Grants Awarded in 2016

Alliance Housing, Inc. – $5,000

Offer supportive family housing program on the North side.

Avenues for Homeless Youth – $5,000

Provide shelter, transitional housing, and support for homeless youth in Minneapolis and suburban Hennepin County.

Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative – $5,000

Deliver on-site support services for young adults transitioning out of foster care at Nicollet Square (Minneapolis), Prior Crossing (St. Paul) and 66 West (Edina).

BLIND – $5,000

Help blind adult students transition into housing and competitive employment.

The Bridge for Youth – $5,000

Support core programs for homeless youth including crisis intervention, shelter and services through new Text-for-Help line.

Circle of the Beloved – Episcopal Service Corps – $10,000

Cover costs of a program director to launch a new intentional community addressing root causes of poverty and isolation for young adults in North and Downtown Minneapolis.

Emerge Community Development – $5,000

Provide North side after school programs and housing addressing educational disparities facing families struggling with chronic homelessness.

Four Directions Family Center – $5,000

Support Native American holistic child/family services including preschool and child-development assessment and therapies.

Full Cycle Bike Shop – $5,000

Help homeless youth build employment skills and give back to their community.

Deliver supportive housing at Lindquist Apartments for formerly homeless and/or disabled young adults.

Midwest Children’s Resource Center – $5,000

Expand runaway teen nursing services to Hennepin County.

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans – $7,000

Assist Minnesota veterans and their families who are homeless or who are experiencing life crises that could lead to homelessness (all funds for this grant come from our annual fundraising concert “Honoring Our Veterans”).

Neighborhood House – $5,000

Offer family services link to education, housing, and services in the East Metro.

People Serving People – $5,000

Deliver K-12 programs of educational support and enrichment for youth staying at their family homeless shelter.

Project for Pride in Living – $5,000

Provide housing and onsite services for Cabrini Supportive Housing Program.

St. Stephen’s – $6,165

Support Street Outreach Team to locate people experiencing homelessness and help them find housing and other services (includes $1165 for Veterans Outreach funded by our annual fundraising concert “Honoring Our Veterans”).

Simpson Housing – $5,000

Deliver services and programs serving children and youth experiencing homelessness.

Urban Homeworks – $5,000

Offer urban housing construction training for low-income and at-risk youth.

Support one-stop Youth Opportunity Center for homeless youth at tipping point of success and long-term homelessness.