Giving 2014

In 2013, the Beim Foundation awarded approximately 40 grants with a value of $440,000 under the Minnesota Legacy Program and the Regional Grant Program.

In order to honor founder Nels Beim and his emphasis on education, a responsive Minnesota Legacy Program is available to nonprofits in the state.  Under this program, the Beim Foundation supports college readiness for middle school and high school students and literacy programs for children, families and adults.  For deadlines and further information, go to Grant Guidelines on this website.

In 2012, the Beim Foundation transitioned to a community-based philanthropy approach, based on the location of its Directors.  This program, called the Regional Grant Program, is open to nonprofit organizations in the areas of human services, education, arts and the environment by invitation only.  For more information, go to Grant Guidelines on this website.