Reuse Minnesota builds partnerships and supports a vibrant network of reuse organizations in our state. We amplify our members’ stories to help them build sustainable futures. We champion policies that reduce barriers and increase funding for reuse. We provide networking opportunities for organizations and individuals to make new and exciting connections.
One of the ways we fund this work is through paid memberships. Memberships support our staff, pay for our website, allow us to do policy work, and cover other basic expenses of running a nonprofit. We strive to keep our memberships affordable and accessible to a wide variety of reuse businesses. But as we know, the last few years have been tough on a lot of small organizations. In addition, there are many great organizations out there that run on volunteers and minimal budgets. While a membership offers great benefits, for some it simply is too much of a stretch to join. In 2023, as we continue to reflect on our first decade, we know it is crucial that we bring more of these smaller reuse organizations into our network in ways that make sense for them financially. But the reality is, paid memberships are critical for funding our work, and offering discounts is not a sustainable option for our organization. This is where you can help!
As part of our 10-year anniversary celebration, we have a goal of raising $10,000 in donations by June 30. We are committed to dedicating $2,000 of these funds to membership scholarships for small organizations that cannot otherwise join our network.
Your gift of $100 fully covers the membership for a small business or nonprofit. $50 can bridge the gap between an individual membership and an organizational membership. Any amount will help us reach this goal. Will you donate today to support this effort?
Together we are building regenerative, reuse-centered communities in our state!