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1,000 Dreams Fund Blog

1,000 Dreams Fund Announces 2022 New Face Of Tech Scholarship Winners!

The SIXTH year of our New Face of Tech Scholarship Program — in partnership with tech giant HARMAN — has been so incredible.  We are always so inspired by everyone who applies and we couldn’t be more thrilled to introduce you to our 25 winners for 2022. Our New Face of Tech Scholarship Program funds

WE’RE HEADING TO THE 2ND ANNUAL BATTLE FOR CHARITY — AND WE’RE BETTING ON AN EPIC EVENT!

Vegas, here we come! Only a few days after the calendar clicks over to 2023, we’ll be in the Entertainment Capital of the World for the second annual Battle for Charity on January 5. We’re so honored to be back at this incredible, invite-only event, which is hosted at the HyperX Arena. P.S. This is

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: You Can Help Turn 1,000 Dreams to 1,000 Realities!

This season, we’re reflecting on all that has been accomplished with your support. Our national nonprofit has been tirelessly dedicated to fueling the dreams of talented women in need in the U.S. and across the world for six years now.  Through our micro-grants, experiential learning sessions, mentorship, and more, we’ve made a difference for thousands

We broke a good sweat — for a good cause — in our ElevateHER, ElevateYOU “live” celebration

We recently hosted our live virtual celebration and final fundraiser for our first-ever ElevateHER, ElevateYOU Fitness Charity Fundraiser with Pure Barre.  Anyone was able to participate in the fun ballet-meets-pilates fitness class for all levels and ages — right from the comfort of their homes!  We loved getting our community of supporters together to make

1,000 Dreams Fund 2022 Annual Report: Celebrating Six Years of Making Dreams Come True!

Tis the season for both gratefulness and reflection.  As we look back on 2022 — while celebrating all six 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 our supporters and partners. Inspired by all the goodness that

1,000 Dreams Fund Unveils Student Advisory Board for 2022-2023

One of the ways we continue to empower young women to go after their dreams is through our Student Advisory Board (SAB) program. Each school year, we recruit students from all 50 states to serve as advisors to our work. These emerging leaders represent their peers in high school, college and graduate school. While they

1,000 Dreams Fund Announces our “Project: Girls On The Rise” Program Participants for 2022-2023

Choosing the right college or what education program to pursue after high school can be a very tall order with many factors to consider. It can be even more challenging when financial burdens prevent campus visits or even test prep and college application fees for high school students. Our Project: Girls On The Rise (PGOTR)

1,000 Dreams Fund hosts its first-ever meeting for our Paliwal Club of 100 Scholars

In November 2022, we celebrated a big milestone for the organization. We hosted our first-ever Paliwal Club of 100 Meeting, bringing together our Paliwal Club of 100 Scholarship recipients for an opportunity to meet the family that has invested in their educational careers and dreams.  In 2019, 1,000 Dreams Fund partnered with the Ila and

Introducing ‘ElevateHER, ElevateYOU,’ a Fundraising Event with Pure Barre!

At 1,000 Dreams Fund, we’re all about celebrating wellness in all categories. That’s why we’re so thrilled to partner with Pure Barre DC for our new ground-breaking charity event, ElevateHER, ElevateYOU, supporting the talented young women in need that our organization serves nationwide.  During the month-long ElevateHER, ElevateYOU fundraising event, you are invited to attend

Recapping Our Incredible Time at TwitchCon 2022 as a Featured Charity!

TwitchCon was back IRL in 2022 — and we were so here for it (literally!) After being hosted virtually the last couple of years, TwitchCon was back and better than ever.  We were so excited to get back in the same space as the entire Twitch community and tons of fans for a weekend of games,