Charitable foundation supports the work of Northeast Metro 916

The 916 Education Foundation is a charitable organization that enhances teaching and learning through economic support to the students, staff, programs and member districts of Northeast Metro 916. The foundation raises money to augment the resources of Northeast Metro 916 for students and staff through student scholarships and recognition, specialized equipment, program grants and staff recognition. The foundation has supported the district since 1984, and over the last five years has awarded over a half a million dollars in scholarships and grants for students and teachers.

The 916 Education Foundation funded the following during the 2020-21 school year:

paid in student support (scholarships, student recognition)
paid in equipment and program grants
in employee recognition

Investing directly in students


Thanks to the generosity of community partners, students throughout the district are able to gain hands-on work and educational experiences and have access to invaluable resources that help them become better prepared for their future.

  • 3M
  • Allina Health
  • Allstate Peterbilt
  • Anderson Concrete Forming
  • AutoNation Ford
  • Aveda
  • Builders Association of the Twin Cities
  • Canvas Health
  • Carpentry Contractor Company
  • Century College
  • City of North St. Paul
  • Cottage Grove Police Dept.
  • Cummins, Inc.
  • Dakota County Technical College
  • District Management Council
  • Dunwoody College of Technology
  • Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
  • Eagle Brook Church
  • Empire Beauty School
  • Family Innovations
  • Feed My Starving Children
  • Festival Foods
  • Fireside Hearth & Home
  • Fridley Police Department
  • GM Automotive Service Excellence Program (ASEP)
  • Good Samaritan
  • Goodwill
  • Harkraft
  • Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation
  • HealthEast
  • Houles
  • Imperial Counters
  • Intermediate District #287
  • Intermediate District #288
  • Intermediate District #917
  • Inver Hills Community College
  • Kraus-Anderson Construction
  • Luther Auto Group
  • Lyman Lumber
  • Mall of America
  • Maplewood Care Center
  • Meals On Wheels
  • Minneapolis Business College
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College
  • Minnesota State Patrol
  • MN Auto Dealers and Independents
  • MN School of Cosmetology
  • Nordic Rocks
  • O'Reilly Auto Parts
  • Oakdale Police Department
  • PCI Academy
  • Pratt Homes
  • Presbyterian Homes
  • Project Enhance
  • Quality Insulation
  • Ramsey County
  • Redeemer Lutheran Church
  • Regency Beauty Institute
  • Renstrom Dental Studio
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Rosedale Chevrolet
  • Roseville Lutheran Church
  • Saint Paul College
  • Smitty Big Tow and Recovery
  • South Metro Fire
  • St. Francis Animal and Bird Hospital
  • St. John’s Hospital
  • Saint Therese of Woodbury
  • Stillwater Good Samaritan,
  • Stillwater Chamber of Commerce
  • Teacher-Child Interaction Training Universal
  • Teen Challenge
  • The Builders Group
  • TLC Veterinary Hospital
  • Tree Trust
  • Universal Technical Institute (UTI)
  • University of Minnesota
  • Urban Boat Builders
  • Value Village
  • Village Orthodontics
  • Walser Auto Group
  • Washington County Sheriff’s Department
  • White Bear Area Chamber of Commerce
  • White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf
  • White Bear Lake Police & Fire Departments
  • White Bear Township Theater
  • Woodbury Health Care
  • Woodbury Police Department
  • Woodbury Public Safety
  • Youth Frontiers
  • Ziegler CAT