Below is a list of organizations that you can give to in response to our neighborhood needs the Twin Cities in response to the George Floyd Protests. Read through which ones feel meaningful to you. Donations go a long way, some organizations are asking for volunteers if you have the capacity. Many are organized around supporting black and indigenous people of color, their communities, and businesses. We also list youth-centered organizations and organizations that serve people who experience homelessness.
George Floyd Family Fund
This is the George Floyd Family Fund fund is established to cover funeral and burial expenses, mental and grief counseling, lodging and travel for all court proceedings, and to assist our family in the days to come as we continue to seek justice for George Floyd. A portion of these funds will also go to the Estate of George Floyd for the benefit and care of his children and their educational fund.
AEDA was formed in 2006 by Asian small business owners, community leaders, and activists in response to the building of the Green Line light rail transit. Since our founding, we have grown to respond to the changing needs of our community, developing and offering programs to further advance our mission while sustaining direct engagement of the lower-income constituencies we represent.
The African American Leadership Forum (AALF) is comprised of over 1,500 African Americans who self-identify as Thought Leaders, Influencers, Builders, Ambassadors. Collaboratively, these leaders volunteer their time, talents, and treasure to support our mission to build a just society that works well for everyone.
Black Visions Collective (BLVC) believes in a future where all Black people have the autonomy, safety is community-led, and we are in the right relationship within our ecosystems.
The Bridge for Youth provides runaway and homeless youth with safe shelter, assists in the prevention and resolution of family conflicts, and reunifies families whenever possible.
Based in St. Paul, Minnesota Casa de Esperanza’s mission is to “mobilize Latinas and Latina communities to end domestic violence.” Founded in 1982 to provide emergency shelter for Latinas and other women and children experiencing domestic violence, the organization has grown to become the largest Latina organization in the country focused on domestic violence. Casa de Esperanza is also committed to becoming a greater resource to organizations and communities in the areas of sexual assault and trafficking.
The Cedar’s mission is to promote intercultural appreciation and understanding through the presentation of global music and dance. The Cedar is committed to artistic excellence and integrity, diversity of programming, support for emerging artists, and community outreach.
Our community healers are on the ground in South Minneapolis. Help Support our work.
A linguistically and culturally relevant resource and service nonprofit organization by Latinos for Latinos. Our programs and services connect families to resources, skills, institutions, and systems and create an environment for people to be engaged and empowered. CLUES programs are designed to provide access to resources and opportunities for Latino families and individuals to be healthier, prosperous, and engaged.
Empowering youth to overcome barriers and strive toward healthy and self-sufficient lives. Today, we provide comprehensive medical care, mental healthcare, housing support, case management, employment training and support, and other social services to low-income and insecurely housed youth ages 11 to 24.
Frogtown Farm is a certified-organic urban demonstration farm that practices a permaculture approach, creating a regenerative system that builds soil rather than degrading it.
The Mission of Hallie Q. Brown is to improve the quality of life in our community by providing access to critical human services, fostering and promoting personal growth, and developing community leadership.
Hope Community creates connections that strengthen the power of community members and communities. We cultivate community leaders, build community capacity, care for the housing and community spaces we develop and pursue equity and diversity in all we do.
Dedicated to building, supporting, and cultivating opportunities for Indigenous peoples and communities of color through cultural arts and activism.
Juxtaposition Arts is a non-profit youth art and design education center, gallery, retail shop, and artists’ studio space in North Minneapolis.
The mission of Keystone Community Services is to strengthen the capacity of individuals and families to improve their quality of life. Our services are designed with community input to meet the aspirations and respond to the changing needs of those we serve, including young people and families
, and those needing food services
or crisis support
Our mission is to provide social and economic prosperity by providing access to opportunities that stabilize and develop families and communities.
Our mission is to end generational poverty and build a culture of achievement in North Minneapolis where all low-income children of color graduate from high school college- and career-ready. We accomplish this through collaboration with parents, community organizations, and schools.
NEON’s mission is to build wealth for low-to-moderate-income entrepreneurs in North Minneapolis and surrounding communities.
Nexus supports strong, equitable and just communities in which all residents are engaged, are recognized as leaders and have pathways to opportunities. The key to building more engaged and powerful communities of color lies in the connections between authorship, leadership and ownership.
MIGIZI acts as a circle of support that nurtures the development of Native American youth in order to unleash their creativity and dreams – to benefit themselves, their families, and the community.
Penumbra Theatre creates professional productions that are artistically excellent, thought-provoking, and relevant and illuminates the human condition through the prism of the African American experience.
We’re partnering with Pimento to provide black business without insurance relief after white supremacists set them on fire during the protests.
We are a Cafe in All My Relations Art Gallery, which is apart of the Native American Community Development Institute.
Sahan Journal is the only independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit digital newsroom dedicated to providing authentic news reporting for and about immigrants and refugees in Minnesota.
To improve our community’s collective ability to engage and support all youth by pioneering and sharing best practices.
Based in South Minneapolis, Southside Harm Reduction Services works within a harm reduction framework to promote the human rights to health, safety, autonomy, and agency among people who use substances.
Ujamaa Place is a brotherhood of men, aged 18-30, who are transforming their lives in the spirit of the ancestors who came before them and who are guiding them today in believing that they are better than the worst thing they’re ever done.
Unicorn Riot is a decentralized, educational 501(c)(3) non-profit media organization of artists and journalists. Our work is dedicated to exposing root causes of dynamic social and environmental issues through amplifying stories and exploring sustainable alternatives in today’s globalized world.
We envision a world without racism that honors the culture, knowledge, power, and healing of Black, Indigenous, and communities of color.
Walker|West creates a music learning community rooted in the African-American cultural experience, where people of all ages and backgrounds can gather, explore, and grow through music.
Working closely with parents and communities, we ensure that children within the most isolated families are born healthy, stay healthy, and are prepared for school.
The West Broadway Business and Area Coalition (WBC) works to support local business owners and businesses in several ways. We serve as a resource to connect technical assistance providers, offer financial resources through a partnership with the City of Minneapolis, advocate for businesses along the West Broadway Corridor, and connect business owners to develop stronger networks in North Minneapolis.