$1,000 grants have proven they can change the lives of low-income individuals of potential in the Twin Cities.
About this Organization
To spur economic self-sufficiency by giving strategic grants to low-income people of potential through Partner Agencies.
MicroGrants, a 501 (c) (3) organization, was founded in 2006 by Joe Selvaggio, founder of Project for Pride in Living, a nonprofit organization promoting self-sufficiency through housing, training and resources as well as the founder of the One Percent Club, an organization promoting philanthropy among the wealthy.
Bridging the gap
Joe is also affiliated with numerous other nonprofit organizations and community development groups adding to his sizeable repertoire accumulated from a distinguished 40-year career as a bridge between the affluent and low-income people.
Joe’s mission with the MicroGrants organization is to connect the affluent with the low-income by offering a service to those who want to give and connecting them to a recipient who can utilize a minigrant efficiently and productively.