We believe that everyone deserves a chance to pursue a higher education and lifelong learning.

Our foundation provides access to resources and experiences that empower people from low-income households to seek better career opportunities and improve their quality of life. Learn more about who we are and the work we do.

Our Impact

  • 21
    years of service to our students

  • 1,100+
    scholarships awarded since 1997

  • 87.8%
    of Dallas ISD students are economically disadvantaged

  • $1,500,000
    in scholarships provided

  • 24%
    of our students have used their funds to return to their studies

  • 495
    internship opportunities provided for our scholars

  • 73%
    of our students have applied their scholarship funds toward undergraduate studies

  • 1 in 10
    low-income young adults will complete a certificate or degree by age 24 [The Gates Foundation]

Only 30%
of low-income students enroll in college right after high school, and only 9 percent earn a bachelor’s degree by age 25 [Forbes]