expanding college opportunity 34 years of experience 16,000 "Dreamers" and counting

Transforming lives by getting Dreamers "to and through" postsecondary education

The Need

Our Programs

We offer a long-term program of academic and wraparound services to support low-income students from elementary school through college

Academic
Achievement
Knowledge &
Life Skills
Mental Health &
Stability
Mindset of Direction &
Aspiration
Support
Networks
Financial Resources &
Opportunity

Impact

High School Completion

90%

90% of Dreamers complete high school, representing $2.9 billion in earnings

College Enrollment

67%

67% of Dreamers who complete high school enroll in college

College Graduation

2x

Dreamers are nearly 2x more likely to earn a Bachelor’s degree than low-income peers

"When children born into the bottom fifth of the income distribution get a college degree, their chances of making it to the top nearly quadruple..."
– Brookings Institution

Over the past three decades, "I Have A Dream" Foundation has opened the doors of opportunity to thousands of students by providing a long-term program of mentoring, tutoring, enrichment, and tuition assistance to low-income students from early childhood through postsecondary.

We have deep knowledge of what it takes to get students to college and we are committed to investing in innovations that will further empower Dreamers to break the cycle poverty.

Join us and invest in our Dreamers

Their future is our future