Champions of Good

You are the champion of good. We are the champion of you.

Our Services

Propel Nonprofits’ programs and services provide a holistic approach to meet your most pressing needs, including the ability to more closely link strategy, governance, and finance.

  • Accounting & Finance

    Propel Nonprofits’ accounting and finance services are designed to equip your team with decision-level data while also building financial leadership and confidence within your nonprofit.

  • Join A Board

    Are you looking to volunteer to help your community and engage in causes you care about? Are you seeking board members with a specific skillset to join your board? Propel Nonprofits’ Board Connector program recruits board members for Twin Cities-based nonprofit organizations.

  • Fiscal Sponsorship

    Propel Nonprofits’ fiscal sponsorship program works with dozens of mission-driven organizations, projects, causes, and collaborations to test drive new ideas as you build infrastructure, set goals, develop your business model, and get your big idea off the ground.

  • Lending

    Propel Nonprofits makes loans to a wide range of nonprofits of different sizes and fields of service to strengthen and expand programs, manage cash flow, and finance real estate projects. Our lending team determines the best approach to meet your needs, and sticks with you to address challenges.

  • Strategic Consulting

    As a leader, you want to make sure your organization has a shared vision for the future, and the strategy to get there. Propel Nonprofits’ consultants are experienced at providing strategic planning, board development, and other strategic services to organizations

  • Leaders Circles®

    We work with leaders, both experienced or emerging, to help them access their best thinking, build productive relationships, and navigate change effectively through Leaders Circles®.

Join our team

We’re Hiring

The people who work at Propel bring a variety of perspectives and experiences coupled with years of experience working in the nonprofit sector. Our core values and guiding principles show up in our organization as we work to fuel the impact and effectiveness of nonprofits with guidance, expertise, and capital. See our most recent openings!

Attend a Training

Fundamentals of Nonprofit Finance

This workshop is right for you if you are new to the nonprofit sector, nonprofit finance, or your position as staff or board member.

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Buying Real Estate: An Overview for Nonprofit Organizations

In this webinar we will share the steps involved in making this choice. You will walk away with an understanding of debt service coverage ratios, pro formas, and the big questions that your board must think about when making this decision.

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Dashboards: Making Your Data Work for You

In this webinar, we’ll discuss the purpose and use of dashboard reports, learn the components of useful dashboard reports, and share some examples.

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Resources

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes Template

Template to record your board meeting minutes, created for your convenience and to remind you of legal recommendations related to…

Balance Sheet Cheat Sheet

The Propel Nonprofits Balance Sheet Cheat Sheet highlights six key measures that are useful for all types of nonprofits.

Emergency Succession Plan Template

This 2-part template was designed by Propel Nonprofits’ to serve as a narrative guide to help nonprofit leaders craft an…

Case Study

Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities

“The consultants we worked with were good about cracking us open and helping us realize how we were a little bit stuck. We had to reckon with where we were starting from and who we wanted to be.”
Pat Sukhum, Chief Executive Officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities