Advancing Youth Development

Sundance Family Foundation is building pathways that connect young adults to career exploration, short-term training, job placement and middle-skills career opportunities.

The Problem We’re Solving

Youth in low income communities and communities of color experience unemployment

4X-6X

higher than the Minnesota statewide average unemployment rate.

EARN & LEARN

See how participating in the Earn & Learn program can help your organization and underserved youth in the Twin Cities.

NON-PROFITS

Connect Youth with Training Programs and Opportunities

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EMPLOYERS

Develop a Talented & Sustainable Workforce

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GOVERNMENT

Expand the Workforce and Create a More Inclusive Economy

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IMPACT STORIES


More than Mechanical Work

More than Mechanical Work

Tried and True Youth Mechanics offers a professional development program focused on small engines for high school students in the Forest Lake area.

See how three young men took part in the workforce readiness program outside of a traditional day at school and have thrived — earning scholarships, attending postsecondary school for additional training and developing their skills.

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LATEST NEWS


Sunrise Banks: Our Community Impact Investing Partner

Sunrise Banks: Our Community Impact Investing Partner

Sunrise Banks is a CDFI (Community Development Financial Institution) that promotes financial inclusion and economic development among poorer communities. With a local focus, CDFIs like Sunrise Banks seek out those communities that are underserved by the traditional banking sector.

Sundance Family Foundation holds assets in Sunrise Banks providing the capital needed to impact development in our communities. See an example of the type of results this produces.

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