Jeremiah Program

Mission Statement

To transform families from poverty to prosperity.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Completed a capital campaign and cut the ribbon on a new campus in Austin, TX; established a permanent home in Boston, MA; received major capital gifts from Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, Otto Bremer Trust, National Housing Trust Fund, and two anonymous donors, nearly completing our capital campaign for a campus in Fargo, ND-Moorhead, MN; introduced mental health services and greatly expanded career services for our determined mothers in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN; hired first executive director in Rochester, MN, thanks to early support from Otto Bremer Trust, Mayo Clinic, Rochester Area Foundation and local partners such as Olmsted County Community; provided support to 15 cities interested in bringing a Jeremiah Program to their communities, including Charlottesville, VA, and Brownsville, NY; 68% increase in earnings for 2016 Jeremiah graduates from what they were earning when they entered the program; 88% of children in Jeremiah’s child development centers are performing above age-appropriate developmental benchmarks; 81% of alumnae children who attended a Jeremiah child development center are performing at or above grade level in elementary or middle school; $47,609 average income of graduates from the past five years
Current Goals Women enter the program with a high school diploma and leave the program with a career-track, college degree Women eliminate or significantly reduce their use of public assistance Jeremiah graduates find safe, affordable housing All Jeremiah children are ready for success in kindergarten
Community or Constituency Served For 20 years, Jeremiah Program has provided low-income single mother and their children with a path out of poverty through a proven, two-generational model. By through support for a career-track college education, quality early childhood education, safe and affordable housing, and empowerment and life skills training, Jeremiah Program prepares determined single mothers to excel in the workforce, readies their children to succeed in school, and reduces generational dependence on public assistance. Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, Jeremiah Program is expanding throughout the country to meet the growing demand for its model. The organization has campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN, and Austin, TX. Construction is set to begin on a campus in Fargo, ND–Moorhead, MN, by summer 2017. In Boston, Jeremiah has introduced an innovative model, working with leading organizations to serve mothers and children. In addition, community leaders in Rochester, MN, Brownsville, NY, and Charlottesville, VA, are developing plans to bring Jeremiah to the area.
Geographic Area Served Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, Jeremiah Program is expanding throughout the country to meet the growing demand for its model. The organization has campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN, and Austin, TX. Construction is set to begin on a campus in Fargo, ND–Moorhead, MN, by summer 2017. In Boston, Jeremiah has introduced an innovative model, working with leading organizations to serve mothers and children. In addition, community leaders in Rochester, MN, Brownsville, NY, and Charlottesville, VA, are developing plans to bring Jeremiah to the area.

Reports & Finances

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3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
$2,805,747
67.8%
Management
$421,916
10.2%
Fundraising
$910,078
22%
Unrestricted Net Assets
End of Year:
Beginning of Year:
Difference:
2014
$12,315,627
$11,686,897
$628,730
2013
$11,686,897
$10,849,621
$837,276
2012
$10,849,621
$10,166,280
$683,341
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Address:
615 1st Avenue NE
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55413
Phone: 612-259-3000

General Information

Alternative Name: n/a
EIN: 41-1801834
Principal Staff: Gloria Perez
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 50
Volunteers: 1,426
Number of Clients: 455

Board

Board Chair: Kim Vanderwall
Number of Board Members: 15
Board Meetings with Quorum: 5
Average Member Attendance: 9.6

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