1,000 Dreams Fund Blog

The Lemonade Fix: How To Keep Your Dreams Alive Despite Significant Disruption

by Christie Garton, Founder & CEO of 1,000 Dreams Fund We’re officially more than halfway through 2020, and I think we can all agree that this year has served us some sour lemons — with the coronavirus pandemic still sitting comfortably at the top of that list. The impact of COVID-19 is global and far-reaching,

1,000 Dreams Fund’s ‘Summer Streams’ Twitch Charity Fundraiser Raises Nearly $18,000!

Our Streams for Dreams fundraisers just so happen to be pandemic-friendly — because they happen virtually. And, for the “Summer Streams” event hosted last week from July 14-16, we were extra-happy to get some much-needed screen time with our talented fundraisers who rallied together to benefit the Twitch community through our Twitch-BroadcastHER Grant! In just

Rev Up Your Career in Gaming and Esports With This Workshop Presented By Hitmarker and BroadcastHER

Do you have dreams of making it BIG in gaming and esports?  Want to get your foot in the door of an industry that’s growing larger every day? Get the esports career you have always dreamed of! We are partnering with Hitmarker, the world’s LARGEST gaming and esports job platform, for a special 1,000 Dreams

MEET OUR WINNERS! ANNOUNCING OUR 1,000 DREAMS FUND 2020 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Each year, we are always so inspired by the applications we receive to our 1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund — the program we launched the 1,000 Dreams Fund organization with, back in 2016! Our scholarship program is focused on providing critical funds to help fuel the dreams of talented women in need by supporting the extracurricular

Pay It Forward with 1,000 Dreams Fund’s Power of Music Challenge, Supporting Music Education for Children

How many times have you listened to music that really makes you feel something… songs that evoke calmness, dreaminess, happiness, sadness. Tunes that energize; relax; provoke; inspire; educate. Music that helped you get through a hard time. The language of music is powerful. It’s something we can all relate to. It brings us together —

Hitmarker and 1,000 Dreams Fund partner to help women build a career in gaming and esports

Have you heard about Hitmarker? It’s the world’s LARGEST gaming and esports job platform — and we are partnering with them! We wanted to be sure to share all the details with you about this new partnership for our BroadcastHER Academy, our fellowship program for women in gaming and esports. So check out the press release

1,000 Dreams Fund Board Spotlight: Kristina Campbell and Felicia Johnson

At 1,000 Dreams Fund, we’re so fortunate to have an incredible Board of Directors who share in our mission of opening as many doors as possible for young women to realize their educational and professional dreams while removing barriers due to lack of funding and debt. To celebrate our Board, we are starting a new

1,000 Dreams Fund’s ‘Stream for Dreams’ Twitch Charity Fundraiser Wraps With More Than $156,000 Raised to Date!

We were so thrilled to team up again with Twitch in March for our third annual Streams for Dreams fundraiser in honor of Women’s History Month! All of our fundraisers really stepped up, and we are so grateful especially during these uncertain times. Thanks to them and everyone who donated to the cause, we raised

1,000 Dreams Fund Announces Our 2020 BroadcastHER Academy Esports and Gaming Fellows

While the coronavirus pandemic has turned worlds upside down, we’re excited to offer some positive news today! We recently announced a life-changing opportunity for women in gaming — 1DF’s BroadcastHER Academy (powered by Allied Esports and HyperX Gaming): An Esports and Gaming Fellowship Program for Women — and invited interested women to apply during a

Our Students Show the Power of ‘Girls Supporting Girls’ this Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month — and no better month for our Student Advisory Board (SAB) to team up to raise enough funds to sponsor a young woman for Project: Girls on the Rise (PGOTR). Visit their fundraising page. PGOTR helps empower young, college-bound women to follow their goals and dreams by funding critical costs,