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GHR Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-15

At A Glance

GHR Foundation

60 S. 6th St., Ste. 2950

Minneapolis, MN United States 55402

Telephone: (952) 656-4850


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $409,817,396

Total giving: $18,639,103






Established in 2011 in MN

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:


The foundation works to ensure Twin Cities’ urban Catholic schools are faith-filled, academically excellent educational communities that prepare children to be college-ready, productive citizens. In higher education, its funding promotes innovative, values-based Catholic education that creates a positive transformation in individuals, communities and the world. Through annual awards, GHR invests in Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering, St. Catherine University’s Henrietta Schmoll School of Health and the University of St. Thomas’ Opus College of Business.

Global Development

The foundation's global development funding takes an integrated approach to tackling complex challenges by empowering Catholic Sisters, employing inter-religious approaches and helping children be raised in more supportive family environments.


The foundation is joining forces with industry, other philanthropic partners and the United States National Institutes of Health on a game-changing undertaking – the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.

Fields of Interest

  • Catholicism
  • Christianity
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Elementary education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Religion
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Catholics
  • Children and youth
  • Christians
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $409,817,396 (market value)

Gifts received: $61,062,753

Expenditures: $23,620,641

Total giving: $18,639,103

Qualifying distributions: $21,871,537