“I always saw NAF as partners helping us fulfill our mission. They are partners, not vendors, not adversaries, and I still think of them as that way.”

John Kemp, Executive Director at Neighbors Inc.

“The information is fabulous. They always say it takes two to teach, you have to give to learn. The relationship is fabulous at Nonprofits Assistance Fund. You cannot put a price tag on that.”

Dr. Michael Helgeson, Chief Executive Officer at Apple Tree Dental

“We are very grateful and appreciative to work with Nonprofits Assistance Fund for the loan, obviously, but also the knowledge we are gaining.”

George Boody, Executive Director at Land Stewardship Project

“We hope to not need NAF in the same ways we have in the past. But we always know NAF is here to provide support and be the safety net for nonprofits in case we do need them.”

Monica Meyer, Executive Director at OutFront Minnesota Community Services

“NAF offers the highest quality customized financial training in the region. Our organization boasts several complex programs that are atypical for the nonprofit and only NAF is really in a position to provide the unique financial guidance we need to succeed.”

Jason Edens, Executive Director at Rural Renewable Energy Alliance

“Michael, our loan officer, helped us get our financials in order. He asked great questions and helped me structure a budget for cash flow. He never hesitates to call or to send resources; he’s always really supportive.”

Julie Sand, Managing Director (former) at TU Dance

“With a loan from Nonprofits Assistance Fund, we were able to open The Pantry, a new facility that allowed us to provide a client choice service model to meet the needs of our community.”

Lisa Horn, Executive Director at The Open Door

“Now that we don’t have to worry about losing our building or our lights being turned off, we can focus on making everything else stronger and better.”

Michelle Basham, Executive Director at FamilyWise

“Everyone at Nonprofits Assistance Fund is knowledgeable and accessible. The staff is there to answer our questions or point us in the right direction”

Julie Guy, Director at Sojourner Truth Academy

"When I met Michael Anderson [loan officer], I found him to be a very wise young man who was eager to serve his clients. He took my best interests and made them his best interests. I can trust him to do what is right. It is good to do business with people like that."

Dr. Vacharee Peterson, D.D.S and CEO at Community Dental Care

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