FREE Help with Your Financial Aid Application

It will take more than good luck and best intentions to pay for college. You need a plan of action, and it should begin with Minnesota College Goal.

Attend a Workshop

Come to a Minnesota College Goal workshop to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with help from our knowledgeable Link to Online FAFSAfinancial aid volunteers.

You can also enter your name in a drawing for a chance to win a $500 Educational Award.

For more information about our workshops, go to the Students and Families page of our website.

Read some 2013 Workshop Highlights!


About the Minnesota College Goal Program

Minnesota College Goal is a statewide volunteer program that provides free information and assistance to students and families who are applying for financial aid for post secondary education.

Minnesota College Goal brings together financial aid professionals from colleges and universities, along with other volunteers, to help college-bound students and their families complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). This form is required for any student seeking federal and state financial aid, including grants and loans at all colleges in the country. Meet the Steering Committee.

The Minnesota College Goal program was created by the Indiana Student Financial Aid Association with funding from Lilly Endowment, Inc., and with supplemental support from Lumina Foundation for Education. Since 2001, Lumina Foundation has provided funds and the model to help establish College Goal Sunday in other states.

College Goal Sunday and USA Funds are working to bring the program to many more states, with the ultimate goal of each state offering a College Goal Sunday program to its residents. Currently, College Goal Sunday events are being held in 40 states and the District of Columbia and is managed by USA Funds.