The 2017 Community Impact Awards honored businesses, social enterprise organizations, nonprofits, initiatives and individuals making a significant impact on communities in Minnesota. Read More

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In November at the Metropolitan Economic Development Association (MEDA) gala (in which Minnesota Business magazine was a media partner) the Minneapolis nonprofit awarded its Lifetime Achievement Award to Jan Jordet. She retired at the end of the year from her position as Senior Director of Consulting Solutions. Read More
On Thursday, Nov. 17, low-income military veterans will be able to access free veterinary care for their pets, thanks to a special fundraising effort by Mission Animal Hospital.
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The Metropolitan Economic Development Association (Meda) was awarded $1.5 million by the U.S. Department of Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). Read More

Photo courtesy of the Smile Network International.

Alpaca mittens woven by a collective of indigenous women in Peru. Shawls edged with dramatic ostrich feathers created by Zulu tribeswomen in South Africa. Handsome weekender bags constructed of leather and cowhide by a family in Ecuador. Read More
Wokie Weah has spent her career working with young people. She’s been a teacher and a principal. She has worked for UNICEF (the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund), the National Youth Leadership Council and more. Read More
The hum of a lawnmower and the smell of freshly-cut grass. These familiar summertime sensations are more than the pleasant benefits of working in the yard. They are the basis of a new business started by a nonprofit based in north Minneapolis. Read More
Three years ago, Neighborhoods Organizing for Change was barely on the Minnesota nonprofit world’s radar. Read More
St. Paul-based public relations firm Goff Public is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. To celebrate, it’s hosting a free communications training seminar on July 19 for up to 50 Minnesota-based nonprofits. Read More