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Minneapolis approves $200,000 in Grow North funding

Minneapolis approves $200,000 in Grow North fundingOn Friday, April 25, the Minneapolis City of Council approved $200,000 in Grow North funding and a Tax Increment Financing package of $451,500 to support the DC Group's expansion in North Minneapolis. The DC Group plans to renovate and expand its facility located at 1977 West River Road, Minneapolis. DC Group, a 2013 "Best in Business" award recipient from the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce, is the first recipient of Grow North program funding. The City investments are expected to assist in bringing 33 new jobs to North Minneapolis with 15 of the jobs targeted to local Northside residents. Minneapolis has set a goal of attracting 1,000 new jobs to North Minneapolis in the next five years.
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A 'sterling' example of our confusion!

A 'sterling' example of our confusion!Let me get my disclaimer out of the way first... The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) is a business organization. Our sole purpose is to improve the lives of Black people by actively working to change the market environment. We advocate for improvements in capital access, increased opportunity and the transfer of the skills necessary to successfully, and profitably compete in America's economy.
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FUNdraising Good Times: How to keep a fundraising job

FUNdraising Good Times: How to keep a fundraising jobPart two in a two part series.

We have seen nonprofit executive directors and college presidents pull their hair out over their relationship – or lack of a relationship – with their development staff. There are magic words development professionals say that pour gasoline on a slow smoldering fire. Here are a few.
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FUNdraising Good Times: How to work with a fundraising professional

FUNdraising Good Times: How to work with a fundraising professionalPart one in a two part series.

Are you an executive director who wonders why his development staff doesn't raise more money? A college president who wishes her vice president was ahead of goal? Here's a question to help answer those questions: what are you willing to do? Your nonprofit's fundraising results are a reflection of your commitment and your willingness to prioritize fundraising, and your words are a reflection of that commitment. Consider the following things we have heard nonprofit leaders say. Do you hear yourself in these comments? What can you do to change?
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FUNdraising Good Times: Business cards as a prospecting tool

FUNdraising Good Times: Business cards as a prospecting toolNonprofit CEOs, board chairs, and college presidents are constantly out and about meeting people and picking up business cards. Here's what we know: you can use those cards to stack the deck in favor of your fundraising success.
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Champion: Take advantage of new tax breaks

Champion: Take advantage of new tax breaksState Senator Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) urges area residents to file their tax returns now to take advantage of tax cuts that were passed by the Legislature just over one week ago.
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FUNdraising Good Times: Are you begging or fundraising?

FUNdraising Good Times: Are you begging or fundraising?Fundraising is a noble profession. As a fundraiser you meet some of the best people around. You provide people with information and opportunities that allow them to pursue things that are important to them: "things" that really can't be bought. You can't buy an end to world hunger, gun violence, AIDS or domestic violence: you have to give. When you ask people to give you bring people together with projects, programs and institutions that align with their beliefs. You help people realize some of their highest aspirations.
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