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Grants to Minnesota Charter schools
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$ 57,155,704 Total amount foundations have granted to MN charter schools
140 Number charter schools foundations have contributed to in Minnesota
58 Percent of all charter schools ever opened in Minnesota contributed to
43 # charter schools in MN supported by the foundations that are now closed
$ 12,345,910 $ granted by foundations to schools in MN that are now closed
95 Number of currently open charters foundations have contributed to
58 Percentage of all Minnesota open charters contributed to by foundations
73 Number charter schools in Minnesota foundations have helped start
29 # charter schools foundations helped start in MN now out of business
30 foundations startups as % of all Minnesota charter startups
Charters that have received grants from the funders:
 
Recipient name closed? opened closed $ received Startup?
1. Hiawatha Academies CSP ERC WALTON MN COMEBACK 9,079,958 X
2. KIPP Minnesota CSP ERC MN COMEBACK 5,592,844
3. Harvest Preparatory Charter School CSP ERC CLOSED 2017 3,099,438
4. Prodeo Academy CSP WALTON MN COMEBACK 2,241,927 X
5. Best Academy Inc. CSP 2008 1,626,500
6. Mastery School CSP WALTON 2012 1,604,000 X
7. Northeast College Prep CSP WALTON MN COMEBACK 2014 1,599,475 X
8. Harvest Network of Schools ERC CLOSED 2018 1,524,539
9. EdVisions Schools Inc. 1,240,272
10. Center School, Inc. [Minneapolis] 1,196,350
11. Hennepin Elementary School dba Hennepin Schools CSP WALTON MN COMEBACK 1,132,793 X
12. Friendship Academy of Fine Arts WALTON MN COMEBACK 2000 1,041,000 X
13. Academia Cesar Chavez Charter School 2001 941,000
14. Community of Peace Academy CSP 908,500
15. Global Academy CSP WALTON 831,150 X
16. Minneapolis College Preparatory School CSP WALTON CLOSED 2012 2016 682,897 X
17. Venture Academy CSP 672,500 X
18. Legacy of Dr. Josie R. Johnson Montessori - nee Bright Water Elementary CSP WALTON MN COMEBACK 646,322 X
19. Avalon School WALTON 2001 576,152
20. Nova Classical Academy CSP WALTON 562,574 X
21. High School for Recording Arts 554,835
22. LoveWorks Academy For Arts WALTON MN COMEBACK 2005 545,000 X
23. Metro Tech Academy [Dunwoody Academy ] WALTON CLOSED 2007 2013 510,000 X
24. Prestige Academy Charter School [Ascension Academy] WALTON CLOSED 2004 2010 485,719 X
25. Minnesota Transitions Charter School 485,000
26. Eagle Ridge Academy WALTON 2004 469,873 X
27. Bdote Learning Center CSP WALTON 468,000 X
28. Minnesota Wildflower Montessori School 456,000
29. Hmong College Prep Academy WALTON 2004 450,000 X
30. St. Croix Preparatory Academy CSP WALTON 428,552 X
31. Tesfa International School WALTON 2015 405,000 X
32. Sobriety High Charter School CLOSED 2013 398,925
33. Minneapolis Academy CSP WALTON CLOSED 2004 2015 363,999 X
34. ARC4H Academy CSP WALTON CLOSED 2013 2013 335,000 X
35. Twin Cities Academy CSP WALTON 2006 323,581 X
36. Southside Family Charter School WALTON 318,945 X
37. Higher Ground Academy CSP 1999 305,393
38. Twin Cities German Immersion School WALTON 2005 299,494 X
39. Carleton College [charter school] WALTON CLOSED 297,175 X
40. West Side Summit CSP WALTON CLOSED 2013 2019 297,000 X
41. Big Picture Twin Cities [Phillips Community School] WALTON CLOSED 295,000 X
42. Partnership Academy, Inc. 290,126
43. Upper Mississippi Academy WALTON 285,395 X
44. Cornerstone Montessori Elementary CSP WALTON 285,000 X
45. Stride Academy Charter School WALTON 2005 280,000 X
46. Urban Academy Charter School WALTON 278,000 X
47. El Colegio Charter School 2000 275,050
48. New Millennium Academy Charter WALTON MN COMEBACK 2005 274,058 X
49. Twin Cities International Elementary School WALTON CLOSED 2001 2017 272,200 X
50. Laura Jeffrey Academy Charter WALTON 2008 256,877 X
51. College Preparatory Elementary WALTON 250,000 X
52. New Salem Academy WALTON CLOSED 2006 2006 250,000 X
53. Elom International School WALTON CLOSED 2007 2007 250,000 X
54. Minnesota Business Academy WALTON CLOSED 2000 2005 250,000 X
55. Minnesota School of Science WALTON CLOSED 2011 2012 250,000 X
56. Lincoln International School WALTON 250,000 X
57. Sankofa Underground North Academy WALTON CLOSED 2016 2016 250,000 X
58. Spero Academy [Fraser Academy] WALTON 2004 247,233 X
59. Beacon Preparatory Academy CSP WALTON CLOSED 2004 2014 240,500 X
60. Richard Allen Math-Science Academy WALTON CLOSED 2009 2010 240,000 X
61. Stonebridge World School WALTON 2007 235,000 X
62. New Heights School, Inc. 230,000
63. World Learner Charter School 230,000
64. Long Tieng Academy WALTON CLOSED 2007 2010 230,000 X
65. Community School of Excellence WALTON 230,000 X
66. General John Vessey Jr Leadership WALTON CLOSED 2003 2011 230,000 X
67. North Shore Community School 2002 230,000
68. Kaleidoscope Charter School WALTON 2004 230,000 X
69. North Lakes Academy 1999 230,000
70. Noble Academy WALTON MN COMEBACK 230,000 X
71. Woodson Institute For Excellence (WISE School) CLOSED 2015 221,000
72. Academy of North Minneapolis CSP WALTON CLOSED 2010 2011 220,000 X
73. AFSA High School [Academy for Sciences and Agriculture] 213,000
74. St. Paul City School 206,050
75. Paideia Academy Charter School CSP WALTON CLOSED 2005 2015 180,000 X
76. Academy of Biosciences WALTON CLOSED 2005 2008 180,000 X
77. Cyber Village Academy CSP 163,000
78. New Century School 160,000
79. TEAM Academy WALTON 154,000 X
80. Yinghua Academy CSP 2006 133,836
81. Sojourner Truth Academy 133,147
82. Level Up Academy 122,000 X
83. Great River School 116,181
84. PIM Arts High School [nee Main Street School Performing Arts] WALTON 2004 113,837 X
85. Midway Star Academy - nee Dugsi Academy WALTON 110,000 X
86. Ubah Medical Academy Charter School WALTON 2004 110,000 X
87. New City School CSP WALTON 102,000 X
88. Exploration High School 100,000
89. Native Arts Charter School WALTON CLOSED 2000 2003 100,000 X
90. New Voyage Academy Charter School [St. Paul Family Learning Center] CLOSED 1995 2005 93,500
91. Math and Science Academy CSP 90,120
92. Worthington Area Language Academy WALTON CLOSED 2004 2009 85,000 X
93. Tarek Ibn Ziyad Academy WALTON CLOSED 2002 2010 85,000 X
94. Voyageurs Expeditionary WALTON 2003 85,000 X
95. Twin Cities International Schools [nee Minnesota International Middle Charter] 82,500
96. PACT Charter School 75,000
97. Family Academy Charter School CLOSED 2005 75,000
98. Northwest Passage High School [Coon Rapids Learning Center] 1999 72,000
99. Odyssey Academy CLOSED 1997 2017 72,000
100. Minnesota Academy of Technology CLOSED 2002 2004 70,018
101. Metro Deaf School 69,662
102. Technical Academies of Minnesota 62,500 X
103. Cologne Academy CSP 61,811
104. Link Public Schools 60,000
105. Sejong Academy of Minnesota 50,000
106. DaVinci Academy 2008 46,154
107. Parnassus Preparatory School 2011 41,678
108. Dakota Academy CLOSED 2006 2006 40,000 X
109. West Concord Public Charter School CLOSED 2012 2016 32,000
110. Prairie Creek Community School 30,347
111. Learning For Leadership Charter CLOSED 2006 2018 30,000
112. Cedar Riverside Community School CLOSED 2021 30,000
113. Minnesota Online High School 2005 25,000
114. Seven Hills Preparatory Academy 24,281
115. Glacial Hills Elementary 22,550
116. Leadership Preparatory Academy CLOSED 20,000
117. STEP Academy Charter School 20,000
118. International Spanish Language Academy 15,000
119. Crosslake Community Charter School 11,733
120. Face to Face Academy 11,048
121. TrekNorth High School WALTON 2003 10,000 X
122. Cygnus Academy WALTON CLOSED 2006 2010 10,000 X
123. Soul Academy WALTON CLOSED 2005 2006 10,000 X
124. Recovery School of Southern MN WALTON CLOSED 2005 2009 10,000 X
125. Prairie Seeds Academy WALTON 2004 10,000 X
126. Lakes International Language Academy CSP WALTON 2004 10,000 X
127. Swan River Montessori Charter School WALTON 2005 10,000 X
128. Great Expectations 2002 10,000
129. Hennepin County Military Preparatory Academy CLOSED 2003 10,000
130. Colonel Charles D. Young Military Academy WALTON CLOSED 2004 2004 10,000 X
131. Rivers Edge Academy CLOSED 2009 2019 10,000
132. Minnesota Internship Center 2003 9,941
133. Aspen Academy 2008 9,489
134. Excell Academy Charter 6,000
135. Minnesota New Country School 4,200
136. New Century Academy 4,000
137. Academic Arts High School [River Heights Charter School] 2004 4,000
138. Kato Public Charter School [Riverbend Academy] 4,000
139. Athlos Leadership Academy [New Visions School] 2,500
140. Clarkfield Charter School 2007 2,500

 

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WFF Startups

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