Opportunity Partners

Mission Statement

Together we advance the quality of life for people with disabilities.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Opportunity Partners served 2,031 people in the 7-county Metro area through day programs, residential services and employment. Residential services supported 328 individuals to live in their own homes and apartments Employment Transportation The people served by Opportunity Partners have an opportunity to be a part of the self-advocacy movement through our Other Milestones: Committee of Advocacy and Leadership celebrated 6 years teaching people to advocate for themselves and become involved in the community.
Current Goals 2018 Goals Service (re)Design to provide enrichment services, competitive employment, evaluate size and needs for each facility while considering: Key risks such as declining attendance, government funding and rate changes, staff shortages; and, Key opportunities such as expansion of certain services, responding to changing needs, alignment with mission, create new facility, service and business models. Donor cultivation, stewardship and planned giving Advocate to stop the 7% rate cut
Community or Constituency Served Since 1953, Opportunity Partners (OP) has advanced the quality of life for people with disabilities. In 1959, OP became the first service provider in the Twin Cities to place people with developmental disabilities with employers in the community. Then, in the early 1970's, OP began offering residential services, transitioning people with disabilities from large institutions into group homes or supported apartments. Today, OP serves over 2,000 individuals annually at job sites and residences throughout the Twin Cities. OP serves people with many types of disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger syndrome, brain injury, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and Fetal Alcohol syndrome.
Geographic Area Served Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott

Reports & Finances

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3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
$30,578,353
89.6%
Management
$3,146,227
9.2%
Fundraising
$407,983
1.2%
Unrestricted Net Assets
End of Year:
Beginning of Year:
Difference:
2017
$8,358,946
$8,449,182
($90,236)
2016
$8,449,182
$8,490,120
($40,938)
2015
$8,490,120
$8,081,298
$408,822

Organization Last Reviewed on 10/18/2018

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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Address:
5500 Opportunity Court
Minnetonka, MN 55343
Phone: 952-938-5511

General Information

Alternative Name: Prior to 1995, Opportunity Workshop
EIN: 41-0737221
Principal Staff: Armando Camacho
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 550
Volunteers: 225
Number of Clients: approx 2,000
Ruling Year: 1954

Board

Board Chair: Ed Spencer, Jr.
Number of Board Members: 19
Board Meetings with Quorum: 9
Average Member Attendance: 14.4

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