Requests for grants are sought each year. Grant decisions are made by an Advisory Board composed individuals who have committed themselves to Shoreview over the years. Minnesota Philanthropy Partners provides guidance on grant-making and handles money management and investment services.
For grant guidelines, click 2018 Grant Guidelines.
2018 Grants Awarded:
Shoreview Historical Society and City of Shoreview: Fund a history intern to create a strategic interpretive plan for Heritage Park and the Lepak/Larson House
Ralph Reeder Food Shelf: Fund furniture and food storage units/supplies for new Mounds View location.
Pinewood Elementary School: Fund Heart of Dance program which allows 120 students to access high quality social- emotional learning through dance instruction-matching funds
Northeast Youth & Family Services: Fund Client Hospitality Space – spatial improvements to the Trauma-Informed Care waiting room.
Midwest Special Services: Empower individuals with disabilities. Improve outdoor space, invite members of the community to join MSS in 3 beekeeping workshops.
Mounds View Orchestral Association: Support Rock Orchestra Concert and provide instrument tuners.
2017 Grants Awarded:
Gallery 96: Grant for guest speakers and workshops at the library.
Shoreview Historical Society: Grant will be used to frame historical photos at the library.
Slice of Shoreview: Grant to help provide food and entertainment for Shoreview’s 60th birthday party at the Slice of Shoreview on July 22, 2017.
Career Life Transition Program: Grant money will provide the program with a Zero Food Recycler and treadmill. This program serves special needs students (ages 18-21) of which 93% are from Shoreview. Students prepare for jobs, operate thrift store, and learn cooking skills.
Mounds View Community Theatre: Grant will be utilized for “Pay What You Can” tickets for HMS Pinafore July 19 & 26.
Past Grants Awarded:
An advisory board of Shoreview residents and friends annually selects grant recipients based on established criteria focused in the following areas: