Four staff members of Coalition of Asian American Leaders standing at Frogtown Farms.

Coalition of Asian American Leaders (CAAL)

"I’m grateful to have multiple layers of expertise, from basic financial reconciling and reporting to the strategizing about how we think about our growth to what we might consider as build financial models to match our strategies – it’s more than we would be able to find one person at this time."

Bo Thao-Urabe, Executive Director, Coalition of Asian American Leaders

Accounting & Finance

Fiscal Sponsorship

A man with a younger man, wearing medals after just finishing a race.

Bolder Options

"A relationship that’s deep typically doesn’t get broken. A mentee might give up, but we don’t give up on them."

Darrell Thompson, President, Bolder Options

Strategic Services

People on the street at golden hour, kids jumping rope, coloring with chalk at Minnesota Harvest Initiative/National Night Out at H White Men's Room in North Mpls. Photo by Katherin Louise Harris of The Jadeite Shutter.

Minnesota Harvest Initiative

"We were looking for a partner who was in alignment with our mission, as well as to spend a lot less money on administration so we can focus on the people and the events."

Reynolds-Anthony Harris, Founder
Minnesota Harvest Initiative

Fiscal Sponsorship

The Pollen Midwest staff at its 2018 LikeABoss event.


"[Propel Nonprofits is] my fairy godmother business buddy who helps me sleep at night. That’s what they do: they help Executive Directors sleep at night."

Jamie Millard, Executive Director

Fiscal Sponsorship

Books stacked in a cubby, all published by Coffee House Press.

Coffee House Press

"More than many other artform, literature can put you inside the head of a character, someone who is completely different from you."

Chris Fischbach, Coffee House Press


MacRostie Art Center hosting kids at art in the Park, a partnership with Minneapolis College of Art and Design; Photo by Ian Hanesworth

MacRostie Art Center

"There’s value in creativity and creative thinking. In rural areas, that comes through a lot. You have to be creative to make a living in a rural area."

Katie Marshall, MacRostie Art Center



Six people holding a check: Deer River Area Health Care Foundation making a donation to the local food shelf.

Deer River Area Health Care Foundation

"It’s been invaluable to have these Propel Nonprofit trainings and cohorts offered in Itasca County. All of it has been time well spent."

Leah Oslin, Deer River Area Health Care Foundation