Lake Street Council Mission

Lake Street Council engages, serves, and advocates for the Lake Street business community in Minneapolis to ensure the vitality and prosperity of the commercial corridor.

Every day, Lake Street Council works on:

  • research and strategic planning
  • business recruitment
  • safety and security
  • branding/marketing/PR
  • community events
  • online and door-to-door communications
  • commercial energy retrofits and energy savings
  • small business advocacy,
  • management of Lake Street capital and natural resources. 

Our many programs uplift our existing business community while raising awareness among potential shoppers and new business investors.

Become a partner, or make an individual donation today. 

The Lake Street Council is a 501(c)3. Our work is generously funded by business partnerships, individuals contributions, the City of Minneapolis, the McKnight Foundation, the Wells Fargo Foundation, the Minneapolis Foundation, Hennepin County, Twin Cities LISC, the Shavlik Family Foundation, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota’s Center for Prevention.