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1,000 Dreams Fund Blog

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

ANNOUNCING THE 1,000 DREAMS FUND 2024 DREAM TEAM!

We’re so excited to introduce you to our 1,000 Dreams Fund 2024 Dream Team! The 1,000 Dreams Fund mission is to fuel the dreams of talented women in need. That mission comes to life in the various programs we run that provide critical investments, whether in the form of funding, mentorship or experiential learning opportunities

Impact Story: Meet Gaby — A 1,000 Dreams Fund Student Advisory Board Member

1,000 Dreams Fund is proud to host several student leadership development opportunities for our members year-round from our annual Student Leadership Summit to our Student Advisory Board (SAB), which brings together 50 students from across the country to work directly with 1DF on projects throughout the academic year.  Gaby, a 2023-2024 Student Advisory Board member,

“Sustain” Your Future and Join 1,000 Dreams Fund for a MentorHER Workshop in Partnership with NESTLE!

April is Earth Month, a time dedicated to honoring our planet and fostering environmental consciousness. In the spirit of sustainability and empowerment, Nestlé and 1,000 Dreams Fund are proud to announce their partnership through the MentorHER Initiative. During Earth Month we reflect on our environmental impact and commit to positive change. It’s a time we