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Yearly Archives: 2024

1,000 Dreams Fund Impact Story: New Face of Tech Winner Heads To MomoCon with 1DF

1,000 Dreams Fund loves to partner with other organizations to develop “HireHER” opportunities for our beneficiaries that provide access to special events and hands-on training that can lead to employment.  We have been long-time collaborators with gaming nonprofit LANFest, which recently reached out with a volunteer opportunity for our women to attend MomoCon 2024, a

1,000 Dreams Fund Made Dreams Come True At DreamHack Dallas 2024!

Imagine a “magical realm where gamers from all walks of life unite under one gigantic roof, armed with their trusty keyboards, and fueled by an insatiable passion for pixels — where the glow of screens paints the air with a neon aura allowing you to experience, conquer, and share with newfound friends.” Sounds pretty incredible,

1,000 Dreams Fund Announces Twitch Women’s Guild BroadcastHER Grant Winners for 2024!

1,000 Dreams Fund’s incredible BroadcastHER Initiative, which funds women and femme content creators and gamers, has supported hundreds of dreams since the initiative’s launch in 2019 — and we have 20 new BroadcastHER Grant winners to welcome into the community! Our BroadcastHER Grant program, created to specifically support women content creators who remain under-resourced, is

It’s Cap-and-Gown Time: Help Turn More Dreams Into Degrees in 2024!

It’s graduation season — and we especially are inspired by this time of year at 1,000 Dreams Fund. That’s because we’re so thrilled to honor all the talented graduates we’ve been able to support this past school year — thanks to our generous community of donors.  Over the last year, we’ve provided life-changing funding and

Bridging the Gender Gap: 1,000 Dreams Fund Hosted a Timely Panel Discussion at LVL UP EXPO

In April, 1,000 Dreams Fund was honored to receive an invitation from the 2024 LVL UP EXPO planners to host a timely and important “Bridging the Gender Gap” panel discussion in Las Vegas.  LVL UP EXPO is a three-day event for the gaming industry helping competitors, collectors, fans, and brands to celebrate the world of

1,000 DREAMS FUND’S BROADCASTHER ACADEMY GAMING & ESPORTS FELLOWSHIP Returns – Now Accepting Applications!

We’re excited to announce the return of our BroadcastHER Academy Fellowship for Women in Gaming & Esports for Year 6! In partnership with title sponsors HyperX and Skillshot Media and supporting partners MSI, Ghost Gaming, and Hitmarker, we are offering five Fellows a game-changing career opportunity for women interested in pursuing careers in esports and

ANNOUNCING OUR FIRST ROUND OF 1,000 DREAMS FUND BROADCASTHER GRANT WINNERS 2024!

We recently hosted our FIRST 1,000 Dreams Fund BroadcastHER Grant winners announcement for 2024, welcoming eight new grantees to the community!  This is our sixth year to host this initiative, where we’ve now funded more than THREE HUNDRED dreams. This grant specifically supports women and femme content creators across ALL platforms, including Twitch, Facebook, YouTube,

Our 1,000 Dream Fund MentorHER Workshop in Partnership with Nestle Was a Hit!

Since our launch in 2016, 1,000 Dreams Fund has been committed to providing students with access to critical resources and funding to ensure that no big hurdle stands in the way of a big dream. Our MentorHER Initiative was launched in 2019 to help close the mentorship gap for women by connecting students with mentors

Save the Date: 1,000 Dreams Fund’s Student Leadership Summit 2024

Put Saturday, July 20, 2024, on your calendar!  This is the date of 1,000 Dreams Fund’s 2024 Student Leadership Summit!  Our annual summit is an empowering day filled with speakers, networking, and more — and it’s designed to inspire and equip you with the tools you need to become a leader in your community and

1,000 Dreams Fund Raised More Than $50,000 During ‘Dare to Dream’ Women’s History Month Fundraiser!

We’re reflecting with gratitude on an incredibly rewarding Women’s History Month in March — which focused on the theme of “Dare to Dream”.  At 1,000 Dreams Fund, we believe that every woman deserves the chance to dare to dream, and we are so grateful to the many people who dared to dream with us in