Affinity Plus Foundation.
People Helping People.

The Affinity Plus Foundation engages, educates and empowers people, helping them unlock opportunities and better their lives.

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Foundation scholarship winners
Joel, Tilak & Gladys, 2021 Scholarship Winners

What We Do

Pathways to Careers & College

Providing access to teachers, students, and the workforce to build skills and knowledge.

Building Inclusive Communities

Partnering with organizations that build toward a future where everyone can thrive.

Providing Basic Needs

Ensuring people are not going hungry and struggling with basic essentials so they can focus on their goals.

Supporting Entrepreneurs

Giving local people the support they need to start and sustain their businesses.

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Statewide Impact

We provide direct support to communities across Minnesota through scholarship and grant programs. Select a city to learn more about the local impact of your giving since 2021. Or see the full list of scholarship winners and grant recipients.

Statewide

Grants

Firefighters for Healing$21,000
Foundation for Essential Needs$15,000
Junior Achievement North$18,000
Minnesota Tech for Success$57,000
Statewide

Grants

Firefighters for Healing$21,000
Foundation for Essential Needs$15,000
Junior Achievement North$18,000
Minnesota Tech for Success$57,000
Alexandria

Scholarships

Anna Joy$3,000
Bemidji

Scholarships

Grace Lauderbaugh$3,000

Grants

Bemidji Senior Center$5,000
BIO Girls Bemidji$1,000
Lincoln Elementary$5,000
United Way of Bemidji$5,000
Brainerd

Scholarships

Alena Rehberger$3,000

Grants

Central Lakes College Food Pantry$5,000
Cambridge

Scholarships

Abigail Scott$3,000

Grants

Cambridge Senior Activity Center$2,000
Isanti County Beyond the Yellow Ribbon$5,000
Coon Rapids

Scholarships

Lorraine Wongbi$3,000

Grants

Cars for Neighbors$15,000
Magnus Veteran's Foundation$5,000
Duluth

Scholarships

Brita Larsen$3,000
Erin Massmann$3,000
Garner Moffat$3,000
Merlea Mrozik$3,000

Grants

Community Action Duluth$5,000
Life House$5,000
Lutheran Social Services - Duluth$5,000
Myers Wilkens Elementary$2,000

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Eagan

Scholarships

Rachel Larson$3,000

Grants

360 Communities$5,000
Rise$5,000
Faribault

Scholarships

Gabrielle Yetzer$3,000

Grants

Community Action Center of Northfield$5,000
Community Café$5,000
Fergus Falls

Scholarships

Shannon Kill$3,000
Grand Rapids

Scholarships

Julia Hanson$3,000

Grants

Great Tails Animal Rescue$5,000
Hastings

Scholarships

Mary Beth Collins$3,000

Grants

United Hereos League$5,000
Lakeville

Scholarships

Sabina Berg$3,000

Grants

Lakeville Miracle League$5,000
Majestic Hills Ranch$5,000
Mankato

Scholarships

Morgan Anderson$3,000
Thomas Braswell$3,000

Grants

Arts Center of Saint Peter$5,000
Feeding Our Communities Partners$5,000
Minneapolis

Scholarships

Lindsay Bacher$3,000
KC (Kai) Pavus$3,000
Ruby Wesley$3,000
Roman Zych$3,000

Grants

Aurora/St. Anthony Neighborhood Development Corp.$5,000
Build Wealth MN$15,000
Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center$5,000
Cookie Cart$5,000

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Moorhead

Scholarships

Samuel Birkholz$3,000
Lotanna Precious Umunna$3,000

Grants

Boys & Girls Club of Red River Valley$5,000
Enrichment Operation$5,000
Lakes & Prairies Community Action Partnership$15,000
New Hope

Scholarships

Alicia Cerney$3,000

Grants

Brooklyn Center High School$5,000
Community Emergency Assistance Program$5,000
Maple Grove Middle School$5,000
Rochester

Scholarships

Ella Hanson$3,000

Grants

Boys and Girls Club of Rochester$5,000
Jefferson Elementary PTSA$15,000
Project Legacy$5,000
Rochester Community and Technical College Foundation$500
Ski Dox$5,000
The Landing MN Inc.$5,000
Three Rivers Community Action$5,000
Roseville

Scholarships

Andrew Halverson$3,000
Rita Rai$3,000
Alia Tang$3,000

Grants

Every Meal$5,000
St. Cloud

Scholarships

Joel Adeyemo$3,000
Tilak Bhatta$3,000
Gladys Owusu$3,000

Grants

Greater St. Cloud Public Safety Foundation$5,000
Sartell Middle School$5,000
United Way of Central MN$5,000
St. Paul

Scholarships

Clare Gallahue$3,000

Grants

Battle Creek Elementary$2,000
Comuindades Latinas Unidades En Servicios (CLUES)$5,000
Face to Face$5,000
Foster Advocates$5,000
Genesys Works - Twin Cities$5,000

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Winona

Scholarships

Ross Herber$3,000
Alissa Teigland$3,000

Grants

Let's Erase the Stigma$400
Winona Community Foundation$2,000

Together we can make a difference

Know a deserving student interested in a higher-education scholarship? Or a nonprofit who could benefit from a financial grant? Encourage them to learn more about our giving programs.

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