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John Larsen Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

John Larsen Foundation

2002 W. Lake of the Isles Pkwy.

Minneapolis, MN United States 55105-2438

Telephone: (612) 377-9010


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $6,722,933

Total giving: $278,000






Established in 1991 in MN

Purpose and Activities

To better the lives of individuals and families, both traditional and non-traditional.

Program Area(s)

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

Program-Related Investment

In response to current economic crisis, the foundation has initiated PRI-making by making available low interest loans and credit backing to their grantees, as well as low interest loans to community banks to back loans to stem foreclosure issues.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Housing development
  • Human services
  • Natural resources
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • At-risk youth
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Homeless people
  • Incarcerated people
  • LGBTQ people
  • Out-of-home youth
  • Substance abusers
  • Victims of crime and abuse
  • Young adults

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $6,722,933 (market value)

Expenditures: $354,173

Total giving: $278,000

Qualifying distributions: $293,399