Education

Kidsfirst Scholarship Fund of Minnesota

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • www.kidsfirstmn.org

This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.

Mission Statement

Empower low-income parents living in the Twin Cities by giving them the opportunity to choose the school that best fits the needs of their child.

Main Programs

  1. KidsFirst Scholarship Fund
Service Areas

Self-reported

Minnesota

Scholarships are awarded only in the Twin Cities Seven County Metro area of Minnesota

ruling year

1998

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Crissy Kerr

Keywords

Self-reported

Minneapolis, mn

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EIN

41-1899194

 Number

2899706453

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

KidsFirst Scholarship Fund

To-date, KidsFirst has raised over $10 million and awarded 6400 scholarships In 2007-08, KidsFirst has over 560 children on scholarship totaling close to $1 million in scholarship awards Of these children, 50% are students of color Our scholarships are renewable kindergarten through eighth grade

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

$870,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Minnesota

Scholarships are awarded only in the Twin Cities Seven County Metro area of Minnesota

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KIDSFIRST SCHOLARSHIP FUND OF MINNESOTA
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Operations

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Kidsfirst Scholarship Fund of Minnesota

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Crissy Kerr

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mark Pihlstrom

Faegre & Benson

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