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Community Development : Community Foundations

The Saint Paul Foundation

Contributing to the health and vitality of the Saint Paul Community

97.09

101 Fifth Street East Suite 2400
Saint Paul, MN 55101
tel: (621) 224-5463   Web Site
EIN: 41-6031510

Board Leadership
Jan Angell
Chair

CEO
Eric J. Jolly
President and CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.09
  Financial 99.04
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 04/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Saint Paul Foundation is the state's largest community foundation, serving Saint Paul and surrounding areas since 1940. The Saint Paul Foundation actively serves the people of the greater Saint Paul area by building permanent charitable capital, making philanthropic grants, and providing services that contribute to the health and vitality of the community. Together The Saint Paul Foundation and its affiliate, Minnesota Community Foundation, manage assets of nearly one billion dollars. The Foundations work together to create a new era of impact through charitable giving. By mobilizing our resources, we're building strong communities, where all people can find hope and opportunities to enrich their lives.

The Saint Paul Foundation is the state's largest community foundation, serving Saint Paul and surrounding areas since 1940. The Saint Paul Foundation actively serves the people of the greater Saint Paul area by building permanent charitable capital, making philanthropic grants, and providing services that contribute to the health and vitality of the community. Together The Saint Paul Foundation and its affiliate, Minnesota Community Foundation, manage assets of nearly one billion dollars. The Foundations work together to create a new era of impact through charitable giving. By mobilizing our resources, we're building strong communities, where all people can find hope and opportunities to enrich their lives.

Financial

99.04

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2022 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
88.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 16.10
  Program Expenses Growth 15.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Saint Paul Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Saint Paul Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Saint Paul Foundation (MN) 97.09
El Dorado Community Foundation (CA) 88.61
Community Foundation of Grant County, Indiana, Inc. (IN) 92.80
The Oregon Community Foundation (OR) 96.41
The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia Inc. (VA) 97.17

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $95,778,146
   Federated Campaigns $80,929
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $320,796,700
   Government Grants $152,751
Total Contributions $416,808,526
   Program Service Revenue $1,625,078
Total Primary Revenue $418,433,604
   Other Revenue $48,366,798
TOTAL REVENUE $466,800,402
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $107,397,691
   Administrative Expenses $9,552,829
   Fundraising Expenses $2,973,114
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $119,923,634
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $346,876,768
   
Net Assets $1,439,259,797

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Grants to St. Paul Area $82,910,712 77.2%
Community Initiatives $21,198,837 19.7%
Grantmaking Support and Administrative Services $2,197,191 2.0%

Ratings History
The Saint Paul Foundation has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-12 04/01/2022 97.09
2019-12 02/01/2021 91.01
2018-12 02/01/2020 95.66
2017-12 12/01/2018 93.71
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.65
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.36
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.97
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 86.66
2013-12 07/01/2015 88.68
2012-12 05/01/2014 92.12
2011-12 03/01/2013 97.77
2010-12 04/01/2012 95.61
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.18
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 88.84
2008-12 04/01/2010 90.35
2007-12 12/17/2008 99.17
2006-12 05/01/2008 93.97
2005-12 10/01/2006 84.82
2004-12 12/01/2005 76.21
2003-12 10/01/2004 88.24

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 41-6031510
Name in IRS Master File SAINT PAUL & MINNESOTA FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T31
NTEE Classification Community Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date February, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$502,973 0.41% Eric Jolly President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Saint Paul Foundation (MN) 97.09
Community Foundation of Tampa Bay (FL) 95.99
Orange County Community Foundation (CA) 95.47
The Oregon Community Foundation (OR) 96.41
Albuquerque Community Foundation (NM) 93.44

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Charity Contact Info

The Saint Paul Foundation
101 Fifth Street East
Suite 2400
Saint Paul, MN 55101
tel: (621) 224-5463
EIN: 41-6031510

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Board Leadership

Jan Angell
Chair

CEO

Eric J. Jolly
President and CEO

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