Photo of Marla Spivak
Photo of Marla Spivak
Posters for Parks
Thank you for supporting POSTERS for PARKS!
You helped us raise a record $45,000 for local artists and community parks by shopping in person and online this year. Thank You!
Water Works
Congratulations Owamni!
Awarded 2022 James Beard Best New Restaurant. Discover the new Mississippi Riverfront park and pavilion that Owamni calls home.
People for Parks Fund
People for Parks Fund
The People for Parks Fund exists to advance under-supported projects and programs in Minneapolis parks and to serve as the catalyst for connecting community-driven ideas with funding for Minneapolis parks.
Support Your Parks
Learn more about the many ways in which you can support the Minneapolis parks.
Common Ground
Common Ground
Our new blog is a gathering space for stories about how parks transform lives, along with the latest on news and events.
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Our Mission

The Minneapolis Parks Foundation transforms human lives through parks and public spaces by aligning philanthropic investment and community vision.

Our Role

By connecting visionary ideas with community vision, we can fuel our partners who are making a difference for future generations, and ensure everyone in Minneapolis lives within walking distance of a welcoming, vibrant park.

YOUR DONATION helps ensure the parks in our city remain accessible, equitable and serving everyone.

Big Support Broad Impact – People for Parks Fund

Late in 2021 the Minneapolis Parks Foundation received a very generous contribution directed to the newly established People for Parks Fund. It was a wonderful surprise and cemented our belief that activating parks is as important as maintaining and building parks to...