African Development Center of Minnesota

Mission Statement

The Mission of the African Development Center is to grow businesses, build wealth, and increase reinvestment in the African communities of Minnesota.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments We were able to achieve 90% of our goals in housing and financial literacy; as well as meeting 175% of our financing and business development goals. We were able to create/retain more than 106 jobs through financing new and existing businesses.
Current Goals 1. Housing: Prepurchase education for 245 households Prepurchase counseling for150 households/individuals 2. Financial Education: Provide 5 Financial Workshops 3. Business Dev't: Provide prefinancing assistance for 20 clients Provide bus/development classes for 100 clients Provide financing to 20 clients Provide post financing tech assistance for a minimum of 4000 hours
Community or Constituency Served Primary constituents are Refugees and New African Immigrants, African Americans
Geographic Area Served Twin Cities metro area, and southern parts of greater Minnesota

Reports & Finances

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Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 11/17/2014

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1931 S 5th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Phone: 6123334772

General Information

Alternative Name: African Development Center of Minnesota ADC
EIN: 20-0553370
Principal Staff: Nasibu Sareva
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 6
Number of Volunteers: 25
Number of Clients: 1500


Board Chair: Jo Ann Vano
Number of Board Members: 7
Average Member Attendance: 4.7

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1915 Highway 36 W Ste 133 • Roseville, Minnesota 55113-2709
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