Who We Are


Chad Schwitters, Chair, Senior Program Officer, McKnight Foundation
Andrea Brennan, President and CEO, Greater Minnesota Housing Fund
Nate Dorr, Vice President for Advocacy, Northwest Minnesota Foundation
Flor Treviño Frey, President, Frey Foundation of Minnesota
Brian Paulson, Program Director, Pohlad Family Foundation
Terri Thao, Program Director, Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies


Blandin Foundation
Butler Family Foundation
Buuck Family Foundation
CoLab at the Constellation Fund
Frey Foundation
Graves Foundation
Greater Minnesota Housing Fund
Greater Twin Cities United Way
Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies
McKnight Foundation
The Minneapolis Foundation
Northwest Minnesota Foundation
Open Your Heart to the Hungry & Homeless
Pohlad Family Foundation
Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation
Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation


The Heading Home Minnesota Funders Collaborative is a member organization comprised of grant makers and intermediaries committed to working together to prevent and end homelessness in Minnesota. The Collaborative brings a strong working relationship with policymakers and the unique contributions of philanthropy to support the implementation of Heading Home: Minnesota’s Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness.

Join us to prevent and end homelessness
in Minnesota.

Collaborative membership is open to any grantmaking organization and funding intermediary in the State of Minnesota. For more information on how to join the Collaborative, please contact us.

Patrick Ness, Executive Director
Emily Lamberty, Operations & Grants Manager