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In appreciation for their lead gift to the Share in Northfield's Future Fund, Lavern and Barbara Rippley were presented a painting titled Community Intersecting, by local artist Wendell Arneson.  The painting, one of eight commissioned pieces, was done in reflection of the 2019 Northfield Shares...

As our community practices social distancing, one family is making a difference in their neighborhood!  This Life Rocks created a Wishing Tree, inviting passersby to stop on their walk and take a moment to make a wish or say a prayer for doctors, teachers, workers,...

Northfield Shares is grounded in the three pillars of our mission, and during this unprecedented time, it is our hope that these pillars will resonate and be demonstrated throughout our community and its response to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Just as Northfield Shares a Dinner brought...

Northfield Shares is pleased to announce that we have recently received accreditation with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations®. This accreditation, signified by the Seal shown here, indicates that Northfield Shares meets the highest standards for philanthropic excellence. “This is a significant accomplishment,” said Mary Lynn...

Editor's note: this newspaper column, written by Northfield Shares Executive Director Mike Krance, originally appeared in the August 28, 2019, issue of the Northfield News. To view a photo gallery and event video, CLICK HERE. Just a few days ago, many Northfield residents sat down to...

Special dedication event celebrates land's family heritage and Don Nelson's vision to protect it while leaving an environmental and philanthropic legacy.   NORTHFIELD, MINN. (June 7, 2019) – Northfield Shares, a community foundation centered on philanthropy, volunteerism and collaborative leadership, announced the formal dedication of the Engeseth-Rinde...