Andersen Corporate Foundation

Andersen Corporate FoundationThe Andersen Corporate Foundation was established in 1941 with the mission “to improve lives and strengthen communities, primarily where Andersen employees live and work.” Since then, the foundation has donated more than $60 million to worthy causes.

Focus areas include:

Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing

Andersen Corporate Foundation supports organizations that provide affordable housing to people living on low incomes including:

  • Single family, owner-occupied housing for individuals and families
  • Senior housing projects that have a 25% occupancy rate for seniors receiving medical assistance
  • Housing stability including services to support, transition to, or maintain affordable housing

Health and Safety

Andersen Corporate Foundation supports organizations that provide services that seek to improve health and safety including:

  • Healthcare for people living on low incomes
  • Mental health therapy services
  • Physical therapy services for people with disabilities
  • Wellness and safety programs for seniors
  • Facilities and equipment for organizations providing healthcare

Education and Youth Development

Andersen Corporation Foundation supports organizations that offer intellectual and social opportunities including:

  • Limited and strategic support to public school districts for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, grades K-12
  • Youth development programs that focus on development of leadership skills and community engagement
  • Environmental youth education programs that align with Andersen’s sustainability initiatives

Human Services

Andersen Corporate Foundation supports organizations providing basic needs for people living on low incomes including:

  • Food, clothing, and emergency assistance provided by food shelf organizations
  • Community-based employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Services that support seniors ability to live safe sand independently in their homes

Civic Support

Andersen Corporate Foundation supports select organizations that directly benefit the community.

Headquarters geographic focus area:

Washington County, Minnesota; Polk and St. Croix Counties, Wisconsin. Limited support is provided to organizations serving Ramsey County, Minnesota.

Application process:

Applications are accepted by invitation only. Complete the Inquiry Form and email to If your inquiry fits within the foundation’s funding priorities, you will receive an invitation to submit an application.

Andersen Related Philanthropy Brochure

Contact Information

Chloette Haley

Program Officer

+1 651-275-4450

Foundation Deadlines

February 15
June 15
November 15

Board of Directors

Keith Olson, President
Phil Donaldson, Director
Jay Lund, Director
Karen Richard, Director
Chris Galvin, Treasurer
Eliza Clark, Director