MicroGrants’ Partner Agencies are the key to our success. They find us the best possible grant recipients, ensure the grantees have the support they need to be successful in the use of their grant and ensure that we have follow-up data about the grantees.
These agencies have policies, practices, and mentorship programs that are in harmony with the values, goals, and management capabilities of MicroGrants.
African Development Center (ADC) works within the African communities of Minnesota to start and sustain successful businesses, build assets and promote community reinvestment.
1518 East Lake Street, #206B, Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 735-2604 – email@example.com
(Formerly Resource, Inc.) Our mission is to empower people to achieve greater personal, social and economic success. We are committed to undoing racism and promoting diversity.
WAND Division of AVIVO
Women Achieving New Directions Services
American Indian Community Development Corporation
The American Indian Community Development Corporation’s mission is to provide culturally unique initiatives, housing and entrepreneurial programs that will strengthen American Indian communities.
Michael Goze, CEO AICDC
1508 East Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Sakinah Mujahid Native American Programs Joe Parkhurst & Kit Fordham Joe@biigiiwiin.org or Kit@biigiiwiin.org Bolder Options became an independent 501(c) 3 in June of 1998. In 2003, the program was expanded to a year-long, comprehensive program including case management and social work services for the entire family. 2100 Stevens Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55404 Michelle Basham, ED or Jenny Harding 1111 West 22nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55405 Laura Skubic Claudia Wasserman Julie Hoff, ED Julia Sisson Rosalind Brown Julie Brekke or Nancy James or John Klem or Devon Siegel Lindsay Borkin Jessica Hiber Greg Gramza La Juana Whitmore Earlsworth (Baba) Letang Jen Johnson Deanna Vaughan Rosa Herrera Neda Kellogg Tracine Asberry, ED Eric Napier Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center Salvation Army Veterans Housing – Harbor Lights Center Deborah Young http://www.mul.org/ Shari K. Sibbald Elaine Wyatt, CEO or Jason Burak or Gertrude Matemba Mutasa St. Pius V Parish, Chicago, IL Fr. Charles W. Dahm, OP Charles & Arlene Garrity Foundation for the Developmentally Disadvantaged Habitat for Humanity St. Matthew’s House SWFLMicroEnterprise (FL)
1808 Emerson Ave N. Minneapolis 55411
612-529-2185 x 13
1113 East Franklin Avenue, #200
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Kenya McKnight or Marsha Howze El
1200 West Broadway, Suite 150, Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-256-0110 or 612-876-1317
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
In 1993, the Minneapolis Jaycees Charitable Foundation (MJCF) established a task force of representatives from Hennepin County Probation, Operation De Novo (Hennepin County’s diversion program), the Minneapolis Police Department, public school authorities, and other citizens from the community to conduct a needs assessment of high-risk youth in the Minneapolis. The task force agreed unanimously that a void in one-on-one mentoring opportunities existed and recommended the formation of a youth mentoring program utilizing structured activities and athletics to motivate at-risk youth.
(612) 230-6659 or 612-230-6685
740 – 17th Street East, Minneapolis, MN 55404
CommonBond builds stable homes, strong futures, and vibrant communities.
1080 Montreal Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55116
651-265-4728 or 651-291-1750
Daily Work strengthens families, congregations, and communities by assisting job seekers in preparing for, finding, and maintaining living wage jobs.
105 University Avenue West, Saint Paul, MN 55103
(651) 204-3043 x2
Emerge Community Development serves individuals and families by helping connect people who need jobs and housing with the services they need to be successful.
1834 Emerson, Minneapolis, MN 55411
819 2nd Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55402
The mission of Goodwill Easter Seals of Minnesota is to assist people with barriers to education, employment, and independence in achieving their goals.
HIRED provides no-fee personalized career counseling, training, and placement for job seekers while providing employers with workforce solutions and qualified job candidates to bridge a growing skills gap.
217 5th Avenue N – Third Floor, Washington & Fifth Avenue N – North Loop,
Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-287-1361 D or 612-715-3628 C
Julie.Brekke@HIRED.org or Nancy.James@HIRED.org or John.Klem@HIRED.org or Devon.Siegel@HIRED.org
Since 1909, The Church of the Incarnation has been a great presence in the Catholic community. Mass services are held on a daily basis, though vary in language—English, Spanish and sometimes bilingual.
Jeremiah Program assists single mothers and children to break the cycle of poverty by providing a campus community where they can prosper through programming that actively supports women in completing postsecondary education by providing safe affordable housing, life skills education, empowerment training, and early childhood education.
1510 Laurel Avenue, Suite 100 – Minneapolis, MN 55403
2400 Park Avenue S,
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD) is an association of community development organizations committed to expanding the wealth and resources of neighborhoods through housing and economic development initiatives.
3137 Chicago Avenue – Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 789-7337 x815
Through accomplished and experienced professionals, MEDA offers one-on-one business consulting, training, leadership development, government contracting assistance, access to financing, networking with peers, minority certifications assistance, strategic planning, and more.
250 2nd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Midtown Global Market develops and maintains a public market that builds upon the economic, social and cultural assets within the surrounding community and welcomes the diverse peoples of this community to share and celebrate together the healthy foods, arts, crafts and other aspects of their heritages.
920 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Maple Lake, MN 55358
(612) 245-NAWD (6293)
Neighborhood Development Center (NDC) works in the low-income communities of St. Paul, Minneapolis, surrounding suburbs, and Greater Minnesota to help emerging entrepreneurs develop successful businesses that serve their community and to help community groups build a stronger neighborhood economy.
From the Cradle to College
2123 W. Broadway Avenue, #100, Minneapolis, MN 55411
612-594-8286 or 763-438-0810
Partnership Academy’s mission is to empower our teachers, students, families, and the broader community, as partners, in creating an exceptional school.
305 East 77th Street, #8, Richfield, MN 5540.
PRISM (People Responding in Social Ministry) is a community-funded social service agency that provides families in need with food, financial assistance, transportation and other services in times of financial hardships.
Changing communities one girl at a time.
2100 Stevens Avenue S,
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Project for Pride in Living (PPL) works with lower-income individuals and families throughout the Twin Cities metro area helping them to achieve greater self-sufficiency through housing, employment training, education and support services.
Mission – to redirect youth who are starting to get into trouble at home, at school or with the law.
2100 Wilson Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55119
Booth Brown House
Booth Brown House is the home of The Foyer Program, a transitional living program for 16-25 year-olds.
1471 Como Avenue,
West St. Paul, MN 55108
900 North 4th Street
Minneapolis MN 55401
(612) 328.1265 – Michel_Wong@usc.salvationarmy.org
1010 Currie Ave., Minneapolis MN 55403
(612) 363-3395 – Steve_Simonson@usc.salvationarmy.org
Summit Academy OIC (SAOIC) is an educational and vocational training center that empowers adults and prepares youth residing in the most economically depressed neighborhoods in the Twin Cities to become educated, employed, contributing members of their community.
Job training and assistance for persons who have been incarcerated.
Twin Cities RISE! provides employers with skilled workers – primarily men from communities of color in the Twin Cities area – by training under- and unemployed adults for skilled jobs that pay a living wage.
A purpose means more than earning a living!
2100 Plymouth Avenue N,
Minneapolis, MN 55411
The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation promotes the social welfare of persons resident or located in the greater Saint Paul metropolitan area by all appropriate means.
451 Lexington Parkway North – Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104
WomenVenture is dedicated to helping women gain economic prosperity and are national leaders in guiding, training and networking women to achieve their true potential.
2021 East Hennepin Avenue, Suite 200,
Minneapolis, MN 55413
(612) 224-9564 or (612) 224-9562
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
MicroGrants Chapter Cities
St. Pius V Parish has served working-class immigrants in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood for 131 years. When Hispanic immigrants began settling this area in the 1960’s, St. Pius V was the first parish to welcome them and quickly become a home for Latino families. St. Pius V continues as a safe haven for Latino immigrants as well as the established Hispanic community.
1919 South Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60608
Naples Area, Florida
*All grants distributed in Florida are administered by Charles Garrity
1540 Ixora Drive, Naples, FL 34102
Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.
11145 Tamiami Trail, East Naples, FL 34111
The vision of St. Matthew’s House becomes clear: to help people who had fallen through the cracks of life to take back control of their lives and to begin living meaningfully and constructively, and to simultaneously feed the homeless and hungry.
Mickey Lacroix, Fawn Volkert, Kerri Sparks
2001 Airport Road, Naples, FL 34112
4940 Bayline Dr., North Ft. Meyers, FL 33917
Native American Programs
Joe Parkhurst & Kit Fordham
Joe@biigiiwiin.org or Kit@biigiiwiin.org
Bolder Options became an independent 501(c) 3 in June of 1998. In 2003, the program was expanded to a year-long, comprehensive program including case management and social work services for the entire family.
2100 Stevens Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Michelle Basham, ED or Jenny Harding
1111 West 22nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55405
Julie Hoff, ED
Julie Brekke or Nancy James or John Klem or Devon Siegel
La Juana Whitmore
Earlsworth (Baba) Letang
Tracine Asberry, ED
Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center
Salvation Army Veterans Housing – Harbor Lights Center
Shari K. Sibbald
Elaine Wyatt, CEO or Jason Burak or Gertrude Matemba Mutasa
St. Pius V Parish, Chicago, IL
Fr. Charles W. Dahm, OP
Charles & Arlene Garrity
Foundation for the Developmentally Disadvantaged
Habitat for Humanity
St. Matthew’s House