Historical Overview:

Build Wealth, MN (BWM) originated in June 2004 as a financial literacy, credit awareness, homebuyer education, jobs and training resource organization. BWM mission has always been to promote sustainable social and economic wealth creation to underserved communities.

BWM has successfully provided this through education and training culturally diverse groups of people and directing families to down payment assistance, closing cost programs, career development and other social service resources.

To date BWM has provided services to a host of cultures including Caucasian, Nigerian, Russian, Sudanese, Zimbabweans, Liberian, Mexican, Hmong, Romanian, Ethiopian, Mexican, Asian, Panamanian, Native American, East Indian and various others. The organization has also played a pivotal role in securing livable wage positions and initiating careers for many people.

Since its inception BWM a 501c (3) organization has been successful in bringing together non-profit, social service providers, private and government organization to accomplish promoting sustainable homeownership, credit enhancement and financial literacy for long-term viable success for families.

Since it inception BWM has been led quite successfully by its founder and Executive Director, David McGee, a dedicated staff, its working Board of Directors and the support of over 50 committed volunteers. Many of which have generously donated their time, expertise and funding support to effectively carry out the organizational plans, goals and programming.

BWM has conducted several homeownership seminars, workshops and credit repair clinics in addition to promoting the importance of homeownership at local events in the Twin Cities Metropolitan area. As a result of the volunteer outreach and training efforts BWM estimates that it has assisted hundred of families successfully attain financial stability and sustainable homeownership. With an additional 1200 families serviced with education, consultation and direction to other needed community resources.

Early initiatives include:

  • “Build Wealth Financial Fitness” a financial literacy television show.

  •  “Own A Home Now” a homeownership promotion initiative.

  • “Post Homebuyer Education Series” a sustainable homeownership training program.

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