Our Strategic Partner: Minneapolis Public Schools
Career and College Readiness
We raise millions of dollars for MPS from corporations and foundations for career and college readiness programs, early literacy, STEM education, leadership development and other strategic district priorities.
School Funds and Awards
We support MPS by managing over 110 individual school and department funds, administering over 60 college scholarships and awarding mini-grants for staff development and classroom projects. Learn more.
Our Step Up Partner: City of Minneapolis
We partner with the City of Minneapolis for our STEP-UP youth employment program, which provides work readiness training and paid internships for 1,600 Minneapolis youth each year in partnership with 200 Twin Cities employers.
Our Community Partners: Champions, Advocates and Allies
These 44 Twin Cities businesses, foundations, public agencies and nonprofits have demonstrated outstanding commitment to Minneapolis students during the 2017-18 fiscal year. Our heartfelt thanks to our Champions, Advocates and Allies for their generous financial gifts and volunteer service, as well as strategic leadership, expertise and collaboration in our career and college readiness programs. Learn more in our public announcement.
These eight Advocates made substantial gifts of $25,000-$49,999 or were highly engaged in multiple AchieveMpls programs. They include Otto Bremer Trust, Cargill, General Mills, the State of Minnesota, Target, UCare, the University of Minnesota and Xcel Energy.
These 33 Allies contributed $10,000-$24,999 or devoted significant time and expertise to our career and college readiness programs.
Meet all of our 2018 Community Partners and learn how you can participate.
Other Partners for Student Success
We also work with several other outstanding organizations that help young people succeed and collaborate with local college access partners to strengthen our collective impact.