The Ballmer Group – the philanthropic organization of former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and his wife Connie – have committed to a five-year, $10 million grant to NAZ!

“The grant should inspire and challenge all Twin Cities business and civic leaders to lean in and work together in support of NAZ,” General Mills CEO Ken Powell said.

NAZ will use a portion of its campaign investment to launch a 3-year early-learning scholarship fund of $1 million a year for low-income NAZ families.

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I Stand Campaign

photo_i-stand-campaignIn 2015, the Northside Achievement Zone and its 43 Anchor Partners unveiled “I Stand”—a joint campaign to declare our unwavering belief that all North Minneapolis children are future college graduates.

Funders, community members, and allies have all joined in, and proudly display their support for all to see.

We invite you to stand with the future college graduates of North Minneapolis.

Stop by our office to pick up your own lawn sign and bumper sticker at the front desk.

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