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St. Paul Neighborhood Network

To empower people to use media and communications to better lives, use authentic voice, and build common understanding.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 6/29/2012
375 Jackson St, Ste 250
St Paul, MN 55101
Phone: 651-224-5153
Fax: 651-298-8414
Other Names Used SPNN
EIN 41-1500773
Principal Staff Mike Wassenaar, Executive Director
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 20
Number of Volunteers 60
Number of Clients Served 7000
Affiliations Alliance for Community Media, Member Minnesota Council for Non-Profits, Member National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture, Member Twin Cities Youth Media Network, Member
Donated Goods Accepts donated goods
Tags / Keywords Media & Communications
General Information
Board Chair Cody Fleischfresser
Number of Board Members 15
Board meetings with quorum 7
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 8.11
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
350 community members were able to get employment as a result of digital literacy training through our AmeriCorps program. 30 national service members donated 40,000 of community service to Twin Cities organizations serving 5200 clients. 260 youth attended SPNN classes and created original media about their community with their perspectives. Community members created 5000 hours of programming about issues and ideas important to them and to Saint Paul. SPNN helped 50 community non-profits educate the community through our media productions.
Current Goals
Increase distribution of programs through online and social media by 25%. Increase members who use facility to produce programs by 10%. Partner with 20 Twin Cities organizations to increase digital literacy of 5000 residents. Partner with 50 non-profit organizations and government units to produce 200 hours of media programs. Serve 250 youth in afterschool and summer school programs. Raise $115,000 in capital to technically equip youth programs. Gauge viewership in Saint Paul to set baselines for evaluation. Maintain a $40,000 budget surplus to transfer to reserves.
Community or Constituency Served
General Public
Geographic Area Served
St Paul, MN
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $1,412,766 83.2%
Management: $204,221 12%
Fundraising: $81,772 4.8%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2012 2011 2010
End of Year: $195,997 $137,940 $101,002
Beginning of Year $137,940 $101,002 $156,791
Difference $58,057 $36,938 ($55,789)
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $195,997
Based on information provided on 2010 to 2012
From the Charity We want to thank the Charities Review Council for their review of our performance, financial and accountability measures. It has helped us improve our performance as a non-profit serving the community.
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