2018 Eagan Foundation Community Grant Recipients

The following is a list of the 2018 selected recipients and a brief description of each funded project:

360 Communities: groceries for clients to prepare meals while at the shelter
Advent Cares: supplies needed for a community-wide Day of Service volunteering effort Video Report
Adventures in Learning: field trips for summer grade school programs for English Language Learners Video Report
Art Works Eagan: lighting upgrades for the performance space Video
Bowls for Brain Power: clay and glaze for a student/community event to make hand-made pottery bowls
Caponi Art Park: support for performances and events and signage to help with park navigation
DARTS: multicultural and diverse books for Learning Buddies program Video Report
Dakota Woodlandsnew mattresses for the shelter Video Report
Eagan American Legionflag education materials and veteran’s outreach
Eagan Art Festival: materials for “hands-on art activities” for the 2017 Eagan Art Festival
Eagan High Schoolsupport for “Awards and Honors” events
Eagan High School Forensics Boosters: laptops for use by debate students from families in need
Eagan’s July 4th FunFest: support the Eagan FunFest Ambassador and Candidate Program developing leaders for the future
Eagan’s Mens Chorus:
 concerts at senior citizens facilities in Eagan or Dakota County during 2017
Eagan parkrun: Funds for startup equipment for weekly neighborhood runs  Video Report
Girl Scount Troop 54052: laptop and Lego Robotics for STEM Video Report
Kids N Kinship Bowlathon fundraiser support for at-risk children and their mentors Video Report
Lifeworks Services: community inclusion program for people with disabilities Video Report
The Link: a program to build life skills and self-sufficiency among homeless youth Video Report
Loaves and Fishes: supplies to enhance food safety and visibility at the dining site  Video Report
Meals on Wheels in NW Dakota County: additional meal enhancements (fresh fruit or homemade goodies) for Eagan residents
Midwest Special Services: to increase recreational participation among people with disabilities
Minnesota Scottish Fair: support for this “new to Eagan” festival  Video Report
Open Door: operating support for the food pantry
Park Nicollet Growing Through Grief: training for school-based crisis response Video Report
Pinewood PTO: robotics kits for Lego League educational activity
Reaching Up Ministries: supplies and healthy snacks for homework help program
Thunder PengWins Robotic Teammini-robotic equipment
TreeHouse, Inc.
 one-to-one mentoring program for at risk teenagers Video Report