Board Opportunities

Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless

History/Background

Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless was founded in 1986 by employees of the Minnesota Department of Jobs and Training (now known as the Department of Employment and Economic Development).

Strategic Priories

  • Plan and implement sustainable growth in funding.
  • Increased visibility to the public.
  • Clarify and enforce the grant process and guidance to maximize impact.
  • Attract and retain board members – succession, diversity, and intentional engagement.

Annual budget: $797,000- Foundations, Individual Contributions, Workplace Giving Campaigns

Skills

Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless is seeking board members with skills in the following areas:

  • Financial Management
  • Fundraising
  • Strategic and Business Planning
  • Technology

Information

  • Number of members currently: 16
  • Meeting time and frequency: 6 meetings annually
  • Meeting location: Minneapolis

Expectations

  • Time Expectation: Up to 8 hours/month
  • Financial Contribution Required: Yes, at a level meaningful to the board member.
  • Service on Committee Required: Yes
  • Length of Term: 3 Years
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Does nonprofit carry liability insurance? Yes

Questions about this board opportunity?

Email: boardconnector@propelnonprofits.org

Address

122 Franklin Avenue West, Suite 610 Minneapolis, MN 55404

Mission

Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless believes that every Minnesotan should be free from hunger and homelessness. We make an impact by partnering with those who serve people in need, growing donor engagement and increasing awareness.