Investing in great schools

By investing in Great MN Schools, you will join a growing collective of funders committed to investing in high-performing schools and dramatically changing outcomes not just for students in school now, but for years to come.

Thank you for sharing in our vision to create a community of great schools so that all students can thrive in their lives, careers, and communities.

There are several ways to contribute to Great MN Schools:

Donate online

Make a gift of stock

Access Great MN Schools’ account number, brokerage name, DTC info, and additional information to make your gift of appreciated assets by email or call Jenny Johnson at The Minneapolis Foundation, the host of our donor-advised fund: (612) 672-3849.

Write a check

Please make out to “Great MN Schools” and send to:

Great MN Schools
c/o Jennifer Stern, CEO
729 N Washington Avenue
Suite 600
Minneapolis, MN 55401

(Once you’ve sent your check, please email Karn Engelsgjerd, development director, at so that she can watch for it and make sure that it arrives. We are all working remotely at this time, and we greatly appreciate the extra communication!)

Wire or transfer funds

Contact Karn Engelsgjerd, development director, at to get access to the account name, account number, fund name and For the Beneficiary Of information to make your gift. (Great MN Schools investments are held at The Minneapolis Foundation.)


If you have additional questions or inquiries about your investment, please contact Karn Engelsgjerd, development director, at

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