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Hugh J. Andersen Foundation
White Pine Building
342 Fifth Avenue North, Suite 200
Bayport, MN 55003-4502

Program and Geographic Focus

The Foundation is particularly interested in asset-based programs created, initiated, supported or staffed by the constituency for whom benefits are sought. This type of effort builds upon and further develops individual and community capacities. These programs or projects are internally motivated and organized, rather than need-based, service-oriented systems brought in and directed by non-constituents.

Geographic Focus

The Foundation’s primary geographic focus area is the St. Croix Valley:  Washington County in Minnesota and Pierce, Polk and St. Croix Counties in Wisconsin. Programs in St. Paul, Minnesota unduplicated in the St. Croix Valley and utilized by St. Croix Valley residents may also be considered.

From time to time the Foundation may consider programs in other parts of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area and Greater Minnesota. Please contact the Program Director prior to submitting a proposal to determine if the program might be of interest to the Foundation.

Programmatic Focus

Within the primary geographic focus areas, the Foundation is particularly interested in direct service programs:

  • Serving children and youth, especially those that provide personal development activities.
  • Providing various social support services to the community at large.
  • Providing access to health-related services and information.
  • Providing educational opportunities and enrichment to the general community.

The Foundation will only consider the following types of programs and organizations if services are provided in the St. Croix Valley – Washington County in Minnesota and Pierce, Polk and St. Croix counties in Wisconsin:

  • Special projects or programs in public schools.
  • Programs for individuals with developmental or physical disabilities.
  • Programs for seniors.
  • Public/civic projects and activities

Questions? Contact Brad Kruse, Philanthropy Director

(651) 275-4489



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