About Sourcewell

It's not about us. It's about you!

We exist for one purpose: to help communities.

We are honored every time you call on us to help serve your community.

A self-sustaining government organization, Sourcewell has over 40 years of dedicated service helping government and education entities operate more efficiently through a variety of solutions.

Dedicated to service


Provide leading solutions that empower community success.


We are a force multiplier.


Seek.  Be curious.
Empower.  Be accountable and liberate others.
Impact.  Be a difference maker.

Common Questions

Yes. Sourcewell is a service cooperative created by the Minnesota legislature as a local unit of government (Minn. Const. art. XII, sec. 3). Sourcewell is governed by local elected municipal officials and school board members. Minn. Stat. § 123A.21 Subd. 4 (2017). As a public agency, all Sourcewell employees are government employees.

All government and education entities can register with Sourcewell as a participating agency by completing a simple online registration form.

A Board of Directors governs Sourcewell, and is elected by full-voting members from a pool of county commissioners, city council members, mayors, or school board members from our five-county service area.