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Grants for Teachers

Assistance League of Minneapolis/St. Paul offers grants to teachers in the Richfield and Minneapolis school districts, as well as teachers at Maxfield Magnet School and Riverview West Side School of Excellence in St. Paul. These grants, which range up to $750, are for projects that exceed the standard curriculum. Assistance League members review grant applications and conduct classroom visits to the award recipients.

Teachers in Minneapolis School District
To apply for a grant in Minneapolis, please download, complete, and submit the current Links to Learning Grant Application – Minneapolis.

Teachers in St. Paul School District
To apply for a grant in St. Paul, please download, complete, and submit the current Links to Learning Grant Application – St. Paul.

Teachers in Richfield School District
To apply for a grant in Richfield, please download, complete, and submit the current Links to Learning Grant Application – Richfield.

Assistance League of Minneapolis/St. Paul has awarded over $29,000 to teachers that support 43 projects in 26 schools in Minneapolis/St. Paul. It also awarded $3,410 in grants that supported 5 projects in Richfield:


Minneapolis Grant Recipients



Nellie Stone

Audubon Center (3)

South High

Cantus High School Residency Program

Washburn High

30-word ESL Pensive Project

Roosevelt High

Learning to Cook and Kitchen Safety

Anderson United Community

Student Voice Matters

North High

Every Project Starts with a Book- Part 2

Sheridan Arts Elementary

Irrefutable Grace Foundation Performing Arts

Roosevelt High

REV Up your Robot

Sheridan Arts Elementary

Parenting Discussion Group

Sanford Middle

Build a Boom Box Bucket

Lucy Laney

Academic All Stars

Patrick Henry

3D Printing and Prototyping

Washburn High

Black Voices in the Blackbox!

Wellstone International High

Green Card Youth Voices Classroom Sets

Loring Community

Integrating Math, Science and Technology with Robotics

Sanford Middle School

Human Body Systems Hip Hop

Hmong International Academy

Project Dream Big for Academic Success

Green Central

Green Central Wolf Ridge ELC Field Trip

Marcy Open School

Peace Place Creating a Space for Teaching & Practicing Self Reg Skills

Bancroft Elementary

Martial Arts and more for Bancroft Girls!

Folwell School

Latin American Arts and Artifacts Trunk

Jefferson Community

Student Led Apparel Design

North Academy of Arts

ACT Preparatory Class

River Bend Education Center

Calming Room Expansion

Webster Elementary

Webster 2-day Space Extravaganza

Roosevelt High

Career Exploration Continued

River Bend Education Center

Comfort Room

Justice Page Middle School

Upstream Arts Residency for Developmental Cognitive Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Longfellow Alternative

Design and Market


Typing with Confidence for Success

Sanford Middle

Unlocking Musical Secrets through Coding

Dowling Urban Environmental

Fifth Grade Biography Research Project

Patrick Henry High

Minnesota Zoo Japanese Language Day

Howe Elementary

Osmo Genius Sets

Franklin Middle

Future Builders of Tomorrow

Northeast Middle School

Space Week: Simulating a Mission to Mars

Teen Parent Services

Speaker Series- Learning from Elders Before Me

St. Paul Grant Recipients



Riverview Elementary

Midwest Food Connection-Gifts from Many Cultures

Riverview Elementary

Strong Literary Voice in Kindergarten

Riverview Elementary

Student Centered Sharing-Apple TV in the 3rd Grade Class

Riverview Elementary

Guided Reading Book Sets

Riverview Elementary

Promoting Independence for Kindergarteners

Riverview Elementary

Interventions Tier 2 phonics


The WONDER of You!


Encourage a Love of Reading with Comics


Field Study Experience


Green Room


Playground Equipment


Coffee with the Principal


Book Arts Creation


Richfield Grant Recipients



Richfield High School

College in the Schools Physics Class Field Trip to FermiLab

Richfield High School

Free Voluntary Reading Program for Spanish Classes

Richfield High School

Raku Kiln

Richfield High School

 AP Human Geography IScore 5 Apps to Align with AP Human Geography

 Richfield High School

AP Biology/Outdoor Environmental Science Boundary Waters Field Canoe Trip

 Richfield High School

Crew Out!

Sheridan Hills Elementary

The Book of Illustration

Sheridan Hills Elementary

Seeing Me in My World

Thanks to Debra Fisher Goldstein Photography for many of our photos.

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