MPS Funds & Awards

AchieveMpls supports Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) by securing major grants for district priorities and managing over $1 million in funds that benefit MPS schools, staff development, classrooms and students.

MPS School and Department Funds

ABOUT MPS FUNDS

AchieveMpls receives private donations for MPS schools, departments, programs and activities – including school fundraising events – and makes payments and reimbursements to MPS staff from these funds. MPS leadership and staff determine how these funds are spent.

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DONORS: SUPPORT A SCHOOL FUND

Make a gift to a specific MPS school, fund or department.

MPS STAFF: ACCESS YOUR SCHOOL FUND

Get more information about accessing your school fund, making deposits and requesting payments. 

Mini-Grants for MPS Staff and Classrooms

ABOUT MINI-GRANTS

Grants are available from AchieveMpls and partner organizations for MPS teachers and staff that support professional development opportunities, classroom activities and field trip transportation.

FAQs and Applications

Learn about grant opportunities and how you can apply for funds. 

College Scholarships for MPS students

ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS

In 2019-20, AchieveMpls administered and awarded 71 college scholarships totaling $171,300 for MPS students to pursue post-secondary education.

 

 

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

Contact your school's Career & College Center (CCC) or counseling office for detailed information and to apply.

RENEWABLE SCHOLARSHIPS

If you received a scholarship that can be renewed, email mpsscholarships@achievempls.org or call 612-455-1560 for more information.