded by the Mardag Foundation.  We saw a record number of applications…

  • Foundations Announce Nearly $8 Million in Community Grants

    Foundations Announce Nearly $8 Million in Community Grants

    The Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, F. R. Bigelow Foundation and the Mardag Foundation today announced that, together and independently, they have awarded nearly $8 million to Minnesota nonprofits through their latest round of grants. The funding…

  • Mardag Foundation Marks 50th Anniversary

    Mardag Foundation Marks 50th Anniversary

    The life and legacy of founder Agnes Ober is celebrated as a compassionate philanthropist whose impoverished childhood inspired a lifelong commitment to giving The Mardag Foundation, a force in supporting the vibrancy…