Park Nicollet Foundation

Mission Statement

Partnering to build healthy lives

Contact Information

6500 Excelsior Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

General Information

Alternative Name
Park Nicollet
Principal Staff
Christa Getchell
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE)
Number of Clients
Community grants - estimated number of people served is 15,000. In addition to external grant making, we also provide resources internally.


Board Chair
Liz Wynne
Number of Board Members
Average Member Attendance

Impact and Programs

$4,500,000.00 - Total grant funding in 2014 Funding focus areas of patient and family experience, innovation and research and community. Patient and family experience funding in the following areas: Frauenshuh Cancer Center (10%), Heart. Vascular Center (1.1%), Hospice (9%), International Diabetes Center (6.7%), Melrose Center ( 19.7%), Struthers Parkinson's Center (12.2%), Women's Center (5.6%), overall enhanced patient experience funding (35.6%). Community grant funding in the following categories (categories identified based on assessment of Community need (CHNA) - Access and affordability (22), Senior (20), Mental Health (18), Culturally sensitive care (7)
Current Goals
Approve 2016-2018 Strategic Plan Approve 2016-2018 Community Health Needs Assessment Approve, plan and implement a serial campaign Fund Development: Achieve best practice of 278% ROI (AHP best practice is 250-400%) Develop approval, plans and implemention process of the serial campaign Develop approval of CHNA Implement Children’s Initiative (HP) by expanding School Based Health Clinic and tele-mental health. Incorporate a health equity lens in 2015 grant making Recruit board members to further our vision/mission with the serial campaigns: Frauenshuh, Hospice, Tele-health On board new board members and provide ongoing board development year round
Community or Constituency Served
General public, i.e., infant to young adult; men/women of all ages; minorities, people with disabilities; economically disadvantaged within geographic minnesota cities; Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Burnsville, Chanhassen, Eagan, Eden Prairie, Golden Valley, Lakeville, Maple Grove, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Prior Lake, St. Louis Park, Shorewood, Shakopee, Wayzata, Rogers, Maple Grove
Geographic Area Served
Hennepin, Dakota, Carver and Scott Counties


3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services $2,663,232 97.8%
Management $60,610 2.2%
Fundraising $0 0%
Unrestricted Net Assets
2013 2012 2011
End of Year: $6,307,858 $4,580,374 $3,854,262
Beginning of Year: $4,580,374 $3,854,262 $3,113,848
Difference: $1,727,484 $726,112 $740,414

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