ABF in the News


We work hard to get the word about our grants out to girls all over Minnesota, and we love others sharing our mission. Thank you to all the great media organizations who have shared our work!

Star Tribune highlights alumna leading Ann Bancroft Foundation

Olaf - Katie.PNGSt. Olaf College spotlights alumna Katie Lauer, our Program Director. Katie studied studio art and media at St. Olaf, where she also played basketball.

 

 

 

 

Ann Bancroft Foundation's new director Katie Lauer wants girls to dream big

Katie - Star Trub.jpgThe Star Tribune interviewed our new Program Director, Katie Lauer.

 

 

 

 

 

Business People: Sunday, Nov. 25

KL Head Shot (002).jpgThe Pioneer Press announced the hiring of Katie Lauer as our Program Director.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHOWING LEADERSHIP ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL

Day of the Girl 2018 - Kare 11.PNGABF was featured on Kare 11's "Breaking the News" with Adrienne Broaddus as part of a story on International Day Of The Girl 2018.

 

 

 

Ann Bancroft Foundation celebrates over 20 years of helping girls

Kare 11.PNGWatch this video streamed on Kare 11's Breaking News segment, featuring one of our alumnae!

 

 

 

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Minnesota girls to celebrate their "Voices"

2018_EventHomePage.jpgWe were so honored to be included on a segment on Kare 11 alongside Adrienne Broaddus, the emcee at our 2018 Annual Celebration. 

 

 

 

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The Ann Bancroft Foundation, founded by the polar explorer, funds Minnesota girls' dreams

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Going on tour: Sebeka teen embarking on seven-nation European trip with clarinet

Rachel Cross.jpgRachal received a Dare to Dream grant in the fall of 2017 to embark on a seven-nation European tour with Minnesota Music Ambassadors. Read this article to hear her story about making her dreams come true.

  

 

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Eden Prairie students get Ann Bancroft Foundation grants

BurschDestinee1-1.png"Two Eden Prairie students have been awarded grants from the Ann Bancroft Foundation as part of its overall mission 'to empower Minnesota girls to imagine something bigger and reach their full potential,' according to a news release." Congratulations, Estelle and Destinee!

 

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The Improve Group Week: Creating a buzz for evaluation with capacity building by Stacy Johnson

Eval Pic.PNGThanks to The Improve Group, we have been able to deepen our organizational impact through evaluation. Read what Stacy Johnson, a Research and Evaluation Director with The Improve Group, has to say about explaining her work, as well as what she has to say about their partnership with the Ann Bancroft Foundation.

Read the full evaluation report here.

 

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Eagan woman named manager at Bancroft Foundation

jennifer_headshot.jpgWelcome to the Ann Bancroft Foundation, Jennifer! The news of her arrival was picked up by several papers, including the Eagan Sun This Week.

 

 

 
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Popular Twin Cities dance studio reaches 'bittersweet' 15-year milstone

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We are so proud of our partner, Linda Green and the Art of Dance Studio, and all of the girls we have supported in their dream of dancing. Check out this article in the Star Tribune to learn more!

 

 

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Ann Bancroft's Foundation celebrates 20 years of helping girls achieve their dreams

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In celebration of our 20th anniversary, Mary Divine from the Pioneer Press writes a beautiful piece on the story of one of our alumna, along with the history of Ann Bancroft and how her adventures led to the founding of our organization.

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Ann Bancroft among speakers at Women's March in St. Paul

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Read about Ann's inspirational speak at Minnesota's Capital the day of the Women's March in the Press Publications.

 

 

 

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Through small grants, Ann Bancroft Foundation inspires Minnesota girls to live their dreams

MinnPost.PNGRead about the work we have accomplished since our founding in 1997.

 

 

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Ann Bancroft Foundation Celebrates Grant Recipients At DreamXchange

ann-bancroft-2015-dreamxchange.jpg Thank you, CBS Minnesota, for celebrating with us as we continue another year of supporting and empowering Minnesota girls.

 

 

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Ann Bancroft Foundation & Global Water Crisis

DSCN1755.jpgWCCO interviewed ABF alumnae Brooke Carey and Lucia Sullivan Possehl about their trip to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, where they backpacked for 50 days.