Art of the Rural is a collaborative organization with a mission to advance rural culture and quality of life through relationships that connect communities, cultivate dialogue, and forward rural-urban exchange.
Bluffview Montessori School is a public, tuition-free K-8 charter school that uses the principles of Montessori education to help each child reach their full potential. The school is also home to a tuition-based Montessori preschool program for children 33 months through six years.
Cotter Schools challenges students to achieve their full potential and use their lives in the service of others. Cotter Schools serves students from 16 months through Grade 12 and cherishes experiences of faith and community, excellence in education and attention to each individual student.
The Foundation for Winona Area Public Schools enriches and expands educational opportunities in Winona Area Public Schools by supporting important programs and projects that would otherwise not be available via normal district resources.
Front Porch Unity is a organization that provides a mentoring program to children and young adults ages 12-24 that are considered at-risk or transitioning into adulthood with opportunities for sport and professional development.
The Miller Mentoring program serves students in grades 5-12 at Winona Area Public Schools. The program is all about student success, which is more than academics. It’s also about social-emotional wellness and building trusted relationships in an encouraging atmosphere. Miller Mentoring promotes and nurtures the relationship between mentor and student. When a positive relationship is created, we begin to see our students gain appropriate social interactions, emotional maturity, improved self-confidence and academic success.
The Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts exists to provide quality arts education and performance by nurturing and encouraging artistic expression in children and adults. Their service to the community ranges from recreational to pre-professional performing and visual arts curriculum and programming designed to provide physical and aesthetic benefits, heightened self-respect, discipline, and confidence.
The Minnesota State College Southeast Foundation assists the college in the fulfillment of its mission and vision— preparing students for a lifetime of learning by providing education for employment, skill enhancement, retraining, and transfer. The Foundation develops financial and community resources for students, faculty, staff, employers, and the communities within our service area. The Foundation is a 501 c(3) organization governed by an all-volunteer board of directors.
Project FINE is an organization that helps newcomers integrate into the community. They provide foreign language interpreters and translators as well as opportunities for education, information, referral, and empowerment for immigrants and refugees.
Ready Set School needs your help. Winona County families are facing unprecedented financial and emotional losses, and our local nonprofit is seeing the impact of this burden firsthand. Ready Set School works to ensure all eligible K-12 students in Winona County have the basic and necessary supplies and clothing for school.
River Arts Alliance supports and celebrates regional arts and culture by organizing educational programs, community events, and public art projects while promoting opportunities for artists and facilitating collaborations between organizations in the Winona region.
Riverway Learning Community is a tuition-free, Minnesota public charter school authorized by Osprey Wilds, an environmental learning center in Sandstone, Minnesota. Riverway serves students in pre-primary through twelfth grade in a Montessori and PBL philosophy with an emphasis on individualized learning, environmental education. The “River-way” of learning offers educational opportunities that provide a supportive learning environment that enhances self-worth, creativity, and responsibility. RLC students develop new skills and a sense of empowerment as they take ownership of their education.
The Winona County Primary Prevention Program aims to to stop sexual and domestic violence in Winona County using the “Spectrum of Prevention”; Support Winona County coalitions and foster networks, promote education in our communities, educate providers/professionals and promote safe organizational practices; Educate public policy and legislation makers and strengthen individual knowledge and skills.
The WSU Foundation exists to raise funds, steward them in perpetuity, and distribute them in ways that collaboratively support the mission of the University. We recognize those who give, and we advocate for the University to the public. The WSU Foundation is the number one source of external support for the University. We achieve this by: 1) showing an abiding interest in and appreciation for WSU and all that it does. 2) cultivating special relationships with donors who give at the highest level.