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Centaur Foundation

Our Mission

To enhance the education of PreK-12 learners in the Brooklyn Center Community Schools.

The Centaur Foundation is a volunteer organization affiliated with BCCS. The organization’s sole purpose and goal is to help support and maintain the continued excellence of BCCS. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is committed to enhancing the academic experience for all students. The foundation is made up of alumni, district retirees, district employees and community members. 

Your Support is Needed!

Way to Help

  • Make a donation
  • Attend a Foundation meeting
  • Connect the Foundation to businesses that would support us
  • Invite the Foundation to set up a table at your next community function or reunion

Future Work

In the coming years, Centaur Foundation will continue to provide grants and offer support for programs that help increase academic achievement and promote social development of all students. In addition, the Foundation will:

  • Expand the involvement of parents, community members, businesses and civic organizations.
  • Establish community connections and relationships that benefit students, staff and schools.
  • Enter into partnerships with community agencies that will benefit our schools
  • Search for sources that will provide additional funding for the Foundation’s grant program.

Grant Applications

Classroom Grants

Classroom grants are offered to BCCS staff who seek funding for special projects or classroom materials. 

Click here to download the classroom grant application.

Click here to fill out the grant application online.

Teacher Grants

Centaur Foundation's Teacher Summer Professional Growth Grants are awarded to teachers for personal and professional growth with the hope that these awards will allow teachers to pursue interests that impact student learning.

Applications are accepted from August 1 to March 31 with teacher grant interviews being conducted later in the spring. Click here for more information about teacher grants.

Click here to fill out the Teacher Grant Application


Mailing Address

Centaur Foundation
6500 Humboldt Ave North
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

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Make a Tax Deductible Donation

*NEW* Payroll Deduction Form
BCCS employees can log into Skyward Employee Access and complete the request to the Centaur Foundation.


Click on Donate to make a donation through PayPal below.

Donate Online

By Mail

Download and complete the donation form and mail to:

Brooklyn Center High School
c/o The Centaur Foundation
6500 Humboldt Ave. North
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
**Please make check payable to: The Centaur Foundation

Donation Form

Archived Newsletters

2023-2024 Centaur Foundation Newsletter
2022-2023 Centaur Foundation Newsletter

2019-2020 Centaur Foundation Newsletter

2017-2018 Centaur Foundation Newsletter