September 9 2019

Links to Learning Classroom Grants Application Now Available

Links toLearning Grant recipients

Attention Minneapolis Public Schools licensed staff! Are you looking for classroom grants for the 2019-20 school year?

AchieveMpls manages several funds that support MPS staff and classrooms, including Assistance League of Minneapolis/St. Paul Links to Learning classroom grants, which support innovation and help educators launch new projects.

Teachers, guidance counselors, social workers and others who require a license to carry out their work with students (Pre-K through 12th grade) are eligible to apply for up to $750 for projects to be implemented during this school year.  Here are just some of the projects that recently received funding:

  • Healthy cooking classes for students and their families
  • Bicycle safety, repair and outings for students who have challenges with emotional regulation and behavior
  • Resource books for English as a Second Language History Day project
  • Daniya Drum and Dance Group workshops and performance with students for African American Family Involvement Day
  • Student voice and community-building project with pregnant and parenting teens
  • Student work with a mural artist to create large collaborative school murals

To apply, download and send your completed Links to Learning Grant application to by October 7. Grant awards will be announced on November 28. 

For more information, contact Angel Jennings at 612-455-1560.

Learn more about the MPS school funds, mini-grants and scholarships managed by AchieveMpls