There is a lot to love about MSP

That’s the truth and here are some facts.

FAST FACT #47

The region ranked #1 in the United States with a 35% volunteer rate.

FAST FACT #48

We have a history of progressivism—Minnesota was an early adopter of marriage equality.

FAST FACT #49

Nearly two-thirds of Minnesota’s 18-24 population voted in the 2012 presidential election, 2nd highest in the U.S.

FAST FACT #50

Minnesota has led the nation in resident participation for National Night Out for three consecutive years.

FAST FACT #51

MSP is a top ten metro for economic opportunity and upward mobility.

FAST FACT #53

MSP has 179 corporations enrolled in the Keystone Program, pledging to provide 2% of pre-tax earnings to the community.

Civic Engagement

Civic engagement is in our DNA. We pride ourselves on working together to build a stronger community. Our corporate leaders are committed to investing in the community. Residents regularly volunteer. In fact, MSP leads the country in the percentage of residents who volunteer. An estimated $2.2 Billion of service and funds are contributed to the community each year. On a per capita basis, each of us volunteers 36 hours per week – that’s one week a year. It’s no wonder we have an amazing quality of life and strong institutions. No matter what your passion is, you’ll find a way to Make It. MSP.

Want to get involved? Good. So do we. Simply put, the MSP area is filled with people who care and we’d like to prove it to you.

MINNESOTA COUNCIL OF NONPROFITS

Learn more about nonprofits in Minnesota

MINNESOTA COMPASS

Find more data on good-doing and civic engagement in the MSP region.

MAKERS COMMUNITY

Find out what organizations are helping us make a difference.