Three years ago, Neighborhoods Organizing for Change was barely on the Minnesota nonprofit world’s radar. Read More
St. Paul-based public relations firm Goff Public is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. To celebrate, it’s hosting a free communications training seminar on July 19 for up to 50 Minnesota-based nonprofits. Read More
With the state’s unemployment rate holding at a low 3.7%, Minnesota’s career-conscious workers are thinking more about getting promoted.
Looking the part continues to be a critical factor for advancement. So does knowing how to act and react in the workplace — and it’s true on every rung of the career ladder.
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Todd Klingel

“If you’re the president of the Chamber of Commerce and you don’t attend two or three meetings a day, you’re not doing your job,” says Todd Klingel, the longtime CEO and president of the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce. Read More
Friends of Ngong Road, a locally-based nonprofit that is educating hundreds of AIDS orphans in Kenya, is taking its next step. The charity is developing a business to provide its graduates with jobs. Read More

Stephanie Shimp, co-owner of Blue Plate.

If you have a power lunch or post-meeting beers at any of the eight Blue Plate eateries between Nov. 1-12, you will be asked to toss in a few dollars to help homeless families in Minnesota. Read More
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently awarded North Minneapolis-based nonprofit organization Appetite for Change with a federal grant of $374,000. Read More

Lars Leafblad and Marcia Ballinger, co-founders and principals Ballinger | Leafblad

Minnesota Business recently caught up with Marcia Ballinger and Lars Leafblad, co-founders and principals of St. Paul-based “civic search” firm Ballinger | Leafblad (and Minnesota Business (Real) Power 50 members). Read More
Today at the Smart Cities Forum, the White House recognized St. Paul-based Accelerated Innovations for the company’s work with nonprofit Envision America. Read More