Who we are The GMNP is a nonprofit organization focused on securing state investments and public policies that stimulate prosperity throughout Greater Minnesota. We work closely with stakeholders, industry experts, and community leaders to bring attention to critical issues affecting our communities. The GMNP represents more than 80 employers, chambers of commerce, local governments, nonprofits, higher education institutions, and regional economic development organizations from the 80 counties that make up Greater Minnesota. We are governed by a Board of Directors made up of members from all sectors of our membership and all regions of Greater Minnesota. why we matter It's no secret that Greater Minnesota faces unique economic challenges. Businesses and communities located outside of the Twin Cities metro area need their own voice at the Capitol. The GMNP is the only advocacy organization that is solely devoted to ensuring that state policies foster economic growth all across Greater Minnesota.