Who We've Funded

Who We've Funded

We collaborate & partner within our community, using humble leadership to develop & sustain  a deeply networked circle of support around Hennepin County youth.

Leadership in Education

Project SUCCESS Programming

2018
$50,000
Education
2018
$100,000
Involvement in Schools

Harvest Initiative

African American Father's Empowerment 

2018
$45,000

Heading Home Funders Collaborative

Homelessness Prevention 

2018
$10,000

The Community Giving Project

2018
$80,000
Foster Youth

Youth Leadership Development & Advocacy 

2018
$40,000
Involvement in Schools

Parent training, development & advocacy 

2018
$40,000

Parent Mentor Program

Family reunification & Parent training/development

2018
$75,000
Involvement in Schools
2018
$25,000
Involvement in Schools

The School Leadership Project

Community-led Charter School Turn-around 

2018
$100,000
Education

K-12 Minneapolis Montesorri School Development

2018
$100,000
Systems Change

Parent Empowerment and Policy Change

2017
$40,000
Leadership in Education

Teacher Pipeline Analysis 

2017
$62,500
Education

Education Equity Policy Efforts & Parent Engagement 

2017
$30,000
Education

State-wide Education Policy Work

2017
$25,000
Involvement in Schools

District-Wide Student Center Curriculum Training & Policy Reform

2017
$30,000
Education
2017
$30,000
Education
2017
$50,000
Leadership in Education

SEL & Trauma Specialist 

2017
$30,000
Involvement in Schools

Parent Engagement, Support & Training

2017
$75,000
Systems Change

Urban Education Teachers Program 

2017
$46,200
Education

General Operating & Strategic Fund Initiatives

2017
$100,000
Systems Change

Teacher Pathway System Mapping Grant

2017
$40,000
Involvement in Schools

Parent Education, Empowerment & Advocacy Training 

2017
$30,000
Education

College & Career Readiness

2017
$30,000
Education

Community Engagement 

2017
$25,000
Education

General Operating & Thriving Learning PFA

2017
$100,000
Foster Youth

Strategic Planning for Foster Youth Programming 

2017
$25,000
Education

LEAP/JAG Programming in Contract Alternative Schools

2017
$40,000
Education

Arts Programming & Documentary 

2017
$39,875
Education
2017
$40,000
Involvement in Schools
2017
$25,000
Education

African American Fathers' Engagement, Advocacy and Convening

2017
$10,000
Foster Youth

Parent Support & Training  for County Involved Youth

2017
$75,000
Involvement in Schools

Community Driven School Turnaround Efforts

2017
$60,000
Education

Parent Engagement & Advocacy Training at Lucy Laney 

2017
$25,000
Foster Youth

Healthy Transitions Program 

2017
$30,000
Education

For education equity support within the Osseo Public Schools district

2016
$50,000
Education

For East African Student to Teacher (EAST) program fellowships

2016
$50,000
Education
2016
$15,000
Education

For intercession programming and homeless/highly mobile student busing

2016
$45,000
Education

For programming at Ubah Medical Academy

2016
$25,000
Education
2016
$30,000
Education

For teacher support

2016
$15,000
Education

Harvest Network of Schools

In support of Harvest's first year costs for hiring a full time student recruiter

2016
$60,000
Education
2016
$15,000
Education
2016
$50,000
Education

To develop Family Group Conferencing partnerships with independent and charter schools

2016
$20,000
Education

For designing and implementing a special education teacher licensing residency program

2016
$50,000
Education

For Community Partnership School design and planning efforts

2016
$56,750
Education

For general operating and strategic fund initiatives

2016
$150,000
Education

For great MN schools fund initiatives

2016
$100,000
Education

General operating support for the “Increasing teachers of color and American Indian teachers” public awareness campaign

2016
$60,000
Education
2016
$15,000
Education

To support work within Nellie Stone Johnson elementary school

2016
$30,000
Education

Northside Educational Alliance

General operating support

2016
$25,000
Education

For the “Parents with High Expecations” general education advocacy project

2016
$50,000
Education
2016
$15,000
Education

For the 2016 MPS student government leadership retreat

2016
$12,650
Education
2016
$25,000
Education

For school-based concurrent enrollment opportunities

2016
$15,000
Education

General operating support for parent advocacy

2016
$15,000
Foster Youth

General operating support to add new components to C2i’s Youth Incentives program, with a specific focus on financial literacy

2015
$25,000
Foster Youth

In support of The Bridge’s first year costs for hiring a service coordinator for ysnmn.org: a site dedicated to helping youth find shelter and services

2015
$50,000
Foster Youth

As needed support to remove initial financial barriers for youth who have aged out of care and have successfully found housing through The Link: Up to $1,000 per qualifying youth, up to $15,000

2015
$15,000
Foster Youth

In support of YouthLink’s Healthy Transitions program

2015
$30,000
Education

In support of Banyan Community; Growing Responsibly Capital Campaign

2015
$100,000
Education

In support of Bdote’s first year costs for hiring a part time intercession coordinator

2015
$32,000
Education

For the Benilde-St. Margaret’s/KIPP: North Star Academy tuition assistance program

2015
$27,220
Education

Cristo Rey Jesuit High School

General operating support

2015
$15,000
Education

In support of Harvests’ first year costs for hiring a full time student recruiter

2015
$60,000
Education

In support of their Early Literacy and Families Parent Education program

2015
$20,000
Education

In support of NAZ’s work at Nellie Stone Johnson through MPS’s Community Partnership Schools initiative

2015
$100,000
Education

General operating support

2015
$30,000
Education

For the Minneapolis Educator Leadership Award’s educator micro-grants

2015
$75,000
Education

In support of SFER Minnesota’s student lounge

2015
$5,000
Education

Startup support / support of Science House IB Continuum workshop training at the Science Museum of Minnesota

2015
$15,000
Education

The Education Transformation Initiative

To the Education Transformation Initiative’s strategic fund to initiate Achievement Network and New Leaders projects in the Twin Cities

2015
$60,000
Education
2015
$100,000
Education
2015
$50,000
Education
2015
$15,000
Education
2015
$15,000
Education
2015
$100,000
Education
2015
$15,000
Education

Mastery School

2015
$15,000
Education
2015
$15,000
Education
2015
$50,000
Education

The Education Transformation Initiative

2015
$250,000
Education
2015
$15,000