2016 Wine and Cheese Event A Success!

The Foundation's fourth annual Wine & Cheese Event drew hundreds to Wood Lake Center, raising thousands of dollars for the Foundation's endowment and grantmaking. For a photo gallery of the night's festivities, go to our facebook page.

Your generous donation today will help build a stronger Richfield tomorrow. As an all-volunteer, community-focused non-profit, the Richfield Foundation relies on the generosity pf people like you. Click here to donate online.

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The Richfield Foundation awarded its 2015 grants at the Richfield City Council meeting on December 8, 2015.  Click here to view the video -- grant presentation begins at 37:10 in the video.

To view the 2014 grants presentations, click here ;grant presentation begins at 24:55 in the video. 

The Richfield Sun Current newspaper reported on the grants presented in 2015, including one that might help the blood-sucking residents of our community. Click here to read the article.

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The Richfield Foundation is an active player in the life of the community. Read our annual report to discover how the foundation makes a difference in Richfield. To download a copy of the 2015 Annual Report, click here.

Our role in the community is to partner with people and organizations involved in projects and programs that work toward successful kids, secure families and a strong community by granting funds that support initiatives.

Our Mission

Partnering with people and organizations as a positive force for good in Richfield

Thanks to A.Photographer for Wine Event photos.

Foundation Honors Joan Helmberger for 25 yearS of service



From day one, Joan Helmberger has served the Richfield Foundation in a leadership role. Joan was honored at the annual dinner on March 13, 2014  for her 25 years of service to the Richfield Foundation. In the photo, Steve Quam presents Joan with a Certificate of Appreciation at the dinner. 

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The deadline for the Foundation's annual grantmaking has passed, and grants will be announced later this month; approximately $18,000 will be awarded at a City Council meeting in December.  

If you missed the deadline, watch in early 2017 for an opportunity to apply for our Great Ideas grants.

If you are looking ahead to next year, the annual grantmaking RFP cover letter is available here, the application is available here,  and information on what the Foundation tends to look for in grants is here. 

Richfield Foundation Awards Grants

Richfield Foundation 2015 annual report

2016 annual grants to Be announced soon 

The Richfield Foundation is 501(c)3 organization run by people who care about the future of our community. Join with us by volunteering, making a financial donation or attending our events.