Recent Grants

The Thorpe Foundation fosters the vital aging of seniors through support of services which help them to live independently. The Foundation will give special consideration to services which address the needs of economically disadvantaged seniors, immigrant seniors and the frail elderly.

Alive & Kickin ($10,000)

General Operating Support

CAPI USA ($10,000)

Hmong Seniors & Caregiver Support Program

Centro Tyrone Guzman ($8,000)

Wise Elders Program

Community Emergency Service, Inc. ($15,000)

Nutrition Support Program for Low-Income Seniors

COMPAS ($7,500)

Artful Aging(tm)

Help At Your Door  ($10,000)

General Operating Support

Kairos Alive! ($12,000)

General Operating Support

Longfellow/Seward Healthy Seniors ($11,000)

General Operating Support

Nokomis Healthy Seniors ($12,000)

General Operating Support

Rebuilding Together Twin Cities ($9,000)

Safe at Home Program

Senior Community Services ($13,000)

We All Age

Southeast Seniors ($12,000)

General Operating Support

Western Communities Action Network ($7,500)

Nutrition Support for At-Risk Seniors

Total SENIOR: $137,000


The Thorpe Foundation seeks to create opportunities for youth ages 8-18 to achieve more productive lives. Special consideration will be given to those organizations that serve economically disadvantaged youth.

Center School, Inc. ($10,000)

General Operating Support

Children’s Law Center of Minnesota ($12,500)

General Operating Support

Community Mediation & Restorative Services, Inc ($7,500)

School-Based Services

Connections 2 Independence ($8,000)

Hennepin County Youth

Cookie Cart ($10,000)

Minneapolis Youth Employment Training

DinoMights ($7,500)

Minneapolis MS/HS Youth

Dream of Wild Health ($6,000)

Minneapolis MS/HS Youth

Highpoint Center for Printmaking ($6,000)

Minneapolis MS/HS Youth

Hope Community, Inc. ($7,500)

Minneapolis MS/HS Youth

Hospitality House Youth Development ($12,500)

Teen Program

Illusion Theater and School, Inc. ($10,000)

Minneapolis MS/HS Youth

Ka Joog Nonprofit Organization ($8,000)

Minneapolis MS/HS Youth

La Oportunidad ($7,500)

Minneapolis MS/HS Youth

MoveFwd  ($10,000)

General Operating Support

Spark Youth ($10,000)

Minneapolis MS/HS Youth

Young Dance ($5,500)

 Hennepin County Home School Program

Total YOUTH: $138,500

Total SPECIAL AWARDS: $8,000

GRAND TOTAL: $283,500