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View all recipients, recipients of a particular letter, or recipients that are charter schools by clicking the corresponding link below. Charters returned in alphabetical order by clicking CHARTERS A-Z; returned in descending order by total received by clicking CHARTERS $$$.

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Total recipients: 135
Total $$$ received: $ 48,104,240

Recipient name Charter Private Public Media Closed? $
Hiawatha Academies CSP ERC WALTON MN COMEBACK CHAR 6,397,658
Harvest Preparatory Charter School CSP ERC CHAR CLOSED 3,099,438
Best Academy Inc. CSP CHAR 1,606,500
Mastery School CSP WALTON CHAR 1,529,400
Prodeo Academy CSP WALTON MN COMEBACK CHAR 1,500,577
Wildflower Foundation ERC CHAR 1,410,000
Harvest Network of Schools ERC CHAR CLOSED 1,229,266
Northeast College Prep CSP WALTON MN COMEBACK CHAR 1,176,500
Center School, Inc. [Minneapolis] CHAR 1,126,250
Academia Cesar Chavez Charter School CHAR 941,000
Community of Peace Academy CSP CHAR 858,000
Minneapolis College Preparatory School CSP WALTON CHAR CLOSED 682,897
Friendship Academy of Fine Arts WALTON MN COMEBACK CHAR 669,000
Venture Academy CSP CHAR 667,500
Bright Water Elementary CSP WALTON MN COMEBACK CHAR 586,322
Nova Classical Academy CSP WALTON CHAR 551,534
Metro Tech Academy [Dunwoody Academy ] WALTON CHAR CLOSED 510,000
LoveWorks Academy For Arts WALTON MN COMEBACK CHAR 495,000
Prestige Academy Charter School [Ascension Academy] WALTON CHAR CLOSED 485,719
Hennepin Elementary School CSP WALTON MN COMEBACK CHAR 479,441
Hmong College Prep Academy WALTON CHAR 450,000
Minnesota Wildflower Montessori School ERC CHAR 450,000
Bdote Learning Center CSP WALTON CHAR 447,000
Eagle Ridge Academy WALTON CHAR 430,663
Tesfa International School WALTON CHAR 405,000
Sobriety High Charter School CHAR CLOSED 398,925
St. Croix Preparatory Academy CSP WALTON CHAR 387,600
Minneapolis Academy CSP WALTON CHAR CLOSED 363,999
Avalon School WALTON CHAR 331,152
Twin Cities Academy CSP WALTON CHAR 323,581
Global Academy CSP WALTON CHAR 319,400
Southside Family Charter School WALTON CHAR 318,945
Higher Ground Academy CSP CHAR 305,393
Twin Cities German Immersion School WALTON CHAR 299,494
Carleton College [charter school] WALTON CHAR CLOSED 297,175
West Side Summit CSP WALTON CHAR CLOSED 297,000
Big Picture Twin Cities [Phillips Community School] WALTON CHAR CLOSED 295,000
Minnesota Transitions Charter School CHAR 285,000
Urban Academy Charter School WALTON CHAR 278,000
Upper Mississippi Academy WALTON CHAR 275,395
Twin Cities International Elementary School WALTON CHAR CLOSED 272,200
High School for Recording Arts CHAR 271,500
Laura Jeffrey Academy Charter WALTON CHAR 256,877
Sankofa Underground North Academy WALTON CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Minnesota School of Science WALTON CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Cornerstone Montessori Elementary CSP WALTON CHAR 250,000
College Preparatory Elementary WALTON CHAR 250,000
Lincoln International School WALTON CHAR 250,000
New Salem Academy WALTON CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Elom International School WALTON CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Minnesota Business Academy WALTON CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Spero Academy [Fraser Academy] WALTON CHAR 247,233
Beacon Academy CSP WALTON CHAR 240,500
Richard Allen Math-Science Academy WALTON CHAR CLOSED 240,000
Stonebridge World School WALTON CHAR 235,000
Stride Academy Charter School WALTON CHAR 230,000
Community School of Excellence WALTON CHAR 230,000
General John Vessey Jr Leadership WALTON CHAR CLOSED 230,000
Kaleidoscope Charter School WALTON CHAR 230,000
Long Tieng Academy WALTON CHAR CLOSED 230,000
Noble Academy WALTON MN COMEBACK CHAR 230,000
North Lakes Academy CHAR 230,000
North Shore Community School CHAR 230,000
World Learner Charter School CHAR 230,000
New Heights School, Inc. CHAR 230,000
Woodson Institute For Excellence (WISE School) CHAR CLOSED 221,000
EdVisions Off Campus School CHAR 220,272
Academy of North Minneapolis CSP WALTON CHAR CLOSED 220,000
New Millennium Academy Charter WALTON MN COMEBACK CHAR 200,058
El Colegio Charter School CHAR 195,050
Academy of Biosciences WALTON CHAR CLOSED 180,000
Paideia Academy Charter School CSP WALTON CHAR CLOSED 180,000
St. Paul City School CHAR 175,050
Partnership Academy, Inc. CHAR 171,376
Cyber Village Academy CSP CHAR 163,000
TEAM Academy WALTON CHAR 154,000
Sojourner Truth Academy CHAR 125,697
Yinghua Academy CSP CHAR 118,336
Great River School CHAR 116,181
PIM Arts High School [nee Main Street School Performing Arts] WALTON CHAR 113,837
Ubah Medical Academy Charter School WALTON CHAR 110,000
New City School CSP WALTON CHAR 102,000
Native Arts Charter School WALTON CHAR CLOSED 100,000
New Voyage Academy Charter School [St. Paul Family Learning Center] CHAR CLOSED 93,500
Math and Science Academy CSP CHAR 90,120
Worthington Area Language Academy WALTON CHAR CLOSED 85,000
Voyageurs Expeditionary WALTON CHAR 85,000
Tarek Ibn Ziyad Academy WALTON CHAR CLOSED 85,000
Twin Cities International Schools [nee Minnesota International Middle Charter] CHAR 82,500
PACT Charter School CHAR 75,000
Family Academy Charter School CHAR CLOSED 75,000
Level Up Academy CHAR 75,000
Northwest Passage High School [Coon Rapids Learning Center] CHAR 72,000
Odyssey Academy CHAR CLOSED 72,000
Minnesota Academy of Technology CHAR CLOSED 70,018
Metro Deaf School CHAR 69,662
AFSA High School [Academy for Sciences and Agriculture] CHAR 69,000
Technical Academies of Minnesota CHAR 62,500
Cologne Academy CSP CHAR 55,561
Dakota Academy CHAR CLOSED 40,000
West Concord Public Charter School CHAR CLOSED 32,000
Prairie Creek Community School CHAR 30,347
DaVinci Academy CHAR 30,108
Cedar Riverside Community School CHAR 30,000
Learning For Leadership Charter CHAR CLOSED 30,000
Parnassus Preparatory School CHAR 25,728
Minnesota Online High School CHAR 25,000
Leadership Preparatory Academy CHAR CLOSED 20,000
STEP Academy Charter School CHAR 20,000
International Spanish Language Academy CHAR 15,000
Crosslake Community Charter School CHAR 11,733
Face to Face Academy CHAR 11,048
Rivers Edge Academy CHAR 10,000
Soul Academy WALTON CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Recovery School of Southern MN WALTON CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Colonel Charles D. Young Military Academy WALTON CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Hennepin County Military Preparatory Academy CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Great Expectations CHAR 10,000
TrekNorth High School WALTON CHAR 10,000
Lakes International Language Academy CSP WALTON CHAR 10,000
Prairie Seeds Academy WALTON CHAR 10,000
Swan River Montessori Charter School WALTON CHAR 10,000
Cygnus Academy WALTON CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Dugsi Academy WALTON CHAR 10,000
Minnesota Internship Center CHAR 9,941
Aspen Academy CHAR 9,489
Excell Academy Charter CHAR 6,000
Minnesota New Country School CHAR 4,200
New Century Academy CHAR 4,000
Academic Arts High School [River Heights Charter School] CHAR 4,000
Kato Public Charter School [Riverbend Academy] CHAR 4,000
Athlos Leadership Academy [New Visions School] CHAR 2,500
Clarkfield Charter School CHAR 2,500