The Minnesota Children’s Alliance is a not-for-profit organization supported by generous donors, foundations, and public funding.
For calendar year 2015, The Minnesota Children’s Alliance operated off a budget of $166,684 and $133,806 in expenses.
You can help support the Minnesota Children’s Alliance protect children by giving a donation today.
Sustainability of individual CACs in Minnesota
Child Advocacy Centers are inherently not-for-profit entities, just like us here at the Minnesota Children’s Alliance. Operating costs for a facility, its staff, and equipment can cost a CAC tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars a year depending on their size and scope.
In Minnesota, CACs do receive some financial support from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Accredited facilities receive more than non-accredited facilities, but gaps in funding persist.
The Minnesota Children’s Alliance and CACs receive a lot of their support from supporters like you, both monetarily and through volunteer opportunities. Many CACs also hold regular fundraising events through the year. Here are just some of the ways you can help.
Support the Alliance through a direct monetary donation.
You may donate online or send a check to 2301 Woodbridge Street, Suite 200, Roseville, MN 55113.
Support-and-shop for CACs through Amazon Wishlists.
Or, set your Amazon Smile account to automatically award a portion of Amazon’s profits after every qualifying purchase you make on Amazon.com to the Alliance or a CAC of your choice. To find a CAC near you and see if they have Amazon Wishlists or support requests, look one up.
Volunteer with the Minnesota CACs.
To find out how you can help, find a CAC near you and get involved in your local community.