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Andersen Corporate Foundation

Grant amount: Up to US $300,000

Next anticipated deadline: Jun 15, 2018 (Full proposal)

Later anticipated deadlines: Nov 15, 2018 (Full proposal), Feb 15, 2019 (Full proposal)

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Applied Project / Program, Capital Project

Location of project: Preferred: Washington County, Minnesota, Counties in Wisconsin: Barron County, Pierce County, Polk County, St. Croix County Other eligible locations: Counties in Minnesota: Ramsey County, Washington County, Counties in Wisconsin: Barron County, Pierce County, Polk County Expand all

Location of residency: United States

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Note: A letter of inquiry is required. If your inquiry fits within the foundation’s funding priorities, you will receive an invitation to submit an application, by the deadlines above. 

The Andersen Corporate Foundation was established in 1941 with the mission “to better people’s lives and strengthen communities focusing primarily where Andersen employees live and work.” Since then, the foundation has donated more than $54 million to worthy causes. 

Focus areas include:

Affordable Housing

Andersen Corporate Foundation supports organizations that provide affordable housing to people living on low incomes including:
  • Single family, owner-occupied housing for individuals and families
  • Senior housing projects that have a 25% occupancy rate for seniors receiving medical assistance
  • Housing stability including services to support, transition to, or maintain affordable housing
Health and Safety

Andersen Corporate Foundation supports organizations that provide services that seek to improve health and safety including:
  • Healthcare for people living on low incomes
  • Mental health therapy services
  • Physical therapy services for people with disabilities
  • Wellness and safety programs for seniors
  • Facilities and equipment for organizations providing healthcare
Education and Youth Development

Andersen Corporation Foundation supports organizations that offer intellectual and social opportunities including:
  • Limited and strategic support to public school districts for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, grades K-12
  • Youth development programs that focus on development of leadership skills and community engagement
  • Environmental youth education programs that align with Andersen’s sustainability initiatives
Human Services

Andersen Corporate Foundation supports organizations providing basic needs for people living on low incomes including:
  • Food, clothing, and emergency assistance provided by food shelf organizations
  • Community-based employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Services that support seniors ability to live safe sand independently in their homes.
Civic Support

Andersen Corporate Foundation supports select organizations that directly benefit the community.

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  • The Andersen Corporate Foundation allocates funding to qualified non-profit organizations to improve people’s lives and strengthen communities.
  • Eligible communities are where Andersen employees live and work:
    • Headquarters (Washington County, East Metro Area, or Western Wisconsin)


  • Primary geographic priorities -
    • Washington County, Minnesota and portions of western Wisconsin including St. Croix, Polk, Pierce, and Barron counties in western Wisconsin.
    • Secondary geographic priorities include east metro area of the Twin Cities.

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