A supporting organization of The Minneapolis Foundation, Nonprofits Assistance Fund provides loans, financial management training, and technical assistance to nonprofits to ensure their financial health.
Nonprofits Assistance Fund can help nonprofits:
- Navigate economic uncertainty
- Launch a social enterprise
- Create a sustainable future
- Leverage new growth opportunities
- Bridge cash flow gaps
- Embark on a capital project
Visit the Nonprofits Assistance Fund website to learn more.
The Minneapolis Foundation cannot fund every worthwhile request. Hopefully, the on-line resources listed below will help you in your search for funding.
The following links will direct you to funding source directories, technical assistance providers, and grantwriting tips. Many of the sites contain links to other grantseeking resources, as well.
Nonprofits Assistance Fund (NAF)
A supporting organization of The Minneapolis Foundation, NAF provides loans, financial management training, and technical assistance to nonprofits to ensure their financial health.
Minnesota Council on Foundations' (MCF)
The most comprehensive on-line resource for Minnesota grantseekers.
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN)
Minnesota's professional association of nonprofit organizations, MCN provides a wide range of services and training.
MAP for Nonprofits
MAP for Nonprofits provides management and board development services for nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, and religious institutions.
This national nonprofit clearinghouse collects and disseminates information on foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects.
Other Funding Opportunities
The Minneapolis Foundation holds and administer funds for specific purposes. Eligibility and selection criteria must meet the guidelines established by the fund advisors.