At their spring 2017 meeting, the RMSFF board of trustees awarded 85 grants for a total of over $4.9 million in grants to be paid in 2017 and succeeding years to programs in the Education Focus area.

Below are some spring 2017 board-approved grantees ...
Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy  MacPhail Center for Music Vail Christian High School
BestPrep  Marco Island Charter Middle School  Voyageur Outward Bound School
Bethel University  Minnesota Council on Economic Education  Wallin Education Partners
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast, Inc.  Minnesota Historical Society  Way to Grow
Bolder Options  Minnesota Independent School Forum  Women Venture
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities  Minnesota Landscape Arboretum  Youth Frontiers
Catholic Partnership Schools  Minnesota Literacy Council  
Close Gaps by 5 (formerly Parent Aware for School Readiness)  Naples Botanical Garden  
College of Saint Benedict  Naples Zoo, Inc.  
COMPAS  Newgate School  
Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES)  Northern Voices  
Cookie Cart  Opportunity for All Kids (OAK)  
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School   PACE Center for Girls, Collier County  
Dunwoody College of Technology  PACE Center for Girls, Lee County  
First Children's Finance  Park Square Theatre  
Florida Southwestern State College Foundation, Inc.  Perspectives, Inc.   
Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, Inc.  Philanthropy Roundtable  
Friends of Foster Children, SWFL  Pillsbury United Communities  
Genesys Works - Twin Cities  Playworks Minnesota  
Grace Place for Children and Families  Plymouth Christian Youth Center  
Guadalupe Center   Prodeo Academy  
H20 for Life  Reading Partners  
Hiawatha Academies  Roots for the Home Team  
Hope Academy  Saint Paul Police Foundation  
Hospitality House Youth Development  SKY Family YMCA  
Jewish Community Center of the Greater St. Paul Area  SouthWest Metro Educational Foundation  
Jewish Community Relations Council  St. John's University  
Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida  Summit Academy OIC  
Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest, Inc.  The Able Trust (Florida Endowment Foundation for Vocational Rehabilitation  
Kids 'n Kinship  The Center for Education Reform  
Kids In Need Foundation  The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library  
KIPP Minnesota  The Loppet Foundation  
La Oportunidad  The Works  
Leadership Collier Foundation  Think Small  
   University of Minnesota Foundation  
   Urban Squash Twin Cities  

This is NOT a complete list of Education grantees. If you have questions please email Linda Halverson.