The mission of the Sundance Family Foundation is to support youth development and strengthen family stability.



The Sundance Family Foundation makes grants to projects in 501(c)(3) organizations that support youth development and strengthen family stability, as well as projects that encourage Youth Social Entrepreneurship. The Foundation focuses giving on organizations whose programming benefits the residents of the following Minnesota and Wisconsin counties: Hennepin, Ramsey, Washington, Chisago, Polk and St. Croix.


The Sundance Research Challenge Grant can be found HERE.

YSE and Grants supporting the development of housing for youth and families without permanent shelter will be accepted June 16, 2016.

Youth Social Entrepreneurship (YSE) integrates practices of positive youth development with community engagement and social entrepreneurship to enable mutual transformation of economies, neighborhoods, and individuals.

Housing Support is strengthened for youth and families through collaborative housing, youth and family housing services, multi-county coordinated care supports or through interagency solutions.

Grants are not being accepted for International Projects.


Contact Information

Phone: (612) 822-8580


Sundance Family Foundation
944 Grand Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105

Grant Guidelines

YSE Resources

Mission Related Investing


Click below to download the White Paper

Youth Social Entrepreneurship: Advancing the Field

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