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 2022 we served 152 youth (Kindergarten to College) and 102 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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Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 10/28/2022

This date is representative of when we completed our initial Accountability Wizard® nonprofit review, and provided the organization with their results. This review is good for three years from the date provided
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2529 13th Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: 6127228512

General Information

Alternative Name: Banyan Foundation
EIN: 41-1922813
Principal Staff: Carl Schlueter
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 17
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 250 (152 youth + 102 families
Ruling Year: 1999


Board Chair: Judy Pennington
Number of Board Members: 11
Board Meetings with Quorum: 1
Average Member Attendance: 6.2

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