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 ($8,000)

General Operating Support

CAPI USA ($5,000)

Hmong Seniors & Caregiver Support Program

Centro Tyrone Guzman ($7,500)

Wise Elders Program

Community Emergency Service, Inc. ($12,000)

Nutrition Support Program for Homebound Seniors

COMPAS ($7,500)

Artful Aging(tm)

Help At Your Door (FKA Store To Door) ($10,000)

General Operating Support

Kairos Alive! ($10,000)

General Operating Support

Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly ($2,500)

General Operating Support

Longfellow/Seward Healthy Seniors ($7,500)

General Operating Support

Nokomis Healthy Seniors ($7,500)

General Operating Support

Rebuilding Together Twin Cities ($7,500)

Safe at Home for Low-Income Older Adult Homeowners

Sabathani Community Center, Inc. ($10,000)

Sabathani Senior Center

Senior Community Services ($12,500)

Reimagine Aging Together

Southeast Seniors ($8,500)

General Operating Support

Western Communities Action Network ($5,000)

Nutrition Support for At-Risk Seniors

Total SENIOR: $121,000

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 ($10,000)

School-based youth mediation and restorative justice services

Cookie Cart ($10,000)

Youth employment and training

Dream of Wild Health ($6,000)

Native Youth Leaders Program

Highpoint Center for Printmaking ($8,000)

Education and Community Programs

Hopewell Music Cooperative North ($7,500)

General operating support

Hospitality House Youth Development ($12,500)

Support for Teen Program

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


Ka Joog Nonprofit Organization ($8,000)

General operating support

La Oportunidad ($7,500)

Support for Youth Leadership and Young Professionals Career Path Programs

MoveFwd (fka Teens Alone) ($10,000)

General operating support

Spark Youth ($8,000)

General operating support

Young Dance ($5,000)

Moving into Mindfulness at Hennepin County Home Schools

Young Life Capernaum Greater Minneapolis ($5,000)

Subsidizing Camp Cost

Total YOUTH: $130,000

Total SPECIAL AWARDS: $34,000

GRAND TOTAL: $285,000