One Million Dollars for Students
One million dollars is how much remains as we raise funds towards our goal of $3 million this year. We have already received $2 million in contributions and are relying on you to help bring us to the finish line with the final 30%.
College enrollment has been on a steady decline for the past two years: the undergraduate student body nationwide is 1.4 million students fewer than it was before the pandemic began.¹ That’s a 9.4% drop in enrollment overall nationwide. While there are numerous factors contributing to such a steep and swift decline, the rising cost of tuition is an unavoidably obvious one.
of first-time, fulltime college students receive financial
With $1 million in additional funding, we will be able to send many more students to college that otherwise wouldn’t have gone.
Costs for One Year³
• Tuition (public, out-of-state): $27,091
• Room and Board: Up to $12,870
• Annual Expenses (including transportation): Up to $5,294
• Books and Supplies: $1,230
For hundreds of thousands of dedicated, ambitious young scholars, the cost is the primary factor determining whether or not they will be able to follow their dreams of higher education. Our goal is to send them to college, but we can’t accomplish our mission without your help.
1. U.S. News & World Report, 2. National Center for Education Statistics, 3. Education Data Initiative
of students skipped meals to afford books and course
who drop out of college do so for financial
Our supporters helped these students become college grads, community leaders and beacons of hope.
Be inspired by their stories—and help us support thousands of others.