Nonprofits to Know™

Nonprofits to Know™ is a video series that highlights Minnesota nonprofits doing important work in our communities.

Featured organizations in the Nonprofits to Know video series are selected from those nonprofits that receive grants from The Saint Paul FoundationF. R. Bigelow Foundation or Mardag Foundation, all of which are affiliates of Minnesota Philanthropy Partners.


Nonprofits to Know™: The Sanneh Foundation


Picture of a child kicking a soccer ball inside a gynmasium

The Sanneh Foundation empowers youth by supporting and promoting educational attainment through in-school and after-school support, improving lives by providing programs that strengthen physical health and social and emotional development and uniting communities by advancing diversity, equity, and community well-being.

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Nonprofits to Know™: Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood


Two smiling African American girls playing bingo at a table in a school hallway.

The Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood (SPPN) is a transformative education initiative that brings together families, schools, public agencies, and the community to change the odds for a generation of children.

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Nonprofits to Know™: St. Paul Youth Services


Photo of students served by St. Paul Youth Services sitting outside on steps

St. Paul Youth Services serves 1,200 children ages 5 to 18 each year through behavior intervention, family support, crisis counseling, and restorative justice services. The majority of children served are youth of color from low-income families.

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Nonprofits to Know™: AMAZE


AMAZE photo of students at playground

AMAZE is a nonprofit organization that works to create safe and respectful communities for all children.

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Nonprofits to Know™: The Saint Paul & Ramsey County Domestic Abuse Intervention Project


Ramsey County & Saint Paul Domestic Abuse Intervention Project

The Saint Paul & Ramsey County Domestic Abuse Intervention Project exists to eliminate domestic violence against women and their children, and the social and systems responses that condone or allow its oppression.

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Nonprofits to Know™: Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans


Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans

Each year, the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans receives more than 25,000 contacts, inquiries, and requests from veterans and their families across the state.

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Nonprofits to Know™: Latino Economic Development Center


Latino Economic Development Center photo

The Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) works to build a thriving multicultural community, enriched with Latino leadership, culture and economic influence in Minnesota.

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Nonprofits to Know™: Penumbra Theatre


Penumbra Theatre Company

Penumbra Theatre creates professional productions that are artistically excellent, thought provoking, relevant, and illuminate the human condition through the prism of the African American experience.

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Nonprofits to Know™: AEDA


Asian Economic Development Association

The Asian Economic Development Association (AEDA) increases economic opportunities for low-income Asian-Americans by supporting small business and entrepreneur development.

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Nonprofits to Know™: Leonardo's Basement


Child at Leonardo's Basement

Leonardo's Basement is an innovative educational organization for children and their families.

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