Collaborative programs, seminars, and projects with area schools that bring people of all ages together for lifelong learning.
In 2014, $2,000 was awarded to the Nicollet Public School (NPS) Agriculture/Industrial Arts Department project dedicated to to upgrading equipment and making it OSHA compliant and to address related program improvements in the agricultural department.
Also in 2014, $2,000 was given to the NPS press box project for its sound system.
In 2015, the Greater Nicollet Area Community Foundation, partnering with Hewitt Lifts and Roll-A-Dock, donated $1,300 to purchase an all-purpose welder for the ag/industrial arts shop at Nicollet Public High School.
Also in 2015, $1,340 was donated to Nicollet Public School to purchase a tuba and leather music folders.
The Foundation helped Nicollet Public School facilitate the NPS 100th Anniversary Celebration by donating $2,500.
In 2016, the Education Endowment Fund donated $250 for the MSU Theater Group visitation with K-4 students from Nicollet Public School, Trinity and Immanuel.
In 2017, $500 was given to the Nicollet Public School music program to fund a performance at the Mall of America.
Also in 2017, $600 was awarded to the Nicollet Public School music program to support the popular percussion section with the purchase of a snare drum.
Additionally, $600 was awarded to the NPS Little Raiders to help cover the busing costs for field trips.
In 2018, $600 was awarded to the Little Raiders to again help cover the busing costs for field trips.
Also in 2018, $1,300 was given to the Nicollet Public School for the purchase of a new kiln.