EIN 41-6017740

Rochester Area Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
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To strengthen community philanthropy by promoting responsible and informed giving and to assist donors in meeting their charitable objectives.
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Program areas at Rochester Area Foundation

Rochester Area Foundation (raf) currently serves emerging charitable projects with fiscal sponsorship arrangements as they develop innovative responses to unmet community needs. Fiscally sponsored projects can accept tax-deductible donations from individuals and grantmakers while focusing on program work and fundraising.grants were provided to support dental care for underserved children and pregnant mothers, provide training for children's museum staff in the needs of autistic children who are learning and playing in the museum, help add a full-time social worker to the local library to connect underserved people to support services and reducing barriers and providing mentoring and support, assist with providing short-term sober housing and recovery support to individuals awaiting placement in a residential treatment program for addiction, and help recruit volunteer drivers who are transporting seniors in our community to non-medical appointments..

Grants made by Rochester Area Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
American Endowment FoundationClose Out Fund$391,617
First Homes PropertiesProjects$340,000
Bear Creek Development CenterGeneral Operating Expenses$245,288
...and 93 more grants made totalling $2,557,976

Who funds Rochester Area Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
United Way of Olmsted CountyDesignations and Program Award$183,269
Mayo ClinicSupport Charitable Programs$108,000
Strive TogetherChallenge Fund$80,000
...and 9 more grants received

Personnel at Rochester Area Foundation

Jennifer WoodfordPresident / Executive Director$97,761
Jeremy EmmiJeremy Emmi Community Impact Officer and Interim Coalition for Rochester Area Housing Director
Amanda PelleyAdministrative Services Manager
Justin VossFirst Homes Program Manager
Don SupallaVice - Chair$0
...and 9 more key personnel

Financials for Rochester Area Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,457,420
Program services$45,072
Investment income and dividends$353,748
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-26,880
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$4,004,036
Net income from fundraising events$1,674
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$8,835,070

Form 990s for Rochester Area Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-04-01990View PDF
2018-122020-01-14990View PDF
2017-122018-10-16990View PDF
2016-122017-10-24990View PDF
2015-122016-10-20990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 22, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $183,269 from United Way of Olmsted County
March 11, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
September 21, 2021
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $108,000 from Mayo Clinic
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
April 27, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsCharities
Community improvement
Operates donor advised fundsProvides grantsConducts researchFundraising eventsState / local levelEndowed supportGala fundraisersTax deductible donationsFiscal sponsor
General information
12 Elton Hills Dr NW
Rochester, MN 55901
Metro area
Rochester, MN
Olmsted County, MN
Website URL
(507) 282-0203
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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