Two members of the Fulfillment Fund high school class of 2012 have been selected to receive the prestigious Gates Millenium Scholarship, which covers all tuition costs, including living expenses, at any college or university.
The Fulfillment Fund has named Kenny Rogers, a nonprofit leader with a strong track record of leadership at youth-oriented and college access organizations, as its new CEO.
Fulfillment Fund mentor-and-student team David Kanuth and Jason Galbert recently met someone special: The President of the United States.
Many Fulfillment Fund students are the first in their families to apply to and attend college. Many have never set foot on a college campus, and traveling out of town to visit a campus may be prohibitively expensive. The Fulfillment Fund's overnight and day college trips empower students with first-hand knowledge of the wide range of choices available to them, and help them envision themselves as a college student.
Destination College – the Fulfillment Fund’s signature, day-long college preparation event - provides high school students who may be the first in their family to apply to college with a multi-faceted view of what to expect at college, and how to prepare to get there.
91% of Fulfillment Fund students in the class of 2011 graduated high school — the highest rate in the Fund’s 34-year history. This fall, 93% of these graduates will attend college, many becoming the first in their family to do so.
Microsoft representatives presented a $250,000 technology grant to the Fulfillment Fund following a month-long campaign in which hundreds of Fulfillment Fund supporters cast votes on the Microsoft Store Facebook page.