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2016 Impact Report

A Driving Force for Gender Equity

In 2016, our Board of Trustees approved a bold 10-year strategic plan to serve as a road map for the decade ahead. Our new, enhanced mission – a statewide community foundation investing in innovation to drive gender equity – is reflected on each page of the Impact Report.

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The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota is committed to managing financial resources efficiently, effectively, and transparently.

We welcome inquiries related to our investment strategies, partners, and performance. Please contact Heidi Walsh, Vice President of Finance and Operations, with questions or to request more information at (612) 236-1858 or

Annually, the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota engages independent auditors to audit our financial statements and review the effectiveness of our internal controls. Results of our audit are typically released in August. These are available for download below.

Additionally, the Foundation prepares an annual IRS Form 990, an informational return for U.S. tax-exempt organizations and nonexempt charitable trusts reporting assets, investments, expenses, and grant activity. These are available for download below.

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Excellence Recognition

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GuideStar Gold Level

The Women’s Foundation of Minnesota is committed to transparency and has achieved the GuideStar Gold Level designation. Through GuideStar, we are happy to provide you detailed financial information about the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, including our most recent 990 forms, plus information on our governance, programs, impact, and more.
Access our report at GuideStar ›

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Charities Review Council’s Accountability Standards

The Foundation also completes the Charities Review Council’s Accountability Standards Review process every three years, and renewed its Meet Standards seal in 2016.
See our listing at the Charities Review Council ›