Community Development Financial Institutions Fund
The CDFI Fund’s mission is to increase economic opportunity and promote community development investments for underserved populations and in distressed communities in the United States.
Take a look at some of the great work CDFIs like WomenVenture do in the Twin Cities!
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
A business law firm, applying a business perspective to clients’ needs.
Our goal: Helping enterprises, small business and financial institutions deepen customer relationships through trusted, technology-enabled solutions.
Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is the state’s principal economic development agency.
For more than 100 years, the Target Foundation (founded as The Dayton Foundation) has upheld the idea that the prosperity of a business is dependent on the prosperity of the communities in which it operates.
Insurance for your auto, home and business.
U.S. Small Business Administration
WomenVenture is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Since its founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. SBA has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.
Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance.
Our relationships are built on trust that we build every day through every interaction. Our employees are empowered to do the right thing to ensure they share our customers’ vision for success. We work as a partner to provide financial products and services that make banking safe, simple and convenient. We’re here to help navigate important milestones and strengthen futures together.
WCCO – CBS Radio
WCCO News Radio 830 is part of CBS Radio, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. WCCO began broadcasting in Minnesota in 1922 and currently has one of the largest coverage areas in the country. Tune in to get the latest news updates.
At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. Learn more about our company, our people, and the impact we make.
At Associated Banc-Corp, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of providing superior financial services to our communities, combined with exceptional customer service. Personal service is our guiding principle, from providing products that meet and exceed individual customer needs, to doing the “little things” that make your experience with Associated a special one.
Bremer Financial Corporation is a privately held, $11 billion regional financial services company jointly owned by the Otto Bremer Trust and Bremer employees. Founded in 1943 by Otto Bremer, the company is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota and provides a comprehensive range of banking, wealth management, investment, trust, and insurance products and services throughout Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin.
At Best Buy, our purpose is to enrich lives through technology. We do that by leveraging our unique combination of tech expertise and human touch to meet our customers’ everyday needs, whether they come to us online, visit our stores or invite us into their homes.
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world.
We have a long history of protecting people. And we work together to help you and your family achieve financial freedom, one step at a time.
Twin Cities Business
Twin Cities Business is Minnesota’s leading provider of business news, insight, and analysis through daily online news stories, e-newsletters, a monthly print magazine and live events.
Twin Cities-Metro Certified Development Company
Twin Cities-Metro Certified Development Company (TCM CDC) is a non-profit corporation that was established in 1990 to stimulate the growth of small businesses by providing access to the U.S. Small Business Adminstration’s 504 loan program.
We provide the energy that powers millions of homes and businesses across eight Western and Midwestern states.
Allegra Downtown Minneapolis
We are Allegra Downtown Minneapolis, enthralling the downtown area since 1987. We think of cool ways to market you so you don’t have to. We then carry out those ideas using our unique combination of resources, idea creation, design, promotional products, mailing, and fulfillment.
BMO Harris Bank
Established in 1882 as Harris Bank, and owned by BMO Financial Group since 1984, BMO Harris Bank has grown to become one of the largest banks in the Midwest serving personal, commercial and affluent customers.
What makes us different is not the systems we use or the size of our buildings; it’s our people. Our People First values represent the heartbeat of our organization. It is the steady drum that has and always will drive our decisions and how we treat people.
City National Bank
Los Angeles-based City National Bank offers a full complement of banking, trust and investment services through 70 offices, including 19 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada, New York City, Nashville, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. Its 5,000 colleagues deliver highly personal service and complete financial solutions to entrepreneurs, professionals, their businesses and their families.
Here at Deloitte, we are continuously evolving how we work and how we look at marketplace challenges so we can continue to deliver measurable, sustainable results for our clients and our communities.
At EY, our purpose is Building a better working world. The insights and quality services we provide help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all our stakeholders. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
The Best of the Twin Cities since 1972, Mpls.St.Paul Magazine provides timely, dependable, and interesting information to its readers about the people, places, and events that form Minneapolis and St. Paul.
At Securian Financial, we’re here for family. And we’re here because of it. And we believe your financial picture should support the everyday moments as much as the major milestones.
At TCF, we’re proud to offer services and opportunities designed to help improve everyday life for our customers, our employees and the communities we serve.
We offer quality child care for children ranging from 6 weeks – 5 years of age. We focus on the growth of the whole child and believe children learn best by doing. Our bilingual education program fosters early cognitive development and teaches a respect for diversity.
We believe that when women are valued and have a seat at every table, our businesses are stronger. In order to empower and employ women in the very best ways, we have curated a collection of the best women in communications. Our Evo consultants are pulled from the very best of all consultants on the open market. Our process of vetting the thousands of available consultants is extensive. We will not trust your work with just anyone.
Minnesota Women’s Press
Authentic first-person narratives, reporting, and conversations that center the leadership of everyday women (cis and trans) and nonbinary people who are regenerating Minnesota’s ecosystems, creating human-oriented economies, transforming justice, and healing trauma.
Our people drive our company’s success. From the Irish McGoughs of the 1800s to the McGoughs of today and countless loyal, experienced, dedicated and expert team members over the years, our remarkable people have built a tradition of outstanding craftsmanship, exceptional outcomes and constantly evolving standards.
Northmarq is an industry-leading capital markets resource for commercial real estate investors, offering seamless collaboration with top experts in debt, equity, investment sales, and loan servicing.
Moved to improve our world, smartly and sustainably. 11,250 global citizens living our purpose, and delivering on our promise. To make the most of life’s essential resources by bettering people’s lives, homes, and businesses while doing our planet a world of good. Put another way, our employees are putting our mission in motion. Every day.
RBC Wealth Management
Your financial goals are unique, and we have the financial planning strategies and investment solutions to help you achieve those goals. Plus through our relationship with City National Bank, we can also provide you access to a complete range of banking and lending services. It’s your unique journey. We help craft the plan.
Tennant Company is a recognized leader of the cleaning industry. We are passionate about developing innovative and sustainable solutions that help our customers clean more spaces more effectively, addressing indoor and outdoor cleaning challenges.
Women’s Economic Development Partners
Association of Women’s Business Centers
The Association of Women’s Business Centers (AWBC) works to secure economic justice and entrepreneurial opportunities for women by supporting and sustaining a national network of over 100 Women’s Business Centers (WBC).
NAWBO – Minnesota
NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners) was founded in 1975 to open doors for women entrepreneurs by transforming public policy and leveling the playing field.
Women’s Business Development Center
The WBDC-MN was launched in 2003 to serve Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) in Minnesota and neighboring states.