Integrated Partners

The Center uses an integrated approach to advance inclusive growth and is home to three distinct cross-sector, results-driven efforts focused on racial equity and economic opportunity. We share resources, data, and best practices for efficiency and impact. Learn more about our these initiatives and/or contact us to learn about the benefits of joining the Center as an Integrated Partner. 

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East Side Funders Group is a collaborative of partners who bring resources and investments to learn, identify, influence and align around opportunities to increase economic vitality for residents on the East Side of Saint Paul, particularly in the Dayton’s Bluff and Payne-Phalen neighborhoods.

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Northside Funders Group is a place-based, collective impact collaborative of public, private, family and corporate foundations and public sector partners aligning investments and strategies to achieve racial equity and economic opportunity in North Minneapolis.


Greater Metropolitan Workforce Council leads the workforce development strategy for the seven-county metropolitan area to ensure all working age residents have opportunities to attend supporting careers while meeting the needs of employers who fuel the economy.