1DF News & Exciting Updates

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

Big college dreams? Enter our #MyCollegeDream Challenge to get them funded!

College can be the best four years of your life. Since the 1,000 Dreams Fund is ALL about supporting your exciting career goals and dreams, we want to know: What is your big dream for yourself in college? Maybe it’s studying abroad in Spain or getting to attend an exciting student leadership conference. No dream

1,000 Dreams Fund Partners to Support the Next Generation of Female Leaders in Technology

It’s no secret – tech is hot. From the science lab to music production to the latest new app launch, young women are turning things up a notch in this exciting industry. But women are still sorely underrepresented in key leadership roles within the technology industry and among venture-backed startup founders. So we couldn’t be more THRILLED to announce

This Month Is All About The #StuffWeLove!

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s one of our favorite days because we get to celebrate the people and things we love. So we couldn’t be more excited to announce the launch of a new series for the 1,000 Dreams Fund — StuffWeLove. This content series is all about the influencers, movements and, well, stuff that matters

Enter our newest challenge: #MyDream2017!

Dreamers! We at the 1,000 Dreams Fund are all about supporting your big goals and dreams! That’s why we are super STOKED to announce our latest Instagram Challenge with funding at stake(!) in honor of this New Year — #MyDream2017! Each year, we get the exciting opportunity to renew our commitment to ourselves and our

From Our Founder’s Desk: Exciting Things Coming Up In 2017!

Dreamers – Happy New Year!  It’s certainly a happy one for the 1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF). As founder, I’m thrilled to share that we’ve made significant strides towards our vision of funding “1,000 girls and more,” and have already granted out over $40,000 to over 40 talented young women in need. You can read more about

Announcing Our Year-End Fundraising Campaign #Fund1000Dreams!

Millions of girls across America have big dreams about what they want to do with their lives, but they don’t have resources to make those dreams come true. They can’t afford the “extras” that make the difference in future success – from an opportunity to study abroad, to tech devices for budding young artists or

Changemakers: Enter our #MentorMe Challenge to secure funding for your next BIG idea!

You have BIG dreams about making our world a better, brighter and more awesome place – and we want to help you! Whether you head a student organization or want to run your own nonprofit, we can all use a financial boost and a little assistance from someone who has “been there and done it.”
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