Community Improvement, Capacity Building

African Economic Development Solutions (AEDS)

Building Wealth within African Immigrant Communities.

St. Paul, MN

Mission

African Economic Development Solutions (AEDS) builds wealth within African immigrant communities throughout Minnesota. We accomplish our mission by using business development and homeownership strategies that are informed by creative placemaking and cultural assets. AEDS works throughout the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Ruling Year

2009

President & CEO

Gene Gelgelu

Main Address

1821 University Ave W S-145

St. Paul, MN 55104 USA

Keywords

African Immigrants, African, Ethiopian, Oromo, Somali, West African Immigrants, African Business, African Business Owners

EIN

80-0345712

 Number

4115277803

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Economic Development (S30)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

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Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Business Development Training

Technical Assistance

Loan Access

Homeownership Education

Creative Placemaking (Little Africa)

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Financials

African Economic Development Solutions (AEDS)

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Operations

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

No

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

No

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

No