University of Phoenix Foundation
The University of Phoenix Foundation was created in November 2006 to increase access to education in an effort to provide a pathway for economic advancement.
The University of Phoenix Foundation works to fulfill its mission by providing grants to 501(c)(3), nonprofit, tax-exempt, public charities to support the following programs that:
- Promote school readiness, particularly among at-risk students
- Improve educational opportunities for underrepresented students
- Increase the rate of underrepresented students earning college and advanced degrees
Roadtrip Nation: Roadtrip Nation is a leading youth empowerment organization that encourages students to define their own road in life. Their RoadtripNation.org program expands their reach into high schools to help at-risk students in disadvantaged communities gain access and exposure to life pathways that they may have otherwise not known existed.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America: The Boys & Girls Clubs’ mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The “Be Great: Graduate” program promotes higher education and encourages academic excellence for high school students.
College Track: College Track is an after-school, college preparatory program working to increase high school graduation college eligibility and enrollment, and college completion rates among low-income, under-resourced high school students.
Jobs for the Future: Jobs for the Future is a national, non-profit education and workforce intermediary with offices located in Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Through research, action, and advocacy, Jobs for the Future’s mission is to develop promising education and labor-market models that enable American families and companies to compete in a global economy.