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 per school year for individual requests


We Do
Not Fund

Basic needs like clothing and food

Programs offered outside the Edina community or programs not coordinated with the Edina School District


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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