MELA Sponsors

MELA is the product of a unique collaboration between foundation, local non-profit, and education community representatives committed to supporting the improvement of Minneapolis Public School District Title I schools.
AchieveMpls

AchieveMpls

Administrator

Beginning in 2016, AchieveMpls will bring their experience as the strategic nonprofit partner of Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) to MELA by becoming the administrator of the awards. To learn more about AchieveMpls, visit their website.

Educators 4 Excellence Minnesota

Educators 4 Excellence Minnesota

Advisor

E4E serves as an advisor to the MELA award to ensure that educators’ voices are represented in all aspects of decision-making.  To learn more about Educators for Excellence, visit their website.

The John and Denise Graves Foundation

The John and Denise Graves Foundation

Advisor and Fiscal Sponsor

The Graves Family Foundation serves as an advisor to the MELA awards and is the financial sponsor of the awards. To learn more about the Graves Family Foundation, visit their website.