Matthew Foster


Matthew Foster has been building websites, designing print pieces and helping nonprofits develop content and communications strategy for almost two decades. Matthew’s skills range from planning editorial calendars to configuring complex WordPress websites, from designing slick case statements to creating email newsletter templates.

Matthew has worked primarily with arts and public policy organizations. Some of his recent clients include Festival St-Ambroise Fringe de Montréal, Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals, Minnesota Fringe Festival, History Theatre, TakeAction Minnesota, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Main Street Project, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement and On the Commons.

An artist in his own right, Matthew is a published playwright and has written, produced and directed over fifteen small, independent productions in the Twin Cities since 2000. In 2015, he turned his creative energy to the intersection of culture and policy and founded American Civic Forum, an organization that develops and studies ways the performing arts can be used to encourage civil literacy and social solidarity among Americans. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree focused on the cultural dimensions of democracy at the University of Minnesota.

BA Liberal Arts, Metropolitan State University  612-803-1340