Mission Statement

Serve people with disabilities by offering inclusive employment opportunities and services

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Provided employment for over 650 people, almost 280 of whom were people with disabilities Paid $2.5 million in wages to employees with disabilities Return to society of $4.87 per every dollar invested in or donate to MDI (Wilder Research 2016)
Current Goals MDI's largest customer is the United States Postal Service (USPS). USPS orders fluctuate greatly from year-to-year. For 2017 it dropped from 8 million in 2016 to 1 million. MDI is putting tremendous efforts into growing our commercial business. Our goal is to maintain the number of employees with disabilities.
Community or Constituency Served People with and without disabilities
Geographic Area Served MDI has locations in the Twin Cities, Grand Rapids, Hibbing, and Cohasset, Minnesota.

Reports & Finances

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Organization Last Reviewed on 06/15/2017

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3501 Broadway St NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Phone: 651 999-8200

General Information

Alternative Name: Minnesota Diversified Industries
EIN: 41-0941924
Principal Staff: Peter McDermott
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 347
Number of Volunteers: 19
Number of Clients: "Clients" are employees. Approximately 50% of MDI's employees are people with disabilities: 185.
Ruling Year: 1969


Board Chair: Keith Olson
Number of Board Members: 12
Board Meetings with Quorum: 6
Average Member Attendance: 11.3

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