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Partnerships for Permanence

"Fiscal sponsorship has provided us with the structure, system and the plan to do this work. You can have the passion for the work, but you need to have a system to sustain it."

Lola Adebara, Founder and CEO, Partnerships for Permanence

Fiscal Sponsorship

Great River Shakespeare Festival

Great River Shakespeare Festival

"For me, a big plus was I felt like Propel was really a partner with me, and looking not just at our cash needs, but really at how we organize into the future."

Aaron Young, Managing Director, Great River Shakespeare Festival

Lending

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Camp Noah

"Propel was able to assist us in finding ways to make our ideas a reality, and do it in a very sensible way, not only in terms of human resources but also in a way that makes financial sense."

Kim Dettmer, Senior Director for Disaster Services and Camp Noah

Strategic Services

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Third Street Clinic

"When it comes to a human life, I have a problem not solving the easy questions, like what they should be asking their physician, or what dietary changes could lead to reductions or elimination of some medications."

Kristen Sanders, Executive Director, Third Street Clinic

Lending

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Aurora Waasakone Community of Learners

"Even across the distance of us being near Bemidji and Propel being based in the Twin Cities, [Phil] was great about making things electronic and getting money in our bank account quickly."

Anna Wallin, Co-Founder & Director, Aurora Waasakone Community of Learners

Lending

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Twin Cities Diversity in Practice

"I was getting bogged down in very technical things and forgetting the bigger decision making and thinking about how our finances align with our mission."

Summra M. Shariff, Executive Director, Twin Cities Diversity in Practice

Training

Grand Marais Art Colony

"I think for many women in leadership roles, there can be a sense of imposter syndrome when it comes to finances. This has been both a good affirmation of ‘you really do know what you’re talking about’ while at the same time giving me some good tools in terms of communicating."

Lyla Brown, Executive Director, Grand Marais Art Colony

Training