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TWIN CITIES COHOUSING NETWORK

Catalyzing cohousing in Minnesota

Saint Paul, MN   |  https://www.tccoho.org

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TWIN CITIES COHOUSING NETWORK

EIN: 41-1668910


Mission

TCCN is a 501(c)3 educational organization with a mission to conduct education, outreach and engagement with individuals and families and Minnesota housing-related organizations, professionals, and government agencies in order to advance the development of high-quality, sustainable cohousing communities in Minnesota.

Notes from the nonprofit

Twin Cities Cohousing Network is a nonprofit organization run by part-time volunteers. No staff​ are paid.

Ruling year info

2017

President

Dr. Lee Pedersen

Main address

2650 University Ave West, Apt 315

Saint Paul, MN 55114 USA

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EIN

41-1668910

Subject area info

Education

Population served info

Adults

Families

Parents

Widows and widowers

Retired people

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NTEE code info

Education N.E.C. (B99)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Tax forms

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Communication

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Twin Cities Cohousing Networking Meeting

People interested in learning about cohousing and networking with others who are interested register for quarterly online meetings. These meetings educate participants about cohousing and provide them with updates on Minnesota groups working to move toward cohousing. Occasional educational classes are held to help teach the skills needed to form a group to move toward cohousing and to learn what to expect while living in a cohousing community.

Population(s) Served
Families
Adults

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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How we listen

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Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.)

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, We don’t have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, It is difficult to get honest feedback from the people we serve, It is difficult to identify actionable feedback

Financials

TWIN CITIES COHOUSING NETWORK

Financial data

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

TWIN CITIES COHOUSING NETWORK

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: 2023

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Revenue
Contributions, Grants, Gifts $2,527
Program Services $0
Membership Dues $0
Special Events $0
Other Revenue $0
Total Revenue $2,529
Expenses
Program Services $188
Administration $1,072
Fundraising $0
Payments to Affiliates $0
Other Expenses $750
Total Expenses $2,010

TWIN CITIES COHOUSING NETWORK

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: 2023

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Assets
Total Assets $3,831
Liabilities
Total Liabilities $0
Fund balance (EOY)
Net Assets $3,831

Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Documents
Form 1023/1024 is not available for this organization

President

Dr. Lee Pedersen

Lee extends our reach beyond the Twin Cities Metropolitan area to include cohousing initiatives within Greater Minnesota. A resident of Duluth, Lee actively promotes cohousing by offering community education classes and hosting MeetUp groups while seeking others to join in the goal of creating a Duluth-area senior cohousing community. Lee also serves as the Meet the Professionals coordinator.

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TWIN CITIES COHOUSING NETWORK

Board of directors
as of 02/16/2024
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Board chair

Dr. Lee Pedersen

Twin Cities Cohousing Network

Term: 2022 - 2024

Lee Pedersen

Elizabeth Brackett

Lynn Englund

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and 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? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes