Monthly Archives: January 2018

Shout Out Abby Ringquist As She Heads to the 2018 Winter Olympics – And Win!

Calling all fans of the Olympics! We have one of our #funded girls headed to the Winter Games! The 2018 Winter Olympics are here and we’re so excited to announce that U.S. Women’s Ski-Jumper Abby Ringquist’s dream came true and she is headed to her first-ever Olympics! Abby’s “never give up” attitude and commitment to

1,000 Dreams Fund’s ‘#FundGirlsOnTheRise’ fundraiser winner Casey recaps her VIP experience at the Olympic Trials

1,000 Dreams Fund and Olympic-bound ski jumper Abby Ringquist have teamed up for our first-annual fundraiser, #FundGirlsOnThe Rise.  After reaching our first goal of $15,000, we randomly selected a donor to attend the Olympic Trials for Women’s Ski Jumping in Park City, UT on December 30th & 31st, 2017. Here is winner Casey’s recap of her

Building the Next Great Generation Starts With Financial Literacy

“I can’t adult today.” It’s a standard funny line, and it’s funny because it’s so true. Young people have no problem standing up and taking care of themselves. They are creative, talented and adventurous. But financial life skills are often lacking from their education. Parents sometimes share their knowledge, but in families of lower economic

How Micro-Grants Make a Macro Difference

The college experience has changed dramatically over the years. When many Boomer women went to college, junior year abroad was a dream reserved for only the wealthiest of students. Women came into college on a pretty even footing from high schools all over the nation. Some women worked past marriage, but many still chose to