Mayo Clinic Community Contributions Program in Rochester


Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit organization with the primary mission of patient care. As a private trust for the public good, Mayo Clinic is dedicated to giving back to its local communities. Mayo Clinic partners with others to ensure that:

  1. Community investments align with its mission to advance patient care, research and education
  2. Our community is a welcoming, vibrant and healthy environment for residents and visitors
  3. Our community is an environment that attracts and sustains a diverse Mayo Clinic workforce to provide the best patient care

Program Information


Mayo Clinic considers requests from registered 501(c) (3) organizations in Olmsted County, Minnesota, for funding support for new and ongoing programs that support the stated goals. These may include:

  1. Human services
  2. Education and workforce development
  3. Youth enrichment
  4. Diversity and inclusion
  5. Arts and cultural enrichment
  6. Capital campaigns and multi-year grants
  7. Community events

Mayo Clinic asks that organizations request funding no more than once per calendar year. Mayo Clinic support generally limits funding to no more than 20 percent of an organization’s operating or capital budget.