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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Friends of the Foundation support the Affinity Plus Foundation through small, monthly donations from an Affinity Plus account.

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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 in 2021. Or see the full list of scholarship winners and grant recipients.

Statewide
  • Grants
  • $36,000
  • Minnesota Tech for Success
  • $21,000
  • Firefighters for Healing
Statewide
  • Grants
  • $36,000
  • Minnesota Tech for Success
  • $21,000
  • Firefighters for Healing
Alexandria
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Anna Joy
Bemidji
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Grace Lauderbaugh
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Bemidji Senior Center
  • Lincoln Elementary
  • $1,000
  • BIO Girls Bemidji
Brainerd
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Alena Rehberger
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Central Lakes College Food Pantry
Cambridge
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Abigail Scott
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Isanti County Beyond the Yellow Ribbon
Coon Rapids
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Lorraine Wongbi
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Magnus Veteran's Foundation
Duluth
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Brita Larsen
  • Erin Massmann
  • Garner Moffat
  • Merlea Mrozik
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Community Action Duluth
  • Life House
  • Lutheran Social Services - Duluth
  • Western Lake Superior Habitat for Humanity
  • $2,000
  • Myers Wilkens Elementary
Eagan
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Rachel Larson
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Rise
  • 360 Communities
Faribault
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Gabrielle Yetzer
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Community Café
  • Community Action Center of Northfield
Fergus Falls
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Shannon Kill
Grand Rapids
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Julia Hanson
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Great Tails Animal Rescue
Hastings
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Mary Beth Collins
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • United Hereos League
Lakeville
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Sabina Berg
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Majestic Hills Ranch
Mankato
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Morgan Anderson
  • Thomas Braswell
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Arts Center of Saint Peter
  • Feeding Our Communities Partners
Minneapolis
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Lindsay Bacher
  • KC (Kai) Pavus
  • Ruby Wesley
  • Roman Zych
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Aurora/St. Anthony Neighborhood Development Corp.
  • Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center
  • Cookie Cart
  • Lovely's Sewing and Arts Collective
  • The Lift Garage
  • Wildflyer Coffee
  • Women's Prison Book Project
  • $2,000
  • El Colegio High School
  • Lucy Laney
  • Roosevelt High School
  • Sheridan Dual Language Magnet
Moorhead
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Samuel Birkholz
  • Lotanna Precious Umunna
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Boys & Girls Club of Red River Valley
  • Enrichment Operation
New Hope
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Alicia Cerney
  • Grants
  • $2,000
  • Brooklyn Center High School
  • Community Emergency Assistance Program
  • Maple Grove Middle School
Rochester
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Ella Hanson
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Boys and Girls Club of Rochester
  • Project Legacy
  • Ski Dox
  • The Landing MN Inc.
  • Three Rivers Community Action
Roseville
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Andrew Halverson
  • Rita Rai
  • Alia Tang
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Every Meal
St. Cloud
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Joel Adeyemo
  • Tilak Bhatta
  • Gladys Owusu
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Greater St. Cloud Public Safety Foundation
  • United Way of Central MN
  • $2,000
  • Sartell Middle School
St. Paul
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Clare Gallahue
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Comuindades Latinas Unidades En Servicios (CLUES)
  • Face to Face
  • Foster Advocates
  • Genesys Works - Twin Cities
  • My Very Own Bed
  • Urban Boatbuilders
  • $2,000
  • Battle Creek Elementary
  • Great River School
Winona
  • Scholarships
  • $3,000
  • Ross Herber
  • Alissa Teigland
  • Grants
  • $5,000
  • Winona Community Foundation

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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Aksel, Affinity Plus Member