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Make It. MSP.

More than 70 organizations from across all sectors are partnering in different ways on this “early implementation phase” of Make it. MSP, the new Minneapolis-Saint Paul Regional Talent Initiative. Through collaborative effort and hard work, the region will be able…

Sustainable Farming: Impact Investing’s Blind Spot

Local and sustainable food is a growing movement across the United States. The United States has seen a renewed interest in farming take hold as people look to get involved in the movement. With organic sales growth outpacing other market…

Juneteenth: The Official End of Slavery

Most of us probably remember learning about the end of slavery in third grade. The version many of us received was the one in which Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and all of the slaves were freed when it…

Co-Creating Our New Space – An Ongoing Conversation

If you haven’t been to Impact Hub MSP recently, you’ve been missing out! Last week was a big one as we celebrated our attainment of Impact Hub status (read more about it here) AND our expansion into a larger space!…

Introducing Impact Hub MSP

After more than a year of business planning and community building the Minnesota Social Impact Center was honored with the sought-after Impact Hub status. Impact Hubs are part innovation lab, business incubator, and social enterprise community center. They offer a…

The Lean Data Class: A New Approach

This guest blog post was written by Impact Center member Terry Donovan. If you would like to connect with Terry, you can reach him on Twitter or LinkedIn. I recently took the Acumen+ Lean Data Approaches to Measuring Social Impact…

We’re open late in June!

We’re Open Late in June! Your Impact Center team is excited to announce that we will be offering late hours in June. Starting June 2nd, our coworking space will be open until 7 pm Tuesday through Thursday. The Twin Cities…

Fidel Asamoa-Tutu, bushCONNECT Changemaker

This May, Impact Hub MSP had the wonderful opportunity to host a cohort of Changemaker Awardees for the BushCONNECT conference, a regional networking event designed to build stronger and more meaningful connections among networks of leaders in the region. By…

Why I moved to Minnesota

Why I moved to Minnesota On January 1st, I announced that my husband and I were quitting our jobs on the Central Coast of California and moving to Minnesota. Californians and Minnesotans alike overwhelmingly responded by asking why would I…