The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation is a nonprofit community organization that helps children, families and older adults in the greater Saint Paul and East Metro area through direct service programs, research, leadership development and community building.
What We Do
Wilder provides services that build hope and resiliency for children and families through mental health, education, housing, social adjustment, early childhood and aging programs. We build community capacity through leadership development programs, community initiatives and collaborations that bring people together to solve complex social challenges. Wilder Research studies evidence and provides applied and practical research in the field of human services.
Wilder Center is located at 451 Lexington Parkway North in Saint Paul. It is a LEED certified building with office space for the Wilder Foundation as well as community meeting rooms and auditorium space for nonprofits and other community groups to use. Learn more about our convening space.