Sunrise on the Mississippi
Thank you for joining us as we ZOOMed-in on the truly transformative RiverFirst projects reshaping the Minneapolis riverfront for generations to come.
Water Works
Water Works will elevate cultural heritage and bring needed amenities to the Central Riverfront. Grand opening in fall 2020.
Common Ground
Our new blog is a gathering space for stories about how parks transform lives, along with the latest on news and events.
Foundation Initiatives
Developing spaces where everyone feels welcome and sees themselves in safe, thriving environments.
Support Your Parks!
Learn more about the many ways in which you can support the parks.
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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.

Featured Initiatives

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

Community Profile: John Flavin

We regularly highlight members of our community who are supporting parks through their involvement with the Minneapolis Parks Foundation. We’re inspired by the people who care for and use our parks and we want to recognize the many individuals and organizations who...