Grant Info and Application: Q & A

What will be the size of the grants? 

Grants will be awarded up to $5,000.

What types of programs will be supported?

In keeping with its mission “to nurture the unique community assets of St. Anthony Park to secure a strong and vibrant neighborhood for future generations,” the Foundation has identified the following priority areas for its grants program:

             Improving our environment

             Strengthening learning opportunities

Enhancing livability

Supporting aging-in-place solutions

Promoting business vitality

Cultivating life-long appreciation for the arts

*Projects that foster volunteerism and collaboration among organizations are strongly encouraged.

What programs will NOT be supported:

  • To carry on propaganda, or otherwise to attempt to influence legislation.

  • To influence the outcome of any specific public election, or to carry on, directly or indirectly, any voter registration drive, with certain very limited exceptions.

  • To an individual for travel, study or other similar purposes, unless certain requirements are satisfied, including the obtaining of advance approval from the IRS.

Who may apply for a grant?

Not-for profit organizations, neighborhood and community-based groups serving the needs of St. Anthony Park are eligible for funding. For the purposes of this grant program, “St. Anthony Park” includes the St. Anthony Park District 12 Community Council boundaries, the University Grove area, 1666 Coffman, the Fulham block of Lauderdale and the St. Paul Campus of the University of Minnesota.

What is the application deadline and when will grant recipients be announced?

Applications must be sent electronically no later than midnight March 31; recipients will be notified in May.

How does an organization apply for a grant?

Download and complete the “Annual Grant Application" Form on this page and submit electronically with your proposal including the information requested in the “Grant Application Guidelines” (if grant request is above $1,000) to: Jon@sapfoundation.org


Any questions please email or call:

Jon Schumacher, Executive Director  (Tel: 651-249-9107)

  Download Grant Application Here  

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St. Anthony Park Community Foundation    PO Box 8038    St. Paul, MN 55108    651-249-9107