Banyan Community

Mission Statement

Banyan Community is rooted in the Phillips Neighborhood to transform lives by developing youth, strengthening families, and creating community.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Banyan Community, working as a Community Development Organization has programs in three areas, youth, family and community. In 2018 we served 155 youth (Kindergarten to College) and 92 families and had 34 block clubs reaching out to 2,000 people. Youth excel and are prepared for the future. Families are stable and able to navigate change and avert crisis. Community is strengthened by relationships that are fostered through leadership and connection.
Current Goals Banyan Community’s mission is as follows: Banyan Community is rooted in the Phillips Neighborhood to transform lives by developing youth, strengthening families, and creating community. The overall goals of Banyan are to: Provide opportunities for youth to develop leadership skills, engage in positive relationships with peers and adults, and have new experiences; Provide academic support and accountability so that youth can succeed in school and college; Create an environment of support around youth, through the encouragement and investment of the adults in the community;
Community or Constituency Served We serve residents of the Phillips Community- youth and families.
Geographic Area Served The Phillips Neighborhood of South Minneapolis

Reports & Finances

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Major Program Expenses
Youth Services Salaries, payroll taxes, and benefits:
$494,494
Family Services Salaries, payroll taxes, and benefits:
$127,069
Community Salaries, payroll taxes, and benefits:
$109,661
3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
$1,158,984
74.4%
Management
$181,937
11.7%
Fundraising
$212,864
13.7%
Unrestricted Net Assets
End of Year:
Beginning of Year:
Difference:
2018
$5,097,000
$5,177,269
($80,269)
2017
$5,177,269
$5,187,067
($9,798)
2016
$5,187,067
$1,927,655
$3,259,412

Organization Last Reviewed on 10/31/2019

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Address:
Banyan Community
Minneapolis, MN 55404-3906___
Phone: 16127228512

General Information

Alternative Name: The Banyan Foundation
EIN: 41-1922813
Principal Staff: Joani Essenburg
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 17
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 250
Ruling Year: 1999

Board

Board Chair: Michael Wilczynski
Number of Board Members: 13
Board Meetings with Quorum: 9
Average Member Attendance: 10

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