Community Grants

The Foundation for Eden Prairie Schools welcomes partnerships with other Eden Prairie community- based organizations related to student achievement and engagement. The Foundation has grant funds available to support those organizations that tie with our mission to “support and enhance the legacy of excellence in Eden Prairie Public Schools.”

The grant proposal should meet the following criteria:

  • Has significant positive impact on student academic achievement and engagement
  • Impacts a significant number of students and/or impacts a small number of students in a significant way over time
  • Inspiring and visible
  • Tied to a specific learning goal, curriculum or school program
  • Potentially duplicatable by other classrooms or sites
  • Consistent with both the Foundation’s mission and the District’s strategic plans

Applicant must be a 501c3 nonprofit organization and be able to provide documentation.

Grant amounts cannot exceed $5,000 for a single organization.

Contact the Foundation’s executive director, Conn McCartan, at cmccartan@edenpr.orgor (952) 975-7205 with any questions.

2019 Community Grant Partners Announced!! $17,700 granted to support approximately 2500 students.

2018 Community Grant Partners:
Eden Prairie Noon Rotary – My Book Day
PROP Food Shelf – School supplies
Eden Prairie Schools’ Early Childhood Program – READY! for Kindergarten

2018 Community Grant Results

2017 Community Grant Partners:
Eden Prairie Noon Rotary – My Book Day
PROP Food Shelf – School supplies
Park Nicollet – Growing Through Grief Program at Eden Prairie High School

2016 Community Grant Partners:
Eden Prairie Noon Rotary – My Book Day
PROP Food Shelf – School supplies
Police Crime Fund – CounterAct

2015 Community Grant Partners:

Eden Prairie Noon Rotary – My Book Day
PROP Food Shelf – School supplies

Thanks For Your Support!

It’s because of you, our donors and partners, that we can support Eden Prairie students.