www.bestprep.org | Brooklyn Park, MN
BestPrep prepares students with business, career, and financial literacy skills through hands-on experiences that inspire success in work and life. BestPrep provides in -person, virtual and distance learning educational programs to students and educators in grades 4-12.
Black Men Teach
www.blackmenteachtc.org | Hopkins, MN
Black Men Teach recruits, prepares places, and supports retention of Black male teachers in Twin Cities elementary classrooms, addressing the challenges of recruiting and retaining Black male educators. Students learn more when taught by a teacher of the same color and ethnicity and show dramatically different outcomes in drop out rates and academic achievement.
The Cedar Cultural Center
Minneapolis | www.thecedar.org/
The Cedar Cultural Center is a nonprofit performing arts organization that shares local, national, and international music and dance to promote intercultural understanding and appreciation.
Minneapolis | www.codesavvy.org
Code Savvy provides youth and educators with knowledge, skills, support and encouragement to engage in computer science with the goal of interrupting and counteracting existing gender, racial, and socioeconomic gaps in the study of computer science and technology.
www.exoduslending.org | Saint Paul, MN
Exodus Lending is dedicated to providing Minnesotan borrowers a just pathway out of predatory debt and toward financial stability. Exodus offers inclusive, affordable loan programs using a community-funded, revolving loan pool.
Girls on the Run Minnesota
Minneapolis | www.gotrmn.org/
Girls on the Run inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using an evidence-based, interactive curriculum which creatively integrates running.
High Tech Kids
www.hightechkids.org | Eagan, MN
High Tech Kids delivers fun, hands-on STEM programs and events that inspire Minnesota youth to build confidence, create opportunities and thrive as the next generation of innovators.
Junior Achievement North
www.janorth.org | St. Paul, MN
Junior Achievement North envisions a world where young people have the skillset and mindset to build thriving communities. JA programs for K- 12 students align to four pathways: building financial stability through financial literacy; connecting students to real life skills and careers; igniting youth entrepreneurship; and cultivating community.
Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC)
St. Paul | www.ledcmn.org/
LEDC transforms their community by addressing significant barriers for Latino entrepreneurs and creating economic opportunities for Latinos by providing access to resources and education.
www.legalcorps.org | Minneapolis, MN
LegalCORPS assists entrepreneurs, small businesses and nonprofits, especially those that strengthen Minnesota’s low-income communities, by providing individuals and organizations with business law services they could not otherwise afford.
Pinky Swear Foundation
www.pinkyswear.org | Edina, MN
Pinky Swear Foundation supports pediatric cancer patients and their families facing financial and emotional burdens resulting from the cancer diagnosis and treatment.
www.resourcewest.org | Hopkins, MN
ResourceWest supports individuals and families in the West Metro through collaborative programs and connections to resources as they move toward greater stability.
www.wildflyercoffee.com | Minneapolis, MN
Wildflyer Coffee creates employment opportunities and cultivates life skills to empower youth ages 16- 24 experiencing homelessness and housing instability through a work and life skills training program. Wildflyer Coffee is a social enterprise, operating a coffee shop in Minneapolis where youth are employed and partake in an independent living skills curriculum to help them identify their interests and equip them to work towards their chosen future.
Minneapolis | www.ywcampls.org/
YWCA Minneapolis’s mission is to eliminate racism, empower women and girls, and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
“The insight gleaned by the Compass team provided us with a better understanding of our membership base and allowed us to more effectively meet the needs of our community. The knowledge gained will have a lasting impact on our organization.”
– YWCA Minneapolis, 2022 Compass client