1DF News & Exciting Updates

1,000 Dreams Fund Launches #MyCollegeCosts Challenge to Help Fund YOUR College Costs!

We get it, college is expensive! Textbooks. Housing. Test prep. Study abroad. While not tuition, these expenses add up and many of us cannot afford to do all the exciting things we dream of while in college. That’s why we couldn’t be more psyched to announce our latest challenge #MyCollegeCosts with over $10,000 in funding available to help

DIY? 74% Of Students Can’t Afford Important College Costs

College is shockingly expensive — and I’m not talking about tuition. Yes, that’s a big figure (and climbing every year), but it’s not surprising. Students know what to expect on their tuition bills at the beginning of each semester. Universities and colleges, for their part, emphasize their accessible aid packages and scholarships. So what really

Going for the Olympics is More than Just About Going for the Gold: Women’s Ski-Jumper Abby Ringquist’s Inspiring Story

Some young women are truly born to lead. Abby Ringquist is one of them. This talented ski jumper grew up just having fun on the slopes, but over time, she turned an after-school hobby into a professional career. And she’s on track to be an Olympic contender–if not champion–in the upcoming Winter Olympics. 1,000 Dreams

Big “Olympic” Announcement! #TeamAbby Challenge with U.S. Women’s Ski-Jumper Abby Ringquist as Ambassador Kicks Off!

Each year, thousands of American girls have big sports dreams, but little funding. 1,000 Dreams Fund wants to change that! During the build-up to the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, we are setting a new goal – to help fund the sports dreams of young women while helping fund Olympic-bound U.S. Women’s Ski-Jumper Abby Ringquist’s quest for

Announcing our new Student Advisory Board members for 2017-2018!

As you know well, the 1,000 Dreams Fund is all about supporting the awesome dreams of young women by funding the “extras” – those experiences like study abroad or college bound costs like college visits that can help accelerate personal growth and success. With that important mission motivating everything we do at 1DF, we are

From Our Founder’s desk: Meet our 2017 Fall Scholarship Recipients!

As founder of the 1,000 Dreams Fund, I’m thrilled to announce our fall “Class of 2017” scholarship recipients! These young women are doing some astounding things in their communities, and you’ll be meeting them in the weeks to come. We want to thank everyone who applied. You made our decision difficult! I also want to

We want YOU! 1,000 Dreams Fund Launches its 2017 Student Advisory Board Recruitment

    Are you a leader who wants to make a difference in the lives of other young women? Apply to become a member of our Student Advisory Board http://1000dreamsfund.org/student-advisory-board/ in making dreams a reality for students across the nation! This select group of 30 students gains access to the inner-workings of our non-profit to

1,000 Dreams Fund Celebrates Innovators at 2017 Northside Festival

Over 100,000 creative and cultural trendsetters came to Brooklyn, New York to experience the 2017 Northside Festival last week. The 1,000 Dreams Fund and Fortune partnered to bring this unique experience — featuring the best in music, arts and technology — to four lucky young women with our #HowiInnovateChallenge, in which girls across the country

1,000 Dreams Fund launches “#HowiInnovate Challenge”: VIP tickets to Northside Innovation Festival Up for Grabs!

Here at the 1,000 Dreams Fund, we are all about supporting your dreams in a variety of exciting ways. That’s why we are super stoked to be kicking off summer 2017 with a very cool opportunity for all of you innovators! 1,000 Dreams Fund is partnering with Fortune Magazine on “#HowiInnovate Challenge”* with 3 free

Meet the New Face of Tech!

During Women’s History Month 2017, the 1,000 Dreams Fund and tech company HARMAN teamed up to present the “New Face of Tech” Challenge. We searched the nation far and wide to identify and spotlight the next generation of female leaders in STEM. Over 125 young women in high school and college nationwide submitted why they represent