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Grotto Foundation Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

Grotto Foundation Inc.

1315 Red Fox Rd., Ste. 100

Arden Hills, MN United States 55112-6977

Telephone: (651) 209-8010


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-04-30)

Assets: $24,228,546

Total giving: $782,050





Additional Contact Information

Contact for questions regarding application process: Cullyn Richter, Grants and Off. Mgr., e-mail:


Incorporated in 1964 in MN

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to improve the education and economic, physical and social well-being of citizens, with a special focus on families and culturally diverse groups. The foundation is further interested in increasing public understanding of American cultural heritage, the cultures of nations and the individual’s responsibility to fellow human beings. Program areas include early childhood development and parenting, and Native language initiatives .

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Early childhood education
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Family services
  • Human services
  • Parent education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • American Indians
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-04-30

Assets: $24,228,546 (market value)

Gifts received: $29,020

Expenditures: $1,467,997

Total giving: $782,050

Qualifying distributions: $1,223,861