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 & Maxfield Magnet or Riverview West Side School of Excellence
To apply for a grant in Minneapolis or St. Paul, please download, complete, and submit the current Links to Learning Grant Application – MSP.

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

SCHOOL

PROJECT NAME

AWARDED

TEACHER

Roosevelt High

English 9 Literary Collages

$750

Caitlin Hawkins

Roosevelt High

Career Exploration

$750

Nicole Lamb

Anderson United

Art Around Us

$750

Amanada Lodermeier

River Bend Elem

Upstream Arts: The Art of Social Skills

$599

Emily Gorski

Extended Learning

Story on Brick

$750

Anne Lewerenz

Richard Green

eBooks for Media Center

$750

Desiree Hyrkas

Ramsey Middle

Mural Arts and Identity Class

$702

Elissa Cedarleaf Dahl

Roosevelt High

Learning to Cook and Kitchen Safety

$510

Jenn Halvorson

Transition Plus

IPADS to aid comprehensions for SPELLS

$750

Janet Hagen

Longfellow Alt

Understanding Race, Culture

$650

Lynn Lurvey

Roosevelt High

Restorative Room

$750

Leanne Kampfe

Field Middle

Dancing Classrooms

$599

Teresa Doyle

Roosevelt Senior

All-terrain Robot

$750

Colin Kilbane

North High School

Every Project Starts w/ a Book

$740

Liz Aram

Green Central

Wolf Ridge ELC Field Trip

$750

Christine Kennedy

Bethune Comm

Bethune Bikers

$600

Kyle Hanson

Bancroft Elem

Visual Thinking Strategies

$599

Sue Francis

Heritage Acad

Reward Trip for Good Behavior and Great Academics

$720

Madison Gallagher

Henry High

Called to Art Paint Time

$645

Stephanie Johnson

Washburn High

Washburn Blackbox Teaching Artists

$750

Crystal Springs

Nellie Stone

3 Audubon Center-Overnight Field Trips

$750
$750
$750

Heather Davis
Julie Tennessen
Jennifer Kok

Thomas Edison

Continuous Assessment Sys

$117

Andrew Lyman-Buttler

Sheridan Elem

Sheridan Band Launch

$577

Elizabeth E. Larson

Lucy Craft Laney

Personal Student Work and Creations Portfolios

$748

Scott Charlesworth Seiler

Southwest HS

Creating a Culture of Wellness Yoga Bridge

$599

Simon Whitehead

Franklin Middle

CodeCombat Platform

$750

Daniel Rimmereid

Pillsbury School

Native Art Collaboration

$750

Susan Tuck

St. Paul Grant Recipients

SCHOOL

PROJECT NAME

AWARDED

TEACHER

Riverview Westside

Developing Social Intelligence

$528

Jenna Styles Spooner

Maxfield

Horse Expo

$400

Sara Moulton

Maxfield

Osmo Coding Sets

$750

Cora Greenawald

Maxfield

Large Motor Pre-K Devel.

$645

Caitlin Reid

Maxfield

Encourage a Love of Reading with Comics

$750

Jackie Chitwood

Maxfield

Creating a Sensory Room

$500

Susan Barnes

Maxfield

First Student Council

$750

Tracey McJilton

Maxfield

Sculpting with Clay

$750

Christina Nelson

Maxfield

Movement Matters

$750

Kelsie Onyango

Maxfield

4 Piano Lessons

$750
$750
$750
$750

Barbara Merritt
Margaret Blake
Cherise Ayers
Leslie Silas

Riverview Westside

Authentic Authors

$462

Heather Oechsli

 

Richfield Grant Recipients

SCHOOL

PROJECT NAME

AWARDED

TEACHER

Richfield High School

College in the Schools Physics class field trip

$750

Jennifer Kersten

Richfield High School

College in the Schools Physics class field trip

$750

Matthew Brown

Richfield High School

Shakespeare in the duel Language classroom

$660

Jennifer Dooper- Salazar

Sheridan Hills Elementary

Creating Future Scientists

$750

Nancy Stachel

Sheridan Hills Elementary

Current Non-fiction in the Classroom

$500

Mitch Jacobson

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