Summit Academy OIC

A nonprofit organization

$10,832 raised by 15 donors

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Our Mission

Summit Academy OIC exists to assist individuals in developing their ability to earn and to become contributing citizens in their community.  We fulfill our mission by equipping people with the education, skills, and social networks required to overcome barriers to economic opportunity. Our fundamental belief is the best social service program in the world is a job. 

Laying the Groundwork for Greater Impact 

We educate nearly 1,000 students annually and are the only accredited, no-cost-to-student Career & Technical Education institution in Minneapolis. We primarily serve low-income people and people of color. Thanks to donors like you, no student pays out of pocket to attend.

Summit offers 20-week training in the high demand fields of construction, IT, and healthcare and a 10-week GED program. Graduates receive industry-recognized certificates and certifications in their fields of study and earn an average of $40,000 per year after graduation. A Summit education is a path to the middle class.

Your Gift Changes Lives 

No matter the amount, your gift changes the lives of our students and their families. A donation to Summit Academy OIC of: 

  • $25 buys 5 students a lunch during our Brown Bag Lunch lecture series 
  • $125 will pay for a student to take the GED exam
  • $150 will purchase a student’s medical administrative assistant textbook
  • $250 covers IT Fundamentals curriculum software for 2 students
  • $350 will provide a medical administrative assistant graduate with an American Health Information Management Association membership and covers the cost to take the AHIMA Certified Coding Associate Exam 
  • $400 provides a construction training graduate with a tool kit of their own to bring to the job site

To learn more about Summit Academy OIC, visit our website at 

Summit Success Story: Angel

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Summit Academy OIC

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Education Science, Tech & Business Economic Development

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935 Olson Memorial Hwy
Minneapolis, MN 55405



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