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    About Minnesota Keystone

    The Minnesota Keystone Program recognizes and honors companies that donate at least two percent of their pre-tax earnings to the community.


    In 1976, 23 Minnesota companies created this program (originally known as 'The 5% Club') to recognize and encourage charitable giving in the state. The commitment of Minnesota Keystone participants continues to serve as an example to other businesses, both here and around the globe, and to sustain Minnesota’s spirit of generosity and sense of community. 


    Companies can qualify if they have an operating presence in Minnesota and donate at least 2 percent of their pre-tax earnings to 501(c) 3 organizations through cash contributions, in-kind donations, or employee volunteerism. 


    We ask that participating companies re-enroll each year to make sure we have the most accurate information. There is no cost to participate in the program.


    For more information about Minnesota Keystone, please contact Cheri Gengler at cgengler@mplschamber.com or (612) 370-9160.


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    MPLS Regional Chamber
    81 South Ninth Street, Suite 200
    Minneapolis, MN 55402 
    Phone: (612) 370-9100
    Fax: (612) 370-9195