The Bancroft Neighborhood Association (BNA) serves the Bancroft neighborhood, which is bordered by Chicago Avenue on the west, 38th Street on the north, Cedar Avenue on the east, and 42nd Street on the south. BNA offers programs, events, and leads community-driven projects to meet it's mission and goals.

Office Hours:

The Bancroft Neighborhood Association (BNA) is a community volunteer organization with one part-time staff. Our staffer will be committed to being in the office:

Tuesdays: 11am to 3pm

Thursdays: 11am to 3pm

If staff is not in the office, they are either in a meeting or out in the neighborhood. You can reach Tou Xiong at anytime at 651-444-0531.

Our Mission

The Bancroft Neighborhood Association (BNA) facilitates community inclusiveness, sustainability, awareness, investment and involvement to promote a safe and vibrant neighborhood.


Our Primary Goals Are To:

Build interest of residents in the welfare of the neighborhood

Support the improvement of the neighborhood

Create awareness of issues that affect all residents of the neighborhood

Encourage participation of residents in neighborhood gatherings and initiatives

Represent the neighborhood and its residents in the wider Minneapolis community