Through the generosity of the Minnesota Power Foundation, the following grants were awarded by the young people and adult mentors serving on the KIDS PLUS Youth In Philanthropy Board. These grants support school and community projects planned and developed by youth throughout
Seeds of Hope Youth Ranch, Duluth: $957
To support the creation of an interactive display for the children who visit the ranch to engage with as they wait for their horses to be ready.
Camp Chicagami, Eveleth: $750
To construct a permanent archery range and backstop that will be used by many local kids, organizations, and camp-goers.
South St Louis County 4-H, Duluth: $400
To support the 4-H livestock program, which teaches youth how to care for and show their livestock.
Virginia Public Schools – ISD #706, Virginia: $890
To support the introduction of Lego Robotics to K-2nd graders in an afterschool science program.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northland, Duluth: $540
To help create a new Robotics club for all Boys & Girls Club Members to learn about gears, machines, and engineering.
South St. Louis County 4-H, Duluth: $775
To create an opportunity for youth to get involved in their community and develop their leadership abilities by learning about problem solving, critical thinking, and other skills.
Ely Knight Hawks 4-H Club, Ely: $364
To provide the materials for youth and their families to create successful county fair projects.