Recent Grants


The Thorpe Foundation funds organizations that are committed to supporting vulnerable seniors, age 55+, to age with dignity, independence, and connection. *

Alive & Kickin$15,000General Operating Support
Centro Tyrone Guzman$8,000Support for Wise Elders program
Community Emergency Assistance Programs$10,000CEAP Meals on Wheels Program
Community Emergency Service$20,000Food & Socialization For Seniors
COMPAS$8,000Support for Artful Aging™ Program
Help At Your Door$10,000General Operating Support
Kairos Alive!$12,000Kairos Alive! General Operating Support
Longfellow/Seward Healthy Seniors$12,000General Operating Support
Minnesota Elder Justice Center$7,500General Operating Support
Nokomis Healthy Seniors$12,000General Operating Support
Rebuilding Together Twin Cities$7,500Safe at Home Program
Senior Community Services$13,000General Operating Support
Southeast Seniors$15,000General Operating Support
* Two-year awards; amounts listed are 2022 installments

Total SENIOR: $150,000


The Thorpe Foundation funds organizations that provide individual youth, ages 12 to 18, with the support and services needed for a successful and healthy transition to adulthood. *

Children’s Law Center of Minnesota$15,000General Operating Support
Cookie Cart$10,000General Operating Support
creatempls$10,000Youth Programs
DinoMights$7,500Youth Programs
Dream of Wild Health$6,000Youth Programs
Hospitality House Youth Development$12,500Youth Programs
Illusion Theater and School, Inc.$10,000Theater Access for Youth
Ka Joog Nonprofit Organization$7,500Youth Programs
La Oportunidad$7,500Youth Programs
Minnesota African Women’s Association$4,000General Operating Support
MoveFwd$10,000General Operating Support
Spark-Y$10,000General Operating Support
The Open Hands Foundation$10,000Hope House™ Teen Crisis Shelter
* Two-year awards; amounts listed are 2022 installments

Total YOUTH: $120,000

GRAND TOTAL: $270,000