Causes & Charities
Since 2009, we’ve introduced the Minneapolis-St.Paul community to a number of small and mid-size causes and charities looking to expand their network. Here’s a sampling of the causes we’ve worked with in the past. Interested in having your organization featured at an upcoming Social Capital event? Get in touch.
Our Amazing Causes (Learn more about these organizations, seriously!)
We help children discover their creative gifts, believe in themselves and dream of a brighter future.
Athletes Committed to Educating Students (ACES)
An after-school tutor/mentor program that helps urban fourth-through eighth-grade students in both Minneapolis Public Schools and St. Paul Public Schools overcome the academic achievement and opportunity gaps.
Avenues for Homeless Youth provides emergency shelter, short-term housing and supportive services for homeless youth in a safe and nurturing environment. Through such service, Avenues seeks to help youth achieve their personal goals and make a positive transition into young adulthood.
Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue is an effort grounded in love, dedication and determination. We rely solely on volunteers and donations to support our rescue effort. We are based out of the Twin Cities area, where all of our dogs live in approved foster homes before going to their forever homes. We value the importance of the highest quality veterinary care and finding loving foster and forever homes for every dog that comes to Coco’s Heart. Come meet our volunteers and dogs at our adoption events!
Cookie Cart provides teens 15 to 18 years old with lasting and meaningful work, life and leadership skills through experience and training in an urban nonprofit bakery.
Free Arts Minnesota
Free Arts Minnesota inspires hope and builds self-esteem for youth who have experienced poverty, homelessness, abuse and mental illness, using the healing powers of artistic expression and caring adult mentors.
The mission of Helping Paws is to further the independence of individuals with physical disabilities through the use of service dogs.
The Jeremiah Program
Jeremiah Program is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization using a proven, holistic approach to transform families from poverty to prosperity two generations at a time. Through support for a career-track college education, safe and affordable housing, quality early childhood education, and empowerment and life skills training, Jeremiah Program prepares determined single mothers to succeed in the workforce, readies their children to succeed in school, and reduces generational dependence on public assistance.
A toy company that constantly strives to push the creative bounds of what is possible in areas far too quickly written off as impossible. They collaborate with local youth who are the key to the future of each and every community.
Wags & Whiskers
Formed in 2009, Wags & Whiskers Animal Rescue of MN is a volunteer run 501(c)(3) non-profit animal rescue organization dedicated to saving the lives of homeless animals, and educating the community on responsible pet ownership. Wags & Whiskers has no facility or shelter. Instead, all our animals are housed in foster homes while they await their forever homes. With this approach, our foster parents become familiar with the personalities of his or her foster dog or cat and use this familiarity to match our animals to appropriate homes.
YouthLink is a nonprofit in downtown Minneapolis that helps young people between the ages of 16 and 23 on their journeys from homeless to hopeful. We welcome young people of all backgrounds, races, genders, and orientations.
Youth Performance Company
Youth Performance Company is a world class, award-winning youth theater company that develops and empowers young actors, singers and dancers to reach their artistic potential and become community leaders.