History of the Foundation

  • Established in 1988, Centaur Foundation has given support to Earle Brown Elementary STEAM and Brooklyn Center Middle and High School STEAM by awarding monetary grants. During the years since its creation, the Foundation has also contributed to BCCS by:

    • Offering scholarships to graduating seniors at Brooklyn Center High School
    • Purchasing a baby grand piano for the Rossi Auditorium
    • Making it possible for BCCS teaching staff to experience unique training opportunities
    • Offering academic and curricular grants that are used to enrich and enhance student experiences
    • Supporting after-school and summer programs for PreK-12 students
    • Providing opportunities for students to have new learning experiences away from their school by sponsoring field trips
    • Partnering with other Brooklyn Center organizations that support the youth in the Brooklyn Center community
    • Helping teachers develop programs that improve student achievement