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   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    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  
Cookie Cart    
Dunwoody College of Technology  Opportunity for All Kids (OAK)  
First Children's Finance  PACE Center for Girls, Collier County  
Florida Southwestern State College Foundation, Inc.  PACE Center for Girls, Lee County  
Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, Inc.    
Friends of Foster Children, SWFL  Perspectives, Inc.   
Genesys Works - Twin Cities  Philanthropy Roundtable  
Grace Place for Children and Families  Pillsbury United Communities  
H20 for Life  Playworks Minnesota  
Hiawatha Academies  Plymouth Christian Youth Center  
Hope Academy  Prodeo Academy  
Hospitality House Youth Development  Reading Partners  
Jewish Community Center of the Greater St. Paul Area  Roots for the Home Team  
Jewish Community Relations Council  Saint Paul Police Foundation  
Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida  SKY Family YMCA  
Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest, Inc.  SouthWest Metro Educational Foundation  
Kids 'n Kinship  St. John's University  
Kids In Need Foundation  Summit Academy OIC  
KIPP Minnesota  The Able Trust (Florida Endowment Foundation for Vocational Rehabilitation  
Leadership Collier Foundation  The Center for Education Reform  
   The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library  
   The Loppet Foundation  
   The Works  
   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. If you'd like to learn more about these grantees, click on their live link above.