Giving Guidelines

We believe that every student deserves access to the programming that exists in our community. That’s why we work to remove financial barriers by providing scholarship grants so students can participate in academic, arts and athletic opportunities.


We
Fund

Student participation in Arts, Academic and Athletic programs in our community

Families must demonstrate need by being within 200% of the poverty level for their family size ($50,200 for a family of 4 annually)

Up to $500 per student during each school year and up to $500 per student in the summer.


We Do
Not Fund

  • Basic needs like clothing and food
  • Tutoring support with tutors that are not certified teachers (confirmed on MDE website).
  • Support for travel-based learning is only granted in the year travel occurs
  • Financial support for gear that is not required for activity participation based on coach or organization recommendations.

Our
Process

Individuals submit applications to Edina Give and Go via www.edinagiveandgo.org

Grant committee confidentially reviews applications

Applicants must also pursue other funding sources like PTO scholarships, district and booster funds for athletic fees, and Community Education scholarship funds

Families are requested to contribute at least 10% of the total requested amount

Funds are not released directly to families. Funds are paid directly to the program where student will participate


PAST GRANT EXAMPLES

Home internet service, Community Education classes, summer Camps/Classes, after school clubs, AP test fees, ACT fees, driver’s education

Instrument rental, music lessons, art camps and classes, after school clubs

Sports fees, equipment costs, clubs and camps

How To Help

Here at Edina Give and Go, we are focused on unlocking opportunities for students, from academics to the arts to athletics. We are a mission-aligned partner of Edina Public Schools, uniquely positioned to remove financial barriers to participation for students.

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