Focus Area: Early Childhood

Grant Amount: $15,000

Based in Minneapolis, serves statewide. Launched in 1994 as the Minnesota Commission on National and Community service, ServeMinnesota oversees Minnesota’s AmeriCorps programs and is involved in several initiatives focused on closing the achievement gap in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Grant supports extending for a third year ServeMN’s B-3 pilot, a program component for children birth to age 3 in programs run by 22 family-based providers to serve 250 children in highly stressed neighborhoods in Minneapolis and St. Paul.