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J.A. Wedum Foundation


Last profile update: 03/02/2018
Last grant data update: 06/15/2018

At A Glance

J.A. Wedum Foundation

2615 University Ave. S.E.

Minneapolis, MN United States 55414-3207


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation






Established in 1959 in MN

Purpose and Activities

The mission of the foundation is to develop and utilize the resources of the foundation to help organizations and individuals change and improve people's lives in the spirit of stewardship and generosity exemplified by John A. Wedum, the grandfather, and carried forward by John A. Wedum, the grandson. The vision of the foundation is to provide needed housing for communities, invest its assets to increase the capital available for its mission, expend its income to change and improve the lives of people in a very efficient manner, giving priority to the support of education, and be recognized as an organization that seeks excellence in whatever it chooses to do.