quiet leadership and philanthropy
In 2015, HRK Foundation made approximately 325 grants totaling $2.7 million.
The Arts:

First People's Fund

For their leadership role in honoring and supporting the collective spirit of First Peoples artists and culture bearers (GOS & Project).


Artspace Projects, Inc

For their leadership role in creating, fostering, and preserving affordable space for artists and arts organizations (GOS & Project).


Minnesota Museum of American Art

For their efforts to create a responsive and relevant art museum that is integral to a vital city and state (GOS & Capital). $116,500
Community Building:

Rondo Community Land Trust

For their leadership role in creating and preserving homeownership for low – to moderate-income households in Ramsey County (GOS).


Asian Women United of MN

For their leadership role in providing safe space and support for Asian women and their children in danger of being hurt by domestic violence (GOS).


Nonprofits Assistance Fund

For their leadership role in helping nonprofits build financial health and sustainability, as well as resilience and leadership in the sector (GOS). $15,000

National Medical Fellowships

For their dedication to increasing the number of under-represented physicians and other healthcare professionals nationally in order to improve access to quality healthcare in medically underserved communities (GOS).


West Side Community Health Services

School-based clinic at Gordon Parks High School, providing services for all high school age clients, whether or not they are enrolled students.  “Strengthening the well-being of the community through healthcare for all” (GOS).


University of Minnesota Clinical Virology Program

Epstein-Barr Virus Vaccine Research – the EP virus is believed to be responsible for a significant number of diseases, as well as several cancers (Project). $25,000