Engage Winona

A nonprofit organization

31 donors

Engage Winona drives equitable civic action and social change by working to ensure everyone has access, voice and power in community planning, decision-making and changemaking.

Our vision is of a community where everyone is welcomed, heard and included; sees themselves as community leaders and changemakers; and has the tools and resources to create change that supports a resilient, inclusive community.

Program areas

  • Community engagement
    • Inclusive conversation design and facilitation
    • Creative engagement gets the full community involved
  • Capacity building
    • Amplify and support change-makers in the Winona area
    • Project management for groups and coalitions
  • Storytelling
    • Reflect the voices and ideas of our community
    • Feature local changemakers to seed + spread good ideas

Engage Winona strives to make community engagement inclusive, generative — and joyful — for all.

Our community impact in 2022

Community engagement

  • 1100+ community members engaged in public listening projects for City of Winona and other partners
  • 17+ public events

Capacity building

  • 26 changemakers supported in Lived Experience Leaders
  • 40+ WSU students trained in our Changemaker Lab 
  • 5800+ community members participating in Neighbors Helping Neighbors


  • 7 stories celebrating local changemakers published at Spillway.xyz
  • 4 podcast episodes launched celebrating Neighbors Helping Neighbors and other Engage Winona programs
  • Find the stories at engagewinona.org/voice

Organization Data


Organization name

Engage Winona

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Arts & Culture Community Economic Development Ideas


PO Box 455
WINONA, MN 55987



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