Mission: To invest in our community by providing monetary grants to low-income individuals who are at the threshold of achieving economic stability and financial independence.
Results: In 2018, MicroGrants gave grants averaging $1,000 to nearly 800 low-income people of potential. These grants were in the categories of education, transportation, and small business development. All of the grants focused on helping people become self-sufficient through work. Since our inception in 2006, MicroGrants has helped over 5700 grantees.
Target demographics: Low-income individuals who have demonstrated their readiness for advancing to a higher economic level.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 800 grantees
Geographic areas served: Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the surrounding suburbs
Programs: Working alongside local community agencies, we distribute grants, averaging over $1000, to low-income people of potential