Lower School student working on LEGO robotics structure
Upper School student painting portrait
Hockey sticks
Blake graduate walking across stage
Upper School teacher and students

Support Blake

Each year the Blake community comes together in support of our students and faculty. Philanthropic investments made by parents, guardians, alumni, family and friends help make up the costs of a Blake education that tuition alone does not cover. In addition to financial contributions, Blake community members invest generously with their time and talents - participating in events, serving on committees or volunteering in the classroom.

500+

Hours of academic support given to Minneapolis Public School students through LearningWorks

$3,000-$4,000

Invested per student from Blake Fund and endowment gifts

300+

Students supported by financial assistance including named scholarships

10%

Of total operating revenue comes from philanthropic gifts

Countless

Volunteer hours from groups such as Board of Trustees, Alumni Board, Parent Association and alumni class representatives

1,600+

Blake Fund donors

Blake Fund

Blake’s annual campaign of unrestricted operating dollars making the essential daily functions possible. Similar to a checking account.

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Endowment

Leadership gifts are maintained in perpetuity, directed to a specific area and guided by an endowment. Similar to a savings account earning interest.

Special Gifts

Periodic gifts of restricted dollars funding specific opportunities in areas of the school. Similar to a gift for something out of the ordinary such as adding an addition on your home.

Planned Giving

Ultimate gifts secure a donor’s legacy and help ensure Blake’s long-term financial future. Similar to a retirement plan.

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