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The Adler Graduate School is a 501(c)3 which prepares mental health professionals and leaders in helping people change their lives.  We work within the dynamic communities of the Twin Cities, Minnesota, our country, and the world by addressing a wide range of needs related to the mental health and well-being of individuals, couples, families, and organizations.

The excellence of our students has been a great asset to the community. We hear from individuals and communities far and wide how much our alums impact the communities in which they live. Yet, the truth is, attending college is getting increasingly challenging and our future students need your help. With simple donations from our alumni, community partners, and friends, we can make a difference for the next generation of aspiring mental health professionals. 


How Will My Donation Be Used?

The generosity of our friends and alumni allow Adler Graduate School to continue to realize its vision and mission, contributing to excellence in academic programming, doing community, and helping to make the world a better place - while keeping education affordable for current and future students.

Our Mission

"Preparing mental health and human service professionals with a strong Adlerian foundation to foster encouragement, collaboration, and a sense of belonging to the individuals, families, and the culturally diverse communities they serve."

Our Vision

"The Adler Graduate School will be a leader in empowering and developing mental health and human service professionals to transform society through social interest in action."


Donation Type Description
Adlerian Educational Innovation and Academic Excellence Fund This fund supports educational innovation and academic excellence. This  might include: innovation in online education and technology,  tele-counseling, supervised mental health services in communities of need, or an Adlerian Scholar in Residence..
Social Interest, Student  Scholarship  and Community Fund This fund supports AGS students who have financial needs for degree completion,  receive tuition scholarship discounts with our community partners or who plan on long-term community service as a role in their career. It also is used to support our students who might be experiencing a financial crises in their lives, to help pay for a bus pass, pay an electric bill or support with a food voucher.
Capital Improvement/Building Fund A fund to support the ongoing capital imporvements the Adler Graduate School's physical facility and create an Adlerian Center for community education and services
President's Discretionary Fund A fund to support the ongoing needs of Adler Graduate School as determined by the President.  This might include Adelrian professional development new technology, activities around community and organizational  engagement, social justice activities, diversity and multicultural education and quality education initiatives.
Open Donation Fund A fund to support the expansion and continuous improvement of Adler Graduate School.  This fund allows for the discretionary use of funds to meet immmediate and future needs as they arise.


How Can I Give? 

Annual Giving: Submit online through our secure online giving form, mail an AGS Pledge Form; Recommend a Gift through a Donor Advised Fund; Select Adler Graduate School as a beneficiary of your shopping at Amazon Smile.

Please mail or email the AGS Pledge Form with your gift. You may indicate a special designation for your gift on the memo line on your check. Gifts with no specific designation will be put to good use in our open donation fund. 

Mail your gift to:  Business Office, Adler Graduate School, 10225 Yellow Circle Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55343

Company Matching Gifts: 

Many companies have matching gift programs that multiply the philanthropic efforts of their employees. These programs offer an easy way to double or triple your donation to Adler Graduate School..

Creating Your Legacy

Legacy gifts provide the foundation for Adler Graduate School's work. These gifts allow you to care for yourself, your family, and your assets, and to provide for the transfer of your assets to those close to you and organizations you care about, both during your lifetime and afterwards. We can help you find the best way to make a charitable gift and in the process make a gift that might not otherwise have been possible. 

There are many types of gifts you can make today that won’t affect your existing financial resources, but will have a significant impact upon Adler Graduate School. You have an opportunity to give to the future of the institution you care so much about, while maintaining control and flexibility today. 

  • Learn more about bequests
  • Learn more about retirement assets and life insurance 

You can donate assets to Adler Graduate School in exchange for payments each year to you and/or another person for life. What is left at the end of the gift plan will benefit AGS to continue its work and vision. Learn more about charitable gift annuities and charitable remainder trusts. We would be happy to discuss other gifts that might be of interest to you, such as personal property, real estate, and charitable lead trusts, and endowments.  We have partnered with Thrivent Financial and In Fraith Community Foundation to help guide your legacy giving.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like to designate an online donation to a specific program of choice, please contact our President, Jeffrey Allen at (612) 767-7048 or

Adler Graduate School is a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.