Uncommon Construction Inc

A nonprofit organization

$13,760 raised by 93 donors

55% complete

$25,000 Goal

unCommon Construction is a nonprofit that uses the build process to empower youth with the skills, network, experience, and resources to lead the workforce.

This is unCommon Construction's second official school year year in Minneapolis and we're so grateful for your support as we build a strong community and foundation to sustain our work! Since launching our high school apprenticeship program in Minnesota, we've partnered with 4 local high schools and hired more than 15 of their students who have collectively earned more than $11,000 in pay and Equity Award Scholarships.

Through unCommon’s apprenticeship program, students from different schools apply to join a diverse team to earn hourly pay and school credit for building a house together. The revenue from each project is used to match apprentice earnings with an “Equity Award” scholarship for further education, industry certifications, or the tools needed for a full-time job.  With more than 100 hours of work-based learning experience per semester, apprentices develop skills and relationships that last as long as the house they use to do so. 

unCommon Apprentices graduate on time, perform better in their academic classes, and are more likely to continue their education or obtain and maintain employment after high school. 

Learn more about unCommon's growth in Minneapolis HERE and send us a note to connect at info@unCommonConstruction.org

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Organization name

Uncommon Construction Inc

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Education Children & Family Economic Development

BIPOC Serving

BIPOC Serving


PO BOX 791438



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