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The Walton Family Foundation has given more than $16 million to charter schools in Minnesota, contributing to 96 separate schools and helping start 70 of them - 29% of all charters EVER opened in the state. Read an anlysis of WFF giving to charter schools in Minnesota.

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Walton Family Foundation



Total recipients: 97
Total $$$ received: $ 17,228,225

Recipient name Charter Private Public Media Closed? $
Academia Cesar Chavez Charter School CHAR 135,000
Academy of Biosciences CHAR CLOSED 180,000
Academy of North Minneapolis CHAR CLOSED 220,000
ARC4H Academy CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Avalon School CHAR 258,758
Bdote Learning Center CHAR 250,000
Beacon Preparatory Academy CHAR CLOSED 240,000
Big Picture Twin Cities [Phillips Community School] CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Carleton College [charter school] CHAR CLOSED 213,375
College Preparatory Elementary CHAR 250,000
Colonel Charles D. Young Military Academy CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Community School of Excellence CHAR 230,000
Cornerstone Montessori Elementary CHAR 270,000
Cyber Village Academy CHAR 163,000
Cygnus Academy CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Dakota Academy CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Eagle Ridge Academy CHAR 240,000
El Colegio Charter School CHAR 72,000
Elom International School CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Family Academy Charter School CHAR CLOSED 75,000
Friendship Academy of Fine Arts CHAR 10,000
General John Vessey Jr Leadership CHAR CLOSED 230,000
Global Academy CHAR 230,000
Great Expectations CHAR 10,000
Harvest Preparatory Charter School CHAR CLOSED 484,500
Hennepin County Military Preparatory Academy CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Hennepin Elementary School dba Hennepin Schools CHAR 260,000
Hiawatha Academies CHAR 1,112,500
Higher Ground Academy CHAR 205,193
Hmong College Prep Academy CHAR 440,000
Kaleidoscope Charter School CHAR 230,000
Lakes International Language Academy CHAR 10,000
Laura Jeffrey Academy Charter CHAR 240,000
Leadership Preparatory Academy CHAR CLOSED 20,000
Legacy of Dr. Josie R. Johnson Montessori - nee Bright Water Elementary CHAR 250,000
Lincoln International School CHAR 250,000
Long Tieng Academy CHAR CLOSED 230,000
LoveWorks Academy For Arts CHAR 10,000
Mastery School CHAR 250,000
Metro Deaf School CHAR 69,662
Metro Tech Academy [Dunwoody Academy ] CHAR CLOSED 230,000
Midway Star Academy - nee Dugsi Academy CHAR 10,000
Minneapolis Academy CHAR CLOSED 240,000
Minneapolis College Preparatory School CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Minnesota Academy of Technology CHAR CLOSED 70,018
Minnesota Business Academy CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Minnesota Internship Center CHAR 9,941
Minnesota School of Science CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Minnesota Transitions Charter School CHAR 60,000
Minnesota Wildflower Montessori School CHAR 350,000
Native Arts Charter School CHAR CLOSED 100,000
New City School CHAR 80,000
New Heights School, Inc. CHAR 230,000
New Millennium Academy Charter CHAR 190,000
New Salem Academy CHAR CLOSED 250,000
New Voyage Academy Charter School [St. Paul Family Learning Center] CHAR CLOSED 93,500
Noble Academy CHAR 230,000
North Lakes Academy CHAR 230,000
North Shore Community School CHAR 230,000
Northeast College Prep CHAR 250,000
Northwest Passage High School [Coon Rapids Learning Center] CHAR 72,000
Nova Classical Academy CHAR 230,000
Odyssey Academy CHAR CLOSED 72,000
PACT Charter School CHAR 75,000
Paideia Academy Charter School CHAR CLOSED 180,000
PIM Arts High School [nee Main Street School Performing Arts] CHAR 75,000
Prairie Seeds Academy CHAR 10,000
Prestige Academy Charter School [Ascension Academy] CHAR CLOSED 230,000
Prodeo Academy CHAR 250,000
Recovery School of Southern MN CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Richard Allen Math-Science Academy CHAR CLOSED 240,000
Rivers Edge Academy CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Sankofa Underground North Academy CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Sojourner Truth Academy CHAR 82,697
Soul Academy CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Southside Family Charter School CHAR 230,000
Spero Academy [Fraser Academy] CHAR 240,000
St. Croix Preparatory Academy CHAR 230,000
STEP Academy Charter School CHAR 20,000
Stonebridge World School CHAR 230,000
Stride Academy Charter School CHAR 230,000
Swan River Montessori Charter School CHAR 10,000
Tarek Ibn Ziyad Academy CHAR CLOSED 85,000
TEAM Academy CHAR 154,000
Tesfa International School CHAR 250,000
TrekNorth High School CHAR 10,000
Twin Cities Academy CHAR 273,581
Twin Cities German Immersion School CHAR 190,000
Twin Cities International Elementary School CHAR CLOSED 249,000
Twin Cities International Schools [nee Minnesota International Middle Charter] CHAR 82,500
Ubah Medical Academy Charter School CHAR 75,000
Upper Mississippi Academy CHAR 250,000
Urban Academy Charter School CHAR 240,000
Voyageurs Expeditionary CHAR 85,000
West Side Summit CHAR CLOSED 250,000
World Learner Charter School CHAR 230,000
Worthington Area Language Academy CHAR CLOSED 85,000