Summit Academy OIC

A nonprofit organization

$28,007 raised by 28 donors

80% complete

$35,000 Goal


Our Mission

Summit Academy OIC exists to assist people to develop their ability to earn and become contributing citizens in their community. We fulfill our mission by equipping people with the education, hands-on skills, and employer networks required to overcome barriers to economic opportunity and success. Our fundamental belief is the best social service program in the world is a job.  People like you make this happen.

Laying the Groundwork for Greater Impact 

As the only accredited, no-cost-to-student Career & Technical Education institution in Minneapolis, Summit primarily serves low-income people and people of color. Because of generous donors like you, more than 1,000 students receive training, mentoring, and career support at Summit each year with no out-of-pocket cost. 

Summit offers 20-week training in the high-demand fields of construction, IT, financial services, and healthcare; a 10-week GED completion program; and a six-week customized Food Manufacturing program. Graduates receive industry-recognized certificates and certifications in their fields of study and earn an average of over $43,000 per year after graduation. A Summit education is a path to the middle class.

Summit Academy is scaling up to reach even more people, with new and expanded trainings. YOU can be part of reaching even more students.

Your Gift Changes Lives! 

Every dollar counts. A donation to Summit Academy OIC of: 

  • $25 pays for 5 brown bag lunches where students learn about careers
  • $67 pays for a student to complete cybersecurity simulations so they can move from theory to practice
  • $125 pays for 1 GED Exam
  • $275 buys a tool kit for a Construction graduate so he or she is ready for the first day on the job
  • $350 purchases a membership to the American Health Information Management Association and the cost to take AHIMA Certified Coding Exam Associate exam for a Medical Administrative Assistant student
  • $500 provides transportation and a training field trip at a worksite for students 
  • $2,000 provides transportation to and from the Steger Center in northern Minnesota for training 

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Summit Academy OIC

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935 Olson Memorial Hwy
Minneapolis, MN 55405



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