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Funders & Investors

Propel Nonprofits recognizes and thanks our partners for investing capital in the loan fund and for generous grant support for program services and growth. These organizations make it possible for us to provide guidance, expertise, and capital for nonprofits.

Funders

Providing grant support for program services and growth

  • 3M Foundation
  • American National Bank
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Blandin Foundation
  • Bush Foundation
  • Patrick & Aimee Butler Family Foundation
  • Carlson Family Foundation
  • Choice Bank
  • Ecolab Foundation
  • The Fidelity Charitable Trustees’ Initiative
  • General Mills
  • Google.org Charitable Giving Fund
  • Grotto Foundation
  • Hugh J. Andersen Foundation
  • Huntington National Bank 
  • Jerome Foundation
  • John Larsen Foundation 
  • The Margaret A. Cargill Foundation Fund at the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation
  • The McKnight Foundation
  • Medica Foundation
  • The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
  • Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund of the Minnesota Council on Foundations
  • Northeast Bank Foundation
  • Northwest Area Foundation
  • Old National Bank
  • Opportunity Finance Network
  • Otto Bremer Trust
  • Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation
  • Synchrony Bank
  • Target Foundation
  • Thrivent Foundation
  • U. S. Bank Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation

Investors

Investing capital in the loan fund

  • American National Bank
  • Ameriprise Bank, FSB
  • Bank of America
  • Bush Foundation
  • CDFI Fund, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Choice Bank
  • City of Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Program
  • CommunityGiving
  • Community Housing Coalition
  • Deerwood Bank
  • Drake Bank 
  • First Western Bank & Trust
  • Google Endeavor LLC 
  • Headwaters Foundation for Justice
  • Huntington National Bank 
  • John Larsen Foundation 
  • The Kresge Foundation
  • The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Minnesota Bank & Trust
  • Mortenson Family Foundation
  • Northern Trust
  • Northwest Area Foundation
  • Otto Bremer Trust
  • Opportunity Finance Network 
  • Sunrise Banks
  • Synchrony Bank
  • Think Mutual Bank
  • U. S. Bank
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Women’s Foundation of Minnesota

Donors 

Providing gifts to support programs and services 

  • AmazonSmile Foundation 
  • Beth Haney 
  • Best Buy Employee Giving Program 
  • Bo Thao-Urabe 
  • Brad Kruse 
  • Cathy Heying 
  • Courtney Colby 
  • David and Maura Mitchell 
  • David Wakefield  
  • Diane Tran 
  • Garrett Backes 
  • Gary Taverna 
  • General Mills 
  • Gina Vermilyea 
  • Heidi Meyer and Eoin O’Hara 
  • Heidi Christianson 
  • Jamie M. Lewis 
  • Jeff Achen 
  • Jerome Tiller 
  • Joseph Finstrom, in memory of Mary Nehring 
  • Kate Barr 
  • Lucas Erickson Fund of the Minneapolis Foundation 
  • Marcus and Mariah Owens 
  • Medtronic Employee Giving Program 
  • Michelle Van Engen 
  • Nilan Johnson Lewis Employee Giving Program 
  • Nanette Goldman 
  • Patty Pannkuk 
  • Paul and Dianna Babcock 
  • Sarah Clyne 
  • Scott and Amber Marquardt 
  • Sean Kershaw 
  • Sony Malhotra 
  • Subbu Sastry 
  • The Sue A. and David A. Finstrom Charitable Fund at Vanguard Charitable, in memory of Mary Nehring