NEON: Building Wealth for Entrepreneurs in North Minneapolis 

At Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON), we build wealth for BIPOC entrepreneurs creating a prosperous, visible, and sustainable economic engine in North Minneapolis and surrounding areas.

Each year, NEON offers 1000+ aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners—80% Black and 100% low to moderate income—with the tools, resources, and access to capital and business-building expertise needed to grow. Our services include:

  • Business incubation and technical assistance

  • Co-working and private office spaces

  • Marketplace events for product and service testing

  • Training and workshops

  • Individualized business development and feasibility assessments

  • Loan origination, packaging, and application support

  • Micro-grants

You can support NEON’s work to deliver rich, high-impact services to local Black entrepreneurs with a gift this year!

Make a donation

You may donate online at anytime. To send a check, please make payable to Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON) and mail to:

Northside Economic Opportunity Network

1007 West Broadway Ave. N. 

Minneapolis, MN 55411

ATTN: Donations

Corporate match

Many organizations offer matching incentives for charitable giving to current employees and retirees, and you could double (or even triple) your support of the Northside Economic Opportunity Network.


All matching gifts are credited to the donor, which means you receive the recognition and benefits associated with the matched level of giving. Please check with your employer for availability.

Planned giving

Make a big impact with a future gift. Start by exploring your options and finding a charitable plan that works best for you.

Stock gifts

You can support NEON by making a 
stock transfer and referencing the following:

Account name:
Northside Economic Opportunity Network

Account number (FC number):

Depository Trust Company number (DTC number): 0725

Federal Income Tax Identification number:

IRA charitable rollovers

Make a gift through your individual retirement account and take advantage of tax savings.

Resources and Downloads

NEON IRA Rollover Instructions

NEON IRA Charitable Rollover Request Form (Template)

NEON Stock Transfer Instructions