Minnesota Afterschool Advance

Minnesota Afterschool Advance (MAA) is a collaboration between Youthprise and Venn Foundation dedicated to helping families and students access affordable afterschool enrichment programs. MAA works with Minnesota families who meet eligibility requirements and expectations, aand uses the powerful Minnesota K-12 Education Tax Credit to pay for educational supports and enrichments including but not limited to: tutoring, music lessons, art classes, and supportive distance learning technology.

To learn more, visit our MAA website here.

How it works

Distance Learning Technology during COVID-19

MAA is currently helping families purchase Chromebooks at a 75% discount to assist during the period of physical isolation and distance learning. Apply at the link.

Click the picture to download pdf flyers for distribution.

In English

In Spanish

In Hmong

In Somali

Donate Today

You can help families now.

To support this initiative, please donate to Youthprise to increase the pool of funding available for loans to support the purchases. Right now, all general operating gifts will be matched dollar for dollar.

For More Information

For more information, contact Matt Norris, Director of Minnesota Afterschool Advance, by email or by phone at 763-202-9012.