Make a Match with Us

charitable giving graphicTis the season for employee giving campaigns. Many corporations give you the option to designate specific organizations of your choice. Please consider designating HEF. Our tax id is 41-1808042. If you need help, contact our office

Excellence in Service

We day Kiva grant

At the Minnesota WE Day celebration on September 20, North Junior High was recognized for their excellence in service learning. The Kiva microfinance project, funded by an HEF grant, was mentioned as an important part of this honor. Read more.

Investing Throughout the District

2015.16 Map of GrantsWondering where our HEF grant $ go? To every corner of the district. Check out our district map to find out how your school is doing as a grant recipient. And get a quick geography lesson on the rest of the district as well.

Spring 2016 Grants

Thanks Kids pictureThis spring’s cycle of grants, totaling $21,825, includes creative, engaging projects at all levels. HEF continues our strong partnership with Hopkins Schools to prepare our students for the 21st century. Read more.

We encourage you to explore the hundreds of grants HEF has awarded. You can view them by school, by curriculum area, or by year.

A Great Evening!

Rock-n-Royal logo 2016

The weather was outstanding for our fourth annual Rock-n-Royal event on Saturday, September 10. 381 members of the community joined us for socializing and dancing in downtown Hopkins to kick off the school year.  Learn more here. See the pictures here.

Save the Date!

bash-mardi-gras-logo-2017We’re already hard at work planning next year’s event. We sold out this year, so we’re expanding to a bigger venue in 2017.  Mark your calendars now and watch for more information in the fall. February 25, 2017.
Learn more about our 2016 Royal Bash here.  We’d love to have you join our planning committee for 2017!  Here’s how you can contact us.


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