ACES (Athletes Committed to Educating Students)
Funding supported bringing ACES to the Jerry Gamble Boys & Girls Club in North Minneapolis by providing targeted math and social-emotional skill development through the lens of sports.
Funding supported the Minnesota Urban Debate League programming.
Funding supported general operations to develop youth in grades K through eighth through after-school and summer enrichment programming.
Funding supported general operations to develop and scale the BARR model in elementary schools.
Black Men Teach
Funding supported capacity building to increase the number of Black male educators in Twin Cities elementary schools.
Children’s Theatre Company
Funding supported the Neighborhood Bridges program, serving elementary school students by inviting teaching artists into classrooms once a week.
St. Paul, MN
Funding supported general operations, providing services to low-income high school and college students pursuing college admission and graduation.
Funding supported the Youth Employment, Life and Leadership Skill Building program for youth of color from North Minneapolis neighborhoods.
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
Funding supported general operations for students attending Cristo Rey, preparing them for success in college and life.
Funding supported general operations, partnering with schools, families and communities to ensure every young Minnesotan has access to an engaging education.
Educators for Excellence
New York, NY
Funding supported general operations of the Minnesota Chapter in a teacher-led movement that seeks to transform teaching into a more dynamic and respected profession by placing the voices of progressive educators at the forefront of the conversations that shape their classrooms and careers.
St. Louis Park, MN
Funding supported expanding the work of helping emerging and struggling readers by training and coaching K-3 teachers in utilizing the evidence-based Groves Literacy Framework.
Hospitality House Youth Development
Funding supported the Urban Learning Center, which serves students by providing supplemental, educational after-school services.
Funding supported the general operations of KIPP Minnesota public schools, including KIPP North Star Primary and KIPP North Star Academy.
Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ)
Funding supported the NAZ is Working investment campaign and general operations focused on permanently closing the achievement gap and ending generational poverty in North Minneapolis.
St. Paul, MN
Funding supported general operations, stipends and internships, and leadership development and training in the community-led movement that champions education equity for all children.
Page Education Foundation
Funding supported general operations for providing stipends to students of color in Minnesota who are beginning or continuing their post-secondary education.
St. Louis Park, MN
Funding supported Perspectives’ children’s programs (Kids Connection, PreK Every Day, Kids Cafe, Children’s Mental Health) to increase access to academic, social, nutritional and mental health services for children impacted by homelessness, poverty, lack of equity, addiction and trauma.
Plymouth Christian Youth Center (PCYC)
Funding supported the Capri Theater capital campaign, as well as the year-round out-of-school time program in North Minneapolis.
Project for Pride in Living
Funding supported Project for Pride in Living’s Youth and Parenting Services in Family Supportive Housing, which provides children with a spectrum of support for every developmental stage.
Funding supported general operations to provide students with equitable access to developmental support and experiences that increase their academic achievement and engagement.
Reading Partners Twin Cities
Funding supported growth and innovation to provide literacy support to low-income students in the Twin Cities.
Funding supported conducting the first-ever landscape study of how schools and youth-serving organizations are nurturing developmental relationships with and among youth.
St. Paul, MN
Funding supported the after-school collaborative in promoting high-quality programming and social-emotional learning.
Teach For America Bay Area
San Francisco, CA
Funding supported general operations to help grow the movement to eliminate educational inequity by recruiting and developing committed educational leaders.
Teach For America Twin Cities
Funding supported general operations to recruit, select, train and support Twin Cities Corps members as well as the 10th Anniversary Gala celebration.
University of St. Thomas
St. Paul, MN
Funding supported the Dougherty Family College, which provides intensive education services designed to accommodate promising students.
Funding supported the Empowerment Campaign, which includes expansion of existing programming and ensuring the future of their facilities with a new early learning center and a new college and career center, as well as general operations.
Way to Grow
Funding supported Way to Grow’s holistic home visiting model, which works to close the persistent academic achievement gap by investing early in the most isolated children and families in Minneapolis.
Funding supported World Savvy Classrooms in the Twin Cities, combining professional development and consulting for educators with multi-disciplinary projects for middle and high school students that are focused on timely, complex global issues.
Funding supported general operations to reduce disparities with and for Minnesota youth by mobilizing and investing resources, advancing knowledge and advocating for change.
Funding supported general operations for programs serving children, youth, women and families in the Twin Cities with a focus on those most impacted by opportunity gaps – namely women, girls, people of color and people living in low-income households.