1,000 Dreams Fund Blog

1,000 Dreams Fund 2023 Annual Report: Celebrating Seven Years of Making Dreams Come True!

As we look back on 2023 — while celebrating all SEVEN of our years of making dreams come true — we are so inspired. Inspired by the talented young women we’ve been able to positively impact; inspired by you, our supporters and partners; and inspired by all the goodness that is to come.  I hope


The global generosity movement that is Giving Tuesday is today — and there’s no better time to reflect on our gratitude for your support and to celebrate the launch of our “1,000 Dreams to 1,000 Realities” fundraiser.  1,000 Dreams Fund has been fueling the dreams of talented women in need in the U.S. and across

1,000 Dreams Fund Announces “Project: Girls On The Rise” Program Participants for 2023-2024

Making a decision about WHICH college, university or educational program after high school is a huge decision! There are many factors to consider — from academics, to campus life, extracurriculars, location, financial considerations, and more! But choosing the RIGHT school or program is even more challenging when financial burdens prevent campus visits or even test prep

JBL Quantum Grant with 1,000 Dreams Fund for Women in Esports Returns for Year 3 – Application Now Open!

The JBL Quantum Grant with 1,000 Dreams Fund is back for its THIRD year to amplify the voices of U.S. women students in esports and help jumpstart their careers! We’re thrilled to continue our partnership with audio equipment leader JBL to provide funding and access to crucial experiences for these talented women. It’s all about

1,000 Dreams Fund Unveils Student Advisory Board for 2023-2024

We are so excited to bring to you our 2023-2024 Student Advisory Board (SAB). One of the ways we continue to empower young women to go after their dreams is through this SAB program. Each school year, we recruit students from all 50 states to serve as advisors to our work. These emerging leaders represent

1,000 Dreams Fund & HARMAN Announce the Seventh Year For the Life-Changing ‘New Face of Tech’ Scholarship Program For Women in Tech!

Dreaming of a career in the tech world? We want to help YOU!  This program is open to all career pathways in tech, so don’t click away just because you’re not pursuing a computer science degree. From marketing to graphic design to videographers and, of course, the traditional S.T.E.M. degrees (science, technology, engineering and math),

Apply for Our 2023 Paliwal Club of 100 — For Women in Music and S.T.E.A.M!

It goes without saying that both the arts and the sciences are vital to society, and women need to have a seat at the table. Both disciplines are wildly innovative in their own right — and both give meaning to our world. 1,000 Dreams Fund believes it is important that we support and elevate women

Meet the New Members of Our Board of Directors

Earlier this year, we announced we were taking applications (for the first time ever!) to join our incredible 1,000 Dreams Fund Board of Directors. Our board is vital to our organization; they bring talent and perspective to drive our mission and goals to new heights while helping to determine planning and policy decisions, assuring adequate

1,000 Dreams Funds and Riot Games Announce Esports Broadcasting Cadetship Program!

Have you always wanted to work in the esports and gaming industry but didn’t know where to start? We have just the thing for you!  1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF) is teaming up with Riot Games to launch our first-ever Riot Games Esports Broadcasting Cadetship to help accelerate the careers of women in the esports production

This Back To School Season, Help Young Women in Need Move ‘Full Dream Ahead’

School is officially back in session!  At 1,000 Dreams Fund, we’re particularly fond of this time of year because it kickstarts another season of making dreams come true. The young women who we are funding with life-changing microgrants, inspiring through mentorship, and uplifting through hands-on learning opportunities are moving Full Dream Ahead — and we