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.
ADC works within the African communities of Minnesota to start and sustain successful businesses, build assets and promote community reinvestment.
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.
The AIOIC empowers American Indians who wish to pursue career opportunities by providing individualized education, training, and human services in a culturally rich environment.
Takoda Institute is the career pathways division of the American Indian IOC.
(Formerly Resource, Inc.) Avivo’s mission is to empower people to achieve greater personal, social and economic success. We are committed to undoing racism and promoting diversity.
Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center Salvation Army Veterans Housing – Harbor Lights Center Transition Plus School k-12 Fr. Charles W. Dahm, OP St. Pius V Parish, Chicago, IL Charles & Arlene Garrity Center for Victims of Torture STARability Foundation Grace Place for Children and Families Habitat for Humanity Collier Schools/Lorenzo Walker Technical College St. Matthew’s House Providence House Shelter for Abused Women & Children SWFLMicroEnterprise
Beacon is a collaborative of congregations united in action to create homes and advance equitable housing.
AICDC’s corporate mission is “to provide culturally unique initiatives, housing and entrepreneurial programs that will strengthen American Indian Communities.”
The BWWA creates wealth and changes lives for Black women.
Bolder Options provides wellness-based mentoring for middle school youth.
The Bridge for Youth provides runaway and homeless youth safe shelter, assists in the prevention and resolution of family conflicts and reunifies families whenever possible.
Catholic Charities serves those most in need by being a leader at solving poverty, creating opportunity, and advocating for justice in the community.
CommonBond builds stable homes, strong futures, and vibrant communities.
Daily Work strengthens families, congregations, and communities by assisting job seekers in preparing for, finding, and maintaining living wage jobs.
Diversion Solutions provides innovative programs for the criminal justice system that enable offenders of criminal law to avoid criminal charges and/or a criminal record.
Emerge Community Development serves individuals and families by helping connect people who need jobs and housing with the services they need to be successful.
Exodus Residence provides low-cost supportive housing units for adults with RN care coordination and work toward health care stabilization.
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.
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.
Lutheran Social Services serves all of Minnesota with personalized services that promote full and abundant lives.
Masjid An-Nur is a multi-ethnic Islamic community in the Twin Cities area that is devoted to the worship of one God, providing Islamic education, developing future leaders, expanding our interfaith and multicultural relationships, and transcending misinformation and stereotypes.
MCCD is an association of community development organizations committed to expanding the wealth and resources of neighborhoods through housing and economic development initiatives.
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.
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.
NAWD provides resources for their members to learn how Classical Dressage principles can help the Western Horse become a better partner and improve performance for any discipline.
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.
NAZ exists to permanently close the achievement gap and end generational poverty in North Minneapolis.
NEON expands economic development opportunities and build wealth entrepreneurs in North Minneapolis and surrounding communities.
Partnership Academy’s mission is to empower our teachers, students, families, and the broader community, as partners, in creating an exceptional school.
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.
Project Diva is a coaching and mentoring organization for young black women and girls.
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.
The St. Paul Public Housing Agency helps families and individuals with low incomes achieve greater stability and self reliance by providing safe, affordable, quality housing, and links to community services.
St. Paul Youth Services redirects youth who are starting to get into trouble at home, at school or with the law.
Booth Brown House
Booth Brown House is the home of The Foyer Program, a transitional living program for 16-25 year-olds.
The Adult Rehabilitation Center offers compassion to help people break free from chains – whether those of addiction or repeat incarceration – to find a new life path and reclaim lost hope.
The Harbor Lights Center is a safe place for people to stabilize their lives and begin the process of healing.
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.
Tech Dump provides job training and assistance for persons who have been incarcerated.
The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Transition Plus provides services to students with educational disabilities and transition needs in post-secondary education and training, employment, and independent living to promote a successful transition from high school to adult life.
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.
Ujamaa Place assists young African American men who are economically disadvantaged and have experienced repeated cycles of failure.
The Urban League advocates for equity, justice and power for African descendants.
The West Broadway Business Coalition strives to create an inviting and vital West Broadway Corridor and to transform the Northside into a thriving economic community.
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.
WomenVenture is dedicated to helping women gain economic prosperity and are national leaders in guiding, training and networking women to achieve their true potential.
Youth Link supports and empowers young people on their journey to self-reliance.
MicroGrants Chapter Cities
MicroGrants’ Partner Agency in Chicago, Illinois
1919 South Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60608
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.
MicroGrants’ Partner Agencies in Naples Area, Florida
*All grants distributed in Florida are administered by Charles Garrity
1540 Ixora Drive, Naples, FL 34102
The Center for Victims of Torture works toward a future in which torture ceases to exist and its victims have hope for a new life.
The STARability Foundation transforms the lives of individuals with disabilities through social, vocational, and educational connections to the community, while strengthening awareness and respect for individual abilities.
The Grace Place for Children and Families provides pathways out of poverty by educating children and families.
Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.
They have a vision of all students graduating from high school fully prepared to be successful in the workplace and to pursue postsecondary education.
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.
Providence House offers a faith-based, transitional housing and self-sufficiency program for motivated women with young children who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.
The Shelter for Abused Women & Children leads and collaborates with the community to prevent, protect, and prevail over domestic violence and human trafficking through advocacy, empowerment, and social change.
Goodwill’s MicroEnterprise program provides aspiring small business owners with the skills they need to succeed as entrepreneurs and become more independent.
Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center
Salvation Army Veterans Housing – Harbor Lights Center
Transition Plus School k-12
Fr. Charles W. Dahm, OP
St. Pius V Parish, Chicago, IL
Charles & Arlene Garrity
Center for Victims of Torture
Grace Place for Children and Families
Habitat for Humanity
Collier Schools/Lorenzo Walker Technical College
St. Matthew’s House
Shelter for Abused Women & Children