Case Study: Community of Peace Academy


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Founded in 1995, Community of Peace Academy is an award-winning, urban, PreK-12 charter school serving over 800 students on the East Side of St. Paul, Minnesota. 83 percent of students qualify for free or reduced-priced meals. The Academy boasts a high school graduation rate of 90% or higher, with more than 90% of graduates enrolling in post-secondary academic institutions.

The Challenge

Without an established fundraising program, Community of Peace Academy lacked the resources to accomplish their strategic plan on time.

The Answer

Fox Advancement worked alongside organizational leadership to secure new resources to launch the Academy’s fundraising program and equip staff with the tools and plan to execute the development plan.

The Result

From its launch, fundraising continues to grow at Community of Peace Academy. By adding new revenue through fundraising and setting a course for financial sustainability, the Academy was able secure bonding and finance the expansion of its facility by constructing a high school and creating a preschool.

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