A nonprofit organization

$22,090 raised by 69 donors

Spark-Y empowers youth in hands-on education rooted in sustainability and entrepreneurship.

Our programs positively impact Twin Cities youth and provide multiple pathways for career and education. We often see Spark-Y youth begin in our school programs, graduate from our summer internship program, and go on to gain employment at Spark-Y or other organizations as a result of their experiences.

Why should you give to Spark-Y? Not just because we rely on supporters like you to uphold our values: community, equity, and sustainability. We also...

  • Empower youth as leaders. By centering students in the design and build of our systems, we focus our value on student creativity.
  • Tackle complex issues like food insecurity and the achievement gap. When Spark-Y leads a program, youth feel motivated to tackle issues in their own local communities. We are creating ripples of change through our reach.
  • Create innovative career pathways. Spark-Y is committed to paying, educating, and empowering more youth than before. We want to ensure our measures enable students to continue their goals for success beyond our programs.

Still not convinced? The high demand for our education model is clear. Our waiting list of schools continues to grow, and we have to turn away over half of our paid summer internship applicants. With your gift, you have the power to propel Spark-Y forward to new heights.

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681 17th Ave. NE Suite 101
Minneapolis, MN 55413

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