Minnesota Community Action Partnership

Helping People. Changing Lives.

Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live.


We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.


Find Local Agency

Our members are Community Action Agencies that offer various local services and referrals for people in need.



Each local Community Action Agency provides a unique combination of programming to meet locally determined needs and goals.



MinnCAP helps advocate for community resiliency, solutions to address poverty, and enhance financial stability. 

Find your local
Community Action Agency

Minnesota Community Action Partnership is made up of member organizations in
communities across Minnesota. Our members are Community Action Agencies that offer
local services for people facing poverty.

Community Highlights

Earning a CCAP brings value to both the individual and the agency's leadership

“When I received my CCAP, it was the biggest accomplishment I have received in my professional career,” e…

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Op Ed: What the 2020 census says about being poor in Minnesota

Published Oct. 5, 2021 in MinnPost
Results from the 2020 U.S. census are beginning to trickle out, and for th…

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UCAP expands four Head Start facilities to meet growing community needs

In recent years, United Community Action Partnership’s (UCAP) Head Start program has experienced growth but fac…

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With your help we’ve



received services



enrolled in Minnesota Head Start programs



additional funding leveraged  from state & federal grants

1.8 m

Volunteer hours

donated to help fellow Minnesotans