Fundraising Opportunities

DaVinci Academy participates in and sponsors a variety of fundraisers throughout the year. In addition to helping fund our school’s ongoing needs, these fundraisers are also important in promoting and building our community. We encourage all families and friends to take advantage of these opportunities!

Below are a few of the ways you can participate!


Color Run

Our annual Color Splash Run is held in the fall.  The run is a great community building event. Get Active Fundraising Color Splash Run is an untimed fun run featuring a 5K course. Throughout the course participants will experience color splash zones, where they will be doused in color. There will also be a final color toss celebration. Check out the fun we had.

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Amazon Smiles

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Are you looking for that sweet gift for the holidays that your kids will love? Maybe you will be attending a Dynamite sporting event in the near future and you want to show some SPARK! As you begin planning your holiday shopping, did you know DaVinci Academy can benefit from your purchases on Amazon? It’s as easy as 1 … 2 … 3!
  1. Visit smile.amazon.com. (Bookmark the site for easier access in the future.)
  2. Log in with your existing account. (You can create an account if you don’t have one.)
  3. Search for “Davinci Academy of Arts and Science” and select it as your charity.

Every time you make a purchase from smile.amazon.com, DaVinci Academy will receive a donation from eligible purchases to put toward our school!

Give to The Max Day

Each November DaVinci Academy participates in Give to the Max Day, and each year we are amazed by and so grateful for the generous donations from our Give to the Max logocommunity! 2017 donations totaled over $4,000 and contributions went towards our outdoor classroom areas. This year’s donations will go towards scholarships for our students to participate in sports and extracurricular activities.

Check out our GiveMN.org page for more details and to donate!

Heggies Pizza Sale

This year’s pizza sale funds will be used for art and music upgrades; such as new risers for the music department and new art supplies and tools for the art department.

Order forms for Heggies Pizza will be sent home with your child on Monday, November 12. Order forms are due back Monday, November 26.  Pizzas will be delivered in mid-December.

Easy Ways to Raise Funds for DaVinci Academy

Lands’ End has a “School Rewards Program” that provides DaVinci Academy the opportunity to benefit from any clothing purchased from their school catalog, from the school uniform section of their website, or from special kiosks in Lands’ End and Sears retail stores. The amount of the benefit ranges from 1% to 3% of total purchases by people who have identified our school as the benefit recipient. We encourage you to take a look at what Lands’ End has to offer, at www.landsend.com/schooluniforms. Merchandise includes everything from children’s uniform wear to men’s and women’s casual clothing. DaVinci Academy’s school identifying number under the Lands’ End program is 900142712. When making your purchase, please refer to this number. If you do not have it available at the time of your purchase, you can also find us under the full school name, DaVinci Academy of Arts and Science.

In addition, programs offered by General Mills, Kemp’s and others are administered by our active Parent and Teachers Organization (PTO). See details about current opportunities on the PTO’s website.

Interested in Creating a Fundraising Event for the School?

The DaVinci Academy School Development Committee monitors and/or organizes all fundraising events for the school. A “fundraising event” is defined as any activity that is conducted on behalf of DaVinci Academy of Arts and Science to raise funds and/or produce tangible items (e.g. books) and/or to enhance a school activity (e.g. poinsettias for the holiday music program). A Fundraising Event Application form must be submitted for School Development Committee review prior to the event. This process will be enforced for all fundraising events. Please note that the PTO may also conduct separate fundraising efforts.