Our Supporters & Investors

Supporters of Greater Minnesota Housing Fund investors include thoughtful, mission-oriented community and private foundations, banks, government agencies, and corporations.

Support comes in the form of program or project grants, program or mission related investments, and low-interest loans.

Philanthropic Support

Founding Funders


The McKnight Foundation and Blandin Foundation jointly funded Greater Minnesota Housing Fund when it launched in 1996.


The B.C. Gamble & P.W. Skogmo Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation
Bush Foundation
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi Foundation for Children, a supporting organization of
The Minneapolis Foundation
The Emma B. Howe Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
Enterprise Foundation
Faegre & Benson Foundation
Fannie Mae Foundation
F.B. Heron Foundation
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
First Homes Initiative
Eugene U. & Mary F. Frey Family Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
The Home Depot Foundation
Land O’Lakes Foundation
Macarthur Foundation
Mardag Foundation
The Minneapolis Foundation
Minnegasco Foundation
Minnesota Foundation
Otto Bremer Foundation
Piper Jaffray Foundation
Rochester Area Foundation
The Saint Paul Foundation
Stardust Foundation
TCF Foundation
Travelers Foundation
Twin Cities LISC
Wells Fargo Housing Foundation on behalf of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Xcel Energy Foundation

Government Support

US Department of Housing and Urban Development
US Department of the Treasury, Community Development Finance Institution Fund
Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (Minnesota Housing)
USDA Rural Development

Program Related Investments (PRIs) and EQ2s

Blandin Foundation
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
The McKnight Foundation
Otto Bremer Trust
US Bancorp
Wells Fargo Bank


Investors in Minnesota Equity Fund

UnitedHealth Group
Individual corporations through Multi-investor Funds

Investors in NOAH Impact Fund

Hennepin County

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