ADC believes in collaboration to achieve great success in the work it does for its community. ADC partners are also essential in creating and assessing the many needs of the African immigrant communities of Minnesota. ADC partners include grassroots, organizations, community developers, public and private organizations, and our consultants. We share and honor your vision: stimulating markets among the state’s growing ethnic communities benefits all of us.

Grassroots organizations

Aden Abdulle Osman School of Rochester

Coalition of African Community Services of Kandiyohi County

Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota

Iftiin Incorporated of Marshall

Somali-American Self-Development Organization of Owatonna

St. Cloud Area Somali Salvation Organization (SASSO)

Community developers

African Economic Development Solutions (AEDS) of Minnesota

Asian Economic Development Association

Central Minnesota Housing Partnership of St. Cloud

Common Bond Communities

Community Housing Partnership of Rochester

Community Neighborhood Housing Services (now Neighborhood Works)

Emerging Markets Homeownership Initiative (EMHI)

First Children's Finance

Habitat for Humanity of South Central Minnesota- Mankato Chapter

Heartland Community Action Agency (HCAA) of Willmar

Immigrant Education Center of Owatonna

Initiative Foundation's Little Falls Area Foundation

Latino Economic Development Center of Minnesota

Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD)

Metropolitan Economic Development Association (MEDA)

Minnesota Home Ownership Center

Neighborhood Development Center


Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association

Powderhorn Resident Group

Powderhorn/Phillips Cultural Wellness Center

Project for Pride in Living

Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership of Marshall

The Homeownership Education, Counseling, and Training Fund (HECAT)

University of Minnesota Extension Service

West Bank Community Development Corp

Women Venture

Community service

KFAI Community Radio

Lake Street Council

Leadership Empowerment and Development Group (LEAD)

Minnesota African Women's Association (MAWA)

Oromo Community of Minnesota

Riverside Resident Resource Center

Somali Action Alliance

Women's Foundation of Minnesota

Private sector

BMO Harris Bank

Bremer Bank of Marshall

Freddie Mac

Wells Fargo

Public agencies

Blue Earth County Employment

CIty of Mankato's Economic Development Authority (EDA)

City of Minneapolis - Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED)

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) of Owatonna

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency

Nonprofits Assistance Fund

Region Nine Development Commission of Mankato

Three Rivers Community Action Agency of Rochester


Dorsey & Whitney

Faegre Baker Daniels

Fredrikson & Byron, Law Firm


Paul Moore Communications

Smith Partners P.L.L.P.

Triangle Park Creative