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Erik's Ranch Inc.

Erik's Ranch & Retreats provides safe and unequaled living, working, social and recreational environments for young adults with autism, using its guiding principles of lifelong learning, individual community building and bidirectional integration through voluntourism. We're committed to giving these individuals a rewarding life on their own terms, experiencing dignity, compassion and the joy of continuing possibility.

Mission Statement
3420 Heritage Drive
Edina, MN 55435
Edina, MN 55435
Phone: 612-401-3080
Other Names Used Erik's Ranch & Retreats, Erik's Ranch, Erik's Retreat, Erik's Minnesota Adventures
EIN 26-0456090
Principal Staff Kathryn Nordberg
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 18
Number of Volunteers 1231
Number of Clients Served 100
Tags / Keywords Autism, Housing, Jobs, ASD, Employment
General Information
Board Chair Kathryn Nordberg
Number of Board Members 3
Board meetings with quorum 9
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 3
Major Programs
Erik's Ranch $107,672
We created secure, independent living for 9 young adults with autism who are now living and working with us in Edina. We engaged 1231 volunteers in our work by offering tours lead by young adults with autism, created by focusing on their talents, skills and abilities. We opened our doors to guests and families affected by autism to stay with us at our 8 guest rooms in Edina and one guesthouse in Montana who are supporting the growth of our organization.
Current Goals
1. Raise $635,000 for Erik's Retreat in Minnesota to make: 10 more independent living apartments available. 19 guest apartments to support our guest program. Renovate the member/guest kitchen. Sponsor Erik's Minnesota Adventures Tour Program. 2. Raise $2.7 million to build the Montana Ranch providing secure independent living for up to 42 young adults with autism.
Community or Constituency Served
Adults with autism.
Geographic Area Served
Locations in Minnesota and Montana offering independent living and meaningful jobs for adults with autism from around the world.
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $160,768 67.8%
Management: $51,267 21.6%
Fundraising: $25,179 10.6%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2013 2011 2011
End of Year: $1,918,061 $2,221,355 $1,163,092
Beginning of Year $2,221,355 $1,163,092 $347,686
Difference ($303,294) $1,058,263 $815,406
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $1,918,061
Based on information provided on 2011 to 2013
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